A new show titled Exceleration that is dedicated to showcasing athletes with disabilities. The show, which first aired in November, is presented by the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The show airs on Fox Sports Network and Comcast Sports Network.
The first episode featured wheelchair rugby with footage of the recent World Wheel Chair Rugby Championships in Vancouver, B.C. The episode also included a feature on two-time Paralympic 100m Champion Marlon Shirley coaching aspiring athletes at the Challenged Athletes Foundation amputee sprint camp in San Diego, California. In addition, Exceleration featured four-time Hawaii Ironman disabled Champion Carlos Moleda and Jordan Bird, an athlete training for the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
The second episode is set to air December 11 (Check your local listings for time and date). You can become a fan of the show on Facebook to catch the latest episode.
Here is footage of wheelchair lacrosse from the FSN shoot.
Did you see the first episode? What did you think? Will you watch the upcoming episode?