• Continue reading From Afghanistan to Aspen, USMC Veteran Ryan Garza pushes boundaries

    April 9, 2022

    Marine Veteran Amputee Ryan Garza crosses snowboarding off his bucket list at the 36th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sport Clinic.

  • Continue reading Winter Clinic: “A disability doesn’t define us. It is just a part of us.”

    March 31, 2022

    Army, Coast Guard, Veteran amputee Gayle-Jayne Allyson completed her first Winter Clinic run in a bi-ski at Snowmass Village in Colorado.

  • Continue reading Registration open for 2022 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in San Diego

    February 23, 2022

    Registration for the 2022 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic is open until April 1 and limited to the first 150 Veteran applicants.

  • Continue reading Register to compete in virtual adaptive fitness event

    December 21, 2021

    Register for the Sports4Vets Throwdown, a virtual adaptive fitness event.

  • Continue reading Perfect New England weather for VA Summer Sports Clinic

    October 10, 2021

    More than 200 Veterans from across the country participated in the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic At-Home.

  • Continue reading Veterans experience adaptive sports at Summer Sports Clinic Cycling event

    September 28, 2021

    This year’s Summer Sports Clinic cycling event featured a 30-mile round trip ride on adaptive cycles provided by the Wounded Warrior Project.

  • Continue reading Golden Age Game Veterans participate in 1,200-mile race

    September 3, 2021

    Golden Age Veterans setting off on 1200-mile cycling race. Part of the virtual National Veterans Golden Age Games. Goal: “Fitness for Life”

  • Continue reading Meet the 21 military Veterans representing Team USA at the Paralympic Games

    August 22, 2021

    The 2020 Paralympic Summer Games kick off with opening ceremonies on Aug. 24 in Tokyo, Japan. Competition begins Aug. 25 and concludes Sept. 6. Nearly 4,400 athletes, representing 100 countries will compete in the Paralympics.

  • Continue reading Adaptive fitness competition debuts at 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

    August 18, 2021

    Today, the Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is putting her experience in strength and fitness toward  leading the first-ever live-virtual adaptive fitness competition at the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, which are underway in New York City.

  • Continue reading Once seriously wounded, Army Vet finds hope in basketball, weightlifting at wheelchair games

    August 17, 2021

    Roy Wilkins was a football and basketball star at his North Carolina high school and competed in the same two sports at Clemson University, a big-time Division I program in South Carolina. Playing defensive back, he contributed to Clemson’s 1981 football team that finished 12-0 and won the national championship. Then, in an instant, Wilkins lost his athletic superiority – or so he thought. Serving as a command sergeant major in the Army's special forces. Wilkins was riding in an armored vehicle that went over a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in November 2004.

  • Continue reading A day of competition and camaraderie: Veterans swing away in wheelchair softball

    August 17, 2021

    The Mets, Nets, Giants, Islanders, and Yankees competed last week at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. The Islanders captured the gold medal, the Nets the silver, and the Yankees the bronze. VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) co-presented the wheelchair games from Aug. 7 to 14.

  • Continue reading Emotions run high as Veterans visit 9/11 memorial on eve of 20th anniversary of attacks

    August 16, 2021

    Nearly 3,000 Americans perished on Sept. 11, 2001, in the deadliest attack ever on U.S. soil. The chilling day is simply known as 9/11.