USA Luge, the national governing body for the sport of luge in the United States, and the Wasatch Luge Club, of Park City, Utah, will be holding a four-day luge camp for disabled athletes, Dec. 13-16, in Park City, Utah.
“The camp is designed to broaden the accessibility of luge to the disabled community,” mentioned Jon Owen, USA Luge’s western regional sports manager. “Our hope is that eventually we can grow the sport nationally.”
Just a reminder that we will be having a sitting volleyball practice/scrimmage on this Sunday, May 21st at Douglass Community Center from 1-3:30 or 4p.m. We would love to have as many people as possible attend so that we could play a couple of matches.
If you have never played sitting volleyball before I encourage you to attend! It is really a lot of fun and very similar to standing volleyball. We will spend time warming up and explaining the rules before starting. If you would like to bring family or friends that would be great too! Please drop me an email or give me a call (582-7411) if you plan to attend so that we will know how many people to expect.
It wasn't the UK basketball teams sweating on Memorial Coliseum's basketball court last weekend - but it was just as athletic and just as inspiring. UK hosted the national championships of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association for two days of intense competition between eight teams pursuing the Divisions I and II titles.
On Saturday, March 11, 2006 there will be a FREE First Swing Seminar and Adapted Golf Clinic for anyone interested in learning how to adapt their current game of golf or for anyone with interest in learning the fundamentals of how to teach someone with a physical disability to play golf.
INDIANAPOLIS – The 500 Festival officials announced today that the 30th Running of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, the nation’s largest half-marathon, has surpassed its mark of 30,000 registrations. In an effort to accommodate more race enthusiasts who embrace this popular community event, the 500 Festival will expand the field to 35,000 entries. “The OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon has become a signature event in Indianapolis.,” said Kirk Hendrix, President and CEO, 500 Festival. “As a community festival, we invite and appreciate as much participation as we can comfortably accommodate. Safety, security and participant experience drive our decisions.”
Washington , D.C. — The National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) hosts a Washington, DC advance screening of the Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary MURDERBALL, about quadriplegic rugby, Sunday, May 8, 2005; 6:00 PM; Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW.
This “sneak preview” kicks-off the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Summit, “Facing Issues, Creating Solutions™” and the SCI Hall of Fame™.
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) sponsors a nationwide program known as Wheelin’ Sportsmen, which allows wheelchair-users or otherwise mobility-limited people to experience hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities that they might not otherwise participate in. In Wheelin’ Sportsmen events, mobility-limited people are paired with able-bodied volunteers who assist them in outdoor recreation, at no cost to the participant with disabilities.