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Thanks to all who came out to support the premiere wheelchair basketball tournament in the Inland Northwest.
Many great games from the teams from Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma and Portland!
Check out these great pictures taken by James Snook
(See his other work: https://tookbysnook.photoshelter.com/)
Thanks to all of our stellar volunteers, amazing officials, athletes, and staff!
October 13/14, 2018
Many thanks also goes out to the great staff at:
The HUB Sports Center
19619 E Cataldo Ave, Liberty Lake, WA 99016
Thanks to our Sponsors!
Ever wanted to just try running, wheelchair racing, throwing or nordic skiing?
Now is your chance! ParaSport Spokane has partnered with US Paralympics Nordic program to bring yet another amazing clinic opportunity to Spokane.
We are also celebrating National Blind Sports Day!
Meet 3x Paralympian, Nordic Skier Sean Halsted
Try Para-Nordic Equipment and challenge your fitness on the Ski Ergometer. Test out a racing wheelchair & get some feedback on your running skills. We will even provide guide runners and guide runner training opportunities.
The clinic is open to anyone with a physical disability and/or vision impairment.
Anyone who pre-registers via the button below will receive free lunch!
Download the clinic flyer by clicking here
Thanks to US Paralympics Nordic Skiing for their support!
And a big thanks to Summit Chiropractic & Sports Institute for being a Supporting Sponsor for this event.
Clinic #1 of the ParaSport Spokane Track & Field Series will Feature 2016 Paralympian and 2017 World Championships Bronze Medalist, Nick Rogers!
We are very excited to host Nick and have him share his knowledge and story with clinic participants.
Also joining Nick and ParaSport Spokane Coaches is Prosthetist Francois Van Der Watt of Van Der Watt Prosthetics & Orthotics in Greenwood Arkansas. Francois has served as National Team Prosthetist at a number of US Paralympic Track and Field Team events including the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships and the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Clinic participants will learn techniques for running & throwing, will gain valuable feedback from clinic staff, and learn much much more about participation in track and field locally, at the WIAA level and within the US Paralympic Track and Field System.
The clinic is open to anyone, of any age and ability, no specialized prosthetics are needed. Individuals who are amputees, have a limb difference or limited range of motion within a limb are all invited to attend. Also invited are track and field coaches, educators and those from the medical profession that service individuals with physical disabilities.
Clinic Details: Download the Clinic Flyer
Date: August 25
Time: Registration 8:30am, Clinic Start 9:00am -Noon
(lunch will be provided for registrants)
Location: Valley Christian School Track (ParaSport Spokane Training Base)
We are excited to announce that we are going to be hosting a series of Para Athletics Clinics!
Two disability specific clinics will be staged over the next three months each clinic is geared toward both athlete and coach of all experience and ages.
Clinic #1: Amputee Run & Throw Clinic -August 25
Featuring Paralympian Nick Rogers
& Prosthetist Francois Van Der Watt
Download the Clinic Flyer