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National Ski Tour Announced for Athletes and Others with Disabilities

Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA), one of the nation’s largest multi-sport, multi-disability organizations, has announced the schedule for its 2012 national SkiTour. The only program of its kind, it ensures opportunities for wounded warriors, youth…
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Learn to Snow Ski with Accessible Equipment

  Adaptive skiing has become a popular sport for people with disabilities. Using adaptive equipment, adults, children and veterans with disabilities shush through the snow alongside family and friends. You can rent the special equipment…
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Don’t Try This at Home: Extreme Sports for Those with Disabilities

Sports for people with disabilities like basketball, rugby and soccer may seem a little tame for those of us with more of a need for speed and heart-pounding exhilaration. Check out these extreme sports. Some require custom wheelchairs (some…
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You, too, can Play Golf

Fifty years ago, golfers had to carry their clubs or drag a pull cart for 18 holes. Needless to say, not many people with disabilities played golf. But in 1962, Merlin L. Halvorson invented the first self-propelled golf car. Hallelujah! Now…
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Exercise with Team Sports for People with Disabilities

From extreme sports to wheelchair fencing (or rugby or tennis), there’s a team sport for those with disabilities. Most have been modified specifically for those with disabilities, including quadriplegia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy,…