In the October 2020 Paraplegia News, (PN), adaptive shooters set their sights on an old concept with an adaptive twist that’s being introduced to veterans and others with disabilities known as Battle Buddy 3Gun.
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Paralyzed Veterans of America National President, David to discuss the ongoing national pandemic and the effects it’s had on PVA, their members and people living with spinal cord injury and disease in general.
Participants from the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and Wounded American Veterans Experience Scuba (WAVES) joined the National Park Service to continue oil research on the USS Arizona in December 2018. A film by Shaun Wolfe in partnership with Pacific Historic Parks and the NPS Submerged Resources Center.
The 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games just wrapped up in Orlando, Fla. on August 4, 2018 after a great week of competition. We are sad the games are over, but don’t worry – we will see you all next year in Louisville!
We spoke with Dr. Kenneth Lee, Chief of Spinal-Cord Injury at the Milwaukee VAMC, about his involvement with wheelchair lacrosse and how it’s helping veterans with spinal-cord injuries find new ways to stay active in sports.
Many athletes at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games have special teammates they bring along every year – their kids. Here, we talk to a couple of parent athletes to see what’s the best part about having their kids with them while they compete.
Kids day at the 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games was a success on Wednesday with 11 kids who showed up to play sports with the veterans and mentors, including Sara Brandle who has traveled to kids day every year for the past eight years.
We had a unique opportunity to catch a ride on the ski lift up Mt. Crested Butte with U.S. Army veteran and Paralyzed Veterans Racing Team member, Seth Arseneau, during the final day of the 2018 Adaptive Mountain Biking World Championships.
The Cal-Diego PVA recently teamed up with Challenged Sailors – San Diego to host a weekend sailing clinic for veterans. The organization offers basic sailing skills for those interested in boating.
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