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Jan 22, 2015

U.S. Paralympics National Swimming and Track and Field Teams Named

U.S. Paralympics recently announced its National Teams for track & field and swimming for the upcoming 2015 season. Congrats to everyone who was named and special congratulations to athletes with visual impairments striving for their elite competition goals! Click here for a complete list of the U.S. Track & Field National Team and here for a complete list of the U.S. Swimming National Team.


Track & Field National Team:
Stephanie Timmer; F11 (Naperville, Ill.)
David Brown; T11/F11 (St. Louis, Mo.)
Elexis Gillette; T11/F11 (Raleigh, N.C.)
Jerome Avery; Guide (Lemoore, Calif.)
Rolland Slade; Guide (San Diego, Calif.)
Wes Williams; Guide (Visalia, Calif.)

Swimming – National A Team:
Letticia Martinez; S11 (Las Cruces, N.M.)
Rebecca Meyers; S13 (Timonium, Md.)
Colleen Young; S13 (St. Louis, Mo.)
Tharon Drake; S11 (Hobbs, N.M.)
Tucker Dupree; S12 (Raleigh, N.C.)
Brad Snyder; S11 (Baltimore, Md.)

Swimming – National B Team:
Martha Ruether; S13 (Allegany, N.Y.)

Swimming – Emerging Team:
Blake Adams; S13 (Lakeville, Min.)
 


Nov 20, 2014

2015 IPC Athletics World Championships Announced

IPC Athletics announced the updated qualification criteria along with the preliminary event program and qualification procedures for the Athletics (Track & Field) World Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar, October 2015.

Note that IPC Athletics will host the 2015 IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships in association with the Virgin Money London Marathon, April 26, 2015, in London, Great Britain and NOT the World Championships in Doha, Qatar. More information on this event will be forthcoming.

Click here for the letter of announcement from IPC Athletics.

Click here for the qualification standards, selection procedures and event program.


Nov 11, 2014

Embassy Moscow U.S. Goalball Exchange Program in May 2015

USABA is very excited to partner with the U.S. Department of State’s division of Sports Diplomacy—SportsUnited on a Goalball Exchange Program with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, May 10-20, 2015. Six (6) youth athletes and four (4) coaches from the U.S. will be selected to take part in this once in a lifetime opportunity of promoting goalball while learning a different culture! Don't miss out on this amazing event! 

For more information on the program and how to apply, click here.
For interested youth athletes, click here for an application.
For interested coaches, click here for an application.


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