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Yes, You CAN Play Golf

With the recent news about the PGA HOPE program, we have been pondering what it takes to play the sport with a physical disability. Fifty years ago, golfers had…
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Get in the Swing with Adaptive Golf

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Spring has sprung and the greens are lush. It's time to play golf! Don't be left behind. Whether you want to learn the game or hone your skills, there is a golf…
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National Ski Tour Announced for Athletes and Others with Disabilities

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Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA), one of the nation’s largest multi-sport, multi-disability organizations, has announced the schedule for its 2012 national SkiTour.…
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Registration Now Open for National Veterans Wheelchair Games

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  Registration for the largest annual wheelchair sports competition in the world, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, is now open through April 15, 2012.…
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Learn to Snow Ski with Accessible Equipment

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  Adaptive skiing has become a popular sport for people with disabilities. Using adaptive equipment, adults, children and veterans with disabilities shush…
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Don’t Try This at Home: Extreme Sports for Those with Disabilities

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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.…
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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,…
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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…