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Welcome to sportsnspokes.com

Welcome to the new SPORTS `N SPOKES website   Hey Spokes! It’s been a long time in the making, but we’re pleased to announce the launching of our new website, sportsnspokes.com. For those who have been following us since we launched our last website nearly a decade ago, you’re going to see some major changes. […]

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Wheels UP! Photo Contest Celebrity Judge – Clint Cook

Clint Cook is a former quad rugby player, lover of billiards and a peer mentor. Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, August 22, 2018 – 2:40pm As a lover of being active, Clint Cook encourages all wheelchair users to be active, whether its playing sports, traveling or finding a hobby that gets you out of the house. […]

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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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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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Eyes Set On 2020

Nelya Schasfoort is only 15-years-old and she’s already broken world records and has a mindset of making Tokyo 2020.   Online Exclusive posted Monday, June 25, 2018 – 1:23pm 15-year-old Nelya Schasfoort has some advice for kids who grow up with a disability, from personal experience. Sports have helped her throughout her life and she […]

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The Rhodes to IWAS

Sammy Rhodes has made some amazing achievements in her athletic career, and she is on her way to compete internationally.   Online Exclusive posted Friday, June 22, 2018 – 2:25pm Sammy Rhodes has always been a multi-athlete who loves staying active. Although growing up with Spina Bifida was tough at times for the 18-year-old, she […]

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15-Year-Old Athlete Goes International

Kasey Nickell is thrilled to represent the U.S. at the IWAS Games this year for her first time.   Online Exclusive posted Friday, June 22, 2018 – 2:16pm Before Kasey Nickell took her first breath of air, she experienced a tragedy that most people don’t experience in their lifetime. She had a stroke at birth […]

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Lifetime of Opportunities

Amanda Malawski talks about appreciation for her disability, how she mentally prepares for a competition and competing at IWAS.   Online Exclusive posted Friday, June 22, 2018 – 10:28am The word “disability” may bring sadness to some, but to 18-year-old Amanda Malawski, it brings a lifetime of opportunities. Malawski has traveled the world, tried new […]

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Cancer Survivor Headed to IWAS

Tyler Jones is making his way to the IWAS Games this summer to represent Team USA.   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 – 10:24am Being active and playing sports has always been important for 15-year-old Tyler Jones. At the age of nine, Jones got involved in track and he’s been competing ever since. […]

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