Posts by Christopher Di Virgilio

No Mercy

USA’s Sled Hockey Team shows Japan No Mercy Online Exclusive posted Sunday, March 11, 2018 – 1:50pm By Josh Eisenberg    “Chippy”, that’s one way to describe the number #2 ranked United States Sled Hockey team. That statement says more than you would think. The team has a chip on their shoulder after talking to […]

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Redemption on the Slopes

Andrew Kurka Finds Paralympic Redemption On the Slopes   Online Exclusive posted Saturday, March 10, 2018 – 10:11am By Orge Castellano Whether he is hanging out at the Paralympic village, doing interviews at the mixed zone or just out in the field of play racing ferociously the clock or his competitors on the course, you […]

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Curling Fever

Team USA curlers are ready to rock ‘n roll in Pyeongchang   Online Exclusive posted Friday, March 9, 2018 – 10:17am By Josh Eisenberg/Wheelchair Sports Federation Ask any American about the sport they feel like they could be a part of, be it in an Olympic or Paralympic setting, the answer more often than not, […]

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Paralympic Winter Games Coverage

More than 250 hours of Paralympic coverage planned from PyeongChang, South Korea   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – 10:48am NBC Olympics will present comprehensive and unprecedented coverage of the 2018 Paralympic Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, beginning this Friday, March 9, with the Opening Ceremony at 6 a.m. ET on NBCSN, as part of […]

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A Natural Progression

U.S. Olympic Committee welcomes new high-performance director for Paralympic Track and Field   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 – 2:43pm By Jenna Ciccotelli On the night before she would lead Northeastern University’s track and field team to New England Championships in her first year as the program’s head coach, Catherine Erickson slipped and […]

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Piers Park Sailing For All

In Boston, all-inclusive sailing programs aim to foster lifelong love of sport   Online Exclusive posted Monday, February 12, 2018 – 2:55pm By Jenna Ciccotelli Away from the swirling, biting winds typical of the first weekend in February, the modest Piers Park Sailing Center in East Boston, Mass., stands at the edge of the water […]

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Women’s World Basketball

U.S. Women’s World Championships Wheelchair Basketball Team Announced   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, February 8, 2018 – 8:33am By NWBA Staff The NWBA announced Wednesday the 2018 U.S. Women’s World Championships Wheelchair Basketball Team, following a three-day selection camp at the Olympic Training Center. The 2018 U.S. Women’s World Championship Team sees the return of […]

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The US Twenty-Nine

Twenty-nine young athletes will represent the US at the 2018 IWAS Games   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, February 1, 2018 – 1:54pm By SNS Staff Adaptive Sports USA announced the names of the 29 athletes that will represent the United States at the 2018 International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Youth World Games in […]

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The Ins and Outs of Wheelchair Football

The history, the rules and how the Wheelchair Super Bowl got started.   Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 – 9:45am By Courtney Cooper Although wheelchair football has been around since 1996, it isn’t something you see every day. The American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc. started it over 20 years ago to […]

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