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Wheelchair Tennis: How it Started and Why You Should Play

Brad Parks, the founding father of wheelchair tennis, started the official Paralympic sport in 1976 when he first hit a tennis ball. Upon this, he realized the potential the sport could have for the disabled community. Sixteen years later,…
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Play from your Chair: Sports that Don’t Require Adaptive Equipment

Staying fit with wheelchair sports Wheelchair sports have seen a surge in popularity over the past few years. From Olympic competitions to locally organized events, more athletes with disabilities have discovered the excitement and thrill of…