Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Wheelchair Athletes

Differently abled, not disabled

Better health, mobility for wheelchair-bound people wheelchair-users through sports "Differently abled, not disabled" -- this is how Noor Nahian, the founder of Bangladesh Wheelchair Sports Foundation captioned a photo of himself sitting in his wheelchair,...

Sports Apparel Doesn’t Always Fit Wheelchair Athletes. This Designer Wants to Change That

An elite runner with Olympic genes created a collection just for Paralympians as the capstone project for her master’s degree. In an effort to make the country’s fastest runners even faster, Team USA’s running uniforms...

Best Sports to Play Following a Spinal Cord Injury

Sustaining any form of serious injury can be terrifying, however, when that injury affects your spinal cord, it can be somewhat even more worrying. This is particularly true for those who have always been...

Meet The Librarian Who Became Australia’s First Female Wheelchair Rugby Star

“It’s different being on court, smashing each other, and then going off to the library and telling people to keep it down.” Librarian by day, wheelchair rugby player by night. Impressive, right? If...

The Grandy Man: Quad star Dylan Alcott aims for two Slams at US Open

In singles and doubles, there's no one quite like this 28-year-old from Australia. The US Open is more than just singles, doubles and juniors. The wheelchair and quad tournaments showcase some of the most dedicated...

Ten interesting things you may not know about wheelchair basketball

The worldwide popularity of adaptive sports is on the up and we are certainly seeing the positive consequences of major sporting events, such as the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games, opening their doors to...

39th National Veterans Wheelchair Games Showcases Veteran Athletic Spirit

Over 600 Veterans to participate in rehabilitation event co-sponsored by VA and PVA WASHINGTON – More than 600 military Veterans from across the country, Puerto Rico and Great Britain are in Louisville, Kentucky this week...

If you want to be inspired, check out the Warrior Games

Spc. Brent Garlic’s dream of joining the NBA came to an end after he was injured during a deployment when a fuel tank following his vehicle through a mountainous terrain lost control of its...

‘It’s to show them what we can do, not what we can’t do’

Strength, skill and no-holds-barred hits: wheelchair hurling stars all set for international duty The question was always coming, so obvious and predictable that they can see it sailing through the air long before it's fired...

This 17-Time Paralympics Champ Is Beyond Inspiring

One quick look is all it takes to know with 100 percent certainty that Tatyana McFadden is really, really strong. Her arms are rippling with muscles—muscles that have not only propelled her to 17...