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If you don’t leave with blisters you didn’t play hard enough.

Wheelchair basketball is a sport that began in 1948, right around the time Veterans began returning home from World War II; many with severe injuries leaving them in wheelchairs. 397 more words

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Cash Mob #7

Tomorrow, October 13th, come out to support Cash Mob #7!

This time, we’re hitting the GYM to support The Charlottesville Cardinals, a nationally ranked member of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association. 176 more words

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National Pioneer Classic basketball tournament returns to Lakeshore Foundation


Hands spin wheels at incredible speeds and shoot basketballs across the court.

At the Pioneer Classic at The Lakeshore Foundation, players race up and down the court and the crowd cheers like at any other basketball tournament, but for this one the athletes play in wheelchairs. 523 more words


Wheelchair Basketball International Tournament of Champions Event Coming to Lake Norman

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s (NWBA) International Tournament of Champions is coming to the Lake Norman region August 7-14, 2011.  The event, secured by Visit Lake Norman, will bring 250 of the world’s most elite wheelchair basketball athletes and coaches to compete for the championship title.  233 more words