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Cheer on the athletes at the US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Championships

The US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Championships will be held at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Forest Park, St. Louis, Mo. from August 31 through September 5. Admission is $5. The ROHO Group is a title sponsor of the event this year. Open players will begin play on Tuesday, August 30. Lettered players begin play…

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US Quad Rugby Association National Championships

Quad rugby is one of the fastest growing wheelchair sports. It’s been featured all over the media including in the NBC TV series Friday Night Lights and the 2005 movie Murderball. Quad Rugby has also been featured on the ESPN show Timesless and FX’s 30 Days. The USQRA DI & DII National Championship Tournaments begin tomorrow at the…

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National Wheelchair Basketball Championships begin April 7th

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association will host the 62nd annual National Championship Tournament in Denver, CO beginning April 7th through the 11th. The Championship will include the Championship Division, Division III, Women’s Division, Prep Division, Junior Division and the Varsity Division. For more information about the Championships including hotel and venue locations visit the NWBA…

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Check out these amazing Paralympic Games photos

The Boston Globe published some amazing photos from the 2010 Paralympic Games in Vancouver on their Web site on Wednesday. There are some amazing action shots and tender moments of the athletes with their families.  The images truly are inspiring.

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Operation Deep Down gives disabled Veterans the chance to scuba dive

The March issue of New Mobility magazine features a cover story on Cody Unser and her effort to help train disabled veterans to scuba dive with Operation Deep Down. Cody Unser was only 12 when she was diagnosed with transverse myelitis which has left her paralyzed from the chest down. Unser is the granddaughter of…

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What is ice sledge hockey?

Ice sledge hockey is the sit-down version of ice hockey. It was invented in the early 1960s in Stockholm, Sweden by disabled hockey players. The game was not introduced to the Winter Paralympics until the 1994 Games.

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Get excited for the Paralympic Games in Vancouver!

Vancouver has been a hot spot for sports lately with its hosting of the Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Games. The Paralympic Games will be held March 12-21. The games feature five exciting winter sports including alpine and cross-country skiing, biathlon, ice sledge hockey and wheelchair curling. You can watch the games live at ParalympicSport.tv.…

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Randy Snow Passes, Facebook Page under construction

Hello friends, As you may or may not be aware, our very good friend Randy Snow, passed away at the age of 50 last night. He was teaching tennis in El Salvador when his passing took place. He had a wonderful life, and there is peace in knowing he was doing what he loved in…

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USA Quad Rugby Team Takes the Championship!

The CHAMPIONSHIP belongs to the USA!!! We had a great game against our rival Canada. We jumped out to a 16 to 8 lead in the 1st quarter and it just got better from there! We beat them 63 to 26. I think that was the largest margin of victory between the two countries in…

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