Posts by Christopher Di Virgilio

NWBA 2019 Team USA Men’s Initial Roster

The NWBA has announced the initial selection of athletes for the 2019 U.S. Men’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, January 8, 2019 – 9:14am By NWBA Staff The initial selection was made at the conclusion of the Toyota Team USA Men’s Selection Camp, a four day camp at the Olympic Training […]

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Stance ISA adaptive Surfing World Championships – Day 5

Team USA takes the gold at the Stance ISA Adaptive Surfing World Championships Online Exclusive posted Monday, December 17, 2018 – 9:12am By Evan Quarnstrom Team USA made adaptive surfing history and won their first-ever Team Gold Medal at the 2018 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship. Propelled by five individual medals, Team USA was able […]

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Stance ISA Adaptive Surfing World Championships – Day 4

Athletes continued to rip the waves of La Jolla Shores during semi-final rounds at the Stance ISA Adaptive World Championships Online Exclusive posted Saturday, December 15, 2018 – 8:36pm By Evan Quarnstrom Through four days of competition the 2018 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship is set to award the gold medals in La Jolla. Twelve […]

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Stance ISA Adaptive Surfing World Championships – Day 3

Overcast skies, high waves and more broken records was the theme of day three at the Stance ISA Adaptive Surfing World Championships Online Exclusive posted Friday, December 14, 2018 – 7:57pm By ISA Staff The 2018 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championships has blazed through the first three days of competition, leaving the final two days […]

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Wheels UP! Photo Contest

Grab your cameras and get ready for something new Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, August 15, 2018 – 8:49am The days are growing shorter and that can only mean one thing – summer is coming to an end. But, that doesn’t mean it’s over just yet, and we want to see how you spent summer being […]

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The Journey to Cricket

Disabled athletes in Bangladesh are showing the world their heart, determination and grit as the sport of wheelchair cricket takes off Online Exclusive posted Thursday, August 9, 2018 – 2:34pm By The Bangladesh Wheelchair Cricket Association Bangladesh is one of many countries that consider people with disabilities to be an invisible group. It’s very rare […]

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Push On KJ

The 2018 SPORTS `N SPOKES Junior Athlete of the Year was announced at the Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals   Online Exclusive posted Monday, July 30, 2018 – 3:35pm For more than 35-years, SPORTS `N SPOKES has honored the accomplishments of young athletes with the SPORTS `N SPOKES Junior Athlete of the Year. This year […]

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The Road to IWAS – Jason Robinson

SPORTS `N SPOKES Junior Athlete of the Year heads to Ireland to represent Team USA at the 2018 IWAS Youth Games Online Exclusive posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 – 11:24am   For 15-year-old Jason Robinson, growing up with a disability was fun. And while that may sound unusual to the general public, for Robinson, it’s […]

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The Road to IWAS -Teylor Becher

One Calif. teen heads to Ireland to represent the United States at IWAS   Online Exclusive posted Friday, June 29, 2018 – 10:50am It wasn’t always easy, but Teylor Becher is fine the way she is. Becher, 17, says that growing up was pretty hard greatly because she didn’t know much about her own disability […]

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