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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By KATIE STEWART
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
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In the final game at the inaugural 2011 Women’s U25 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships at Brock University in St.
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