Posts by SNS Staff

Swimming Medal Sweep

U.S. sweeps women’s S9 100-meter backstroke at Parapan Games By Josh Eisenberg/Wheelchair Sports Federation   Team USA earned a medal sweep in one of the swimming events Aug. 27 at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Peru. The U.S. swept the women’s S9 100-meter backstroke. Hannah Aspden won gold, while teammates Elizabeth Smith and Amanda […]

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Team USA Wheelchair Rugby Wins Parapan Gold

U.S. holds top ranking with 58-47 win over Canada By Josh Eisenberg/Wheelchair Sports Federation   Team USA’s wheelchair rugby team held its top ranking, defeating second-ranked Canada, 58-47 Tuesday in the 2019 Parapan American Games finals in El Salvador, Peru. The U.S.’ Chuck Aoki finished with a team-high 18 tries, including nine in each half, […]

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Exciting Moment

U.S.’ Samantha Bosco overjoyed after winning gold medal By Josh Eisenberg/Wheelchair Sports Federation   Team USA’s Samantha Bosco had plenty to say after winning gold and taking the C1-C5 women’s 500-meter time trial in 39.601 seconds at the 2019 Parapan American Games on Aug. 26 in Peru. Bosco, a former rower turned cyclist, was ecstatic. […]

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No Mercy

Team USA routs Peru By Josh Eisenberg/Wheelchair Sports Federation   Matthew Scott scored a game-high 22 points to lead the top-ranked United States men’s wheelchair basketball team a 114-14 men’s Group B victory over tournament host Peru at the 2019 Parapan American Games on Sunday. Scott scored 11 points in each half and made 8-of-9 […]

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2019 Lima Parapan Games – USA Claims Three Medals

U.S. Takes Three Medals at Opening Day By Josh Eisenberg/Wheelchair Sports Federation   The United States claimed three medals in the opening day of the 2019 Lima Parapan American Games in Peru. Richard Ties tied for bronze in the men’s -90-kilogram judo competition, while Chicago native Richard Hawthorne also earned bronze in the men’s -60-kilogram […]

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Photo Contest Form

Thank you for participating in the 2019 Wheels UP! Photo Contest brought to you by sportsnspokes.com, Cure Medical and Abilities Expo. The contest has come to an end. We will announce the winners in the November issue of SPORTS `N SPOKES. 

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