Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tag: Quad Rugby

How wheelchair rugby ‘changed everything’ for one athlete

Carl Williams maneuvers across the court with the practiced precision of an athlete. He simultaneously searches the crowd, calculating which team member can catch...

Women’s wheelchair rugby takes over Houston

University of Houston hosts the nation's first Women’s World Wheelchair Rugby Invitational Clinic As Karah Behrend grabbed the rims of her wheelchair and thrusted her...

Oscar Mike: Noah Currier’s mission to empower injured veterans inspires hope and healing

The founder of Oscar Mike, a million-dollar apparel company focused on supporting injured veterans, receives his care at the Milwaukee VA. Noah Currier, who...

UH Study: Wheelchair Rugby Lowers Depression and Stress in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

https://youtu.be/5SNPjLBuQuI Wheelchair rugby is a high-octane team contact sport changing the lives and mental health of the spinal cord injury patients who play it. A...

Finding a new outlet through quadriplegic rugby

https://youtu.be/95QF3-JK4Xs Team captain Earl Bowser uses the backs of his hands to push his titanium wheelchair across the battle-worn gym floor, carrying a volleyball in...

The wheelchair rugby team that’s so popular there’s a waiting list

A WHEELCHAIR rugby team has become so popular that they have had to set up a waiting list for future players. The Dorset Destroyers currently...

Wheelchair rugby dreams get broken

Their disability is not a barrier to their passion for sports. But it seems quadriplegics are not getting wide support from society and government. “We...

Wheelchair rugby a family affair for mom and son

John Quist is one of the youngest in Canada to survive a severed spinal cord Berni Quist choked back tears as her shy, 11-year-old son,...

East Coast Cripplers ‘are athletes first’

VIRGINIA BEACH - Eric Ingram gives persons with quadriplegia a bad name – and likes it that way. A Stickum-smeared, cheerful menace, Ingram is an...

There’s a reason it’s called Murderball

The Paralympics event wheelchair rugby may be as tactical as chess, but it’s rather more brutal to play There is such an almighty clanging, thunking,...