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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