It’s time to Throwdown!

adaptive fitness competition

WHAT: Sports4Vets Throwdown is a virtual adaptive fitness competition hosted by VA’s Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events. Adaptive fitness movements are safe, essential and natural functional movements that Veterans need to continuously work on to maintain or regain functional capacity.

The 2nd Annual Sports4Vets Throwdown empowers Veterans of all ability levels, age and background to improve and showcase their fitness, live healthier lives though adaptive fitness and embrace a sense of a virtual community. The different classifications are the basis for creating a fair competition that will ultimately distinguish the top athlete and not the least disabled athlete.

WHO: VA continues to provide equal access and opportunities to all Veterans through the Sports4Vets Throwdown. Any Veteran who is enrolled in VA health care is welcome to participate in this modern approach to therapy.

WHEN: Registration is limited to 500 participants. Click 2022 SPORTS4VETS THROWDOWN ( to register now through Jan. 5 (or until space is filled). Whether you consider yourself an athlete, a novice or somewhere in between, join us for some good workouts to kickstart your health goals for 2022.

The Sports4Vets Throwdown competition runs Jan. 12-31.

GET INVOLVED: Follow on social media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter – @Sports4vets, using hashtag #VETSLIVEFIT. Visit Sports4Vets Throwdown for more information.

VA’s Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events provides Veterans with opportunities for health and healing through adaptive sports and therapeutic art programs. These specialized rehabilitation events aim to optimize Veterans’ independence, community engagement, well-being and quality of life. The programs are built on clinical expertise within VA, with essential support from Veteran Service Organizations, corporate sponsors, individual donors and community partners.

For more information about specific national events, please visit the links below.

For general information or to learn how to get involved today, contact us at

By Monica Smith is the chief communications officer for the Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events

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Published on Dec. 21, 2021

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  1. James Grier December 26, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    This is information I need to know.

  2. Susa December 22, 2021 at 7:29 pm

    There are no commissaries for veterans

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