• Curling, pickleball debut at Veterans Wheelchair Games

    The largest wheelchair rehab event for Veterans with spinal cord injuries, amputations and other neurological conditions is underway.

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

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

  • Paralyzed Veterans of America honors Spokane VA

    Local PVA Executive Director and Veteran Brent King honored the Spokane VA with a special, personal tribute: “Stood tall even when exhausted.”

  • 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games: Army Veteran competes in wheelchair rugby for first time in 15 years

    Making it even more special for him is that this was his first time playing wheelchair rugby in 15 years. He looked a little winded after his first of two complete games, but in all he felt good.

  • The Mother Teresa of recreation therapy has retired

    Joyce Casey, a Spinal Cord Injury recreation therapist, has saved and changed the lives of thousands of paralyzed Veterans.

  • Applications now accepted for 2021 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

    VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) are hosting the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in New York City, August 8-13, 2021. Applications from eligible Veterans interested in competing may be completed online at www.wheelchairgames.org, and the application period is open now through April 2.

  • Picture of humility: Navy Veteran volunteers at National Veterans Wheelchair Games

    Since 2012, Tom Connelly has donated his time and talents as a volunteer photographer at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

  • Amputee golfer, bowler let’s nothing stop him

    Chris Paulsen would probably rather not know how much a […]

  • Army Vet proves doctor wrong, says wheelchair sports made her better and stronger

    Doctors said she'd be paralyzed from the neck down. Twila Adams proved them all wrong and said wheelchair sports changed her life.

  • Veterans highlight the importance of VA adaptive sports

    Veterans highlight the importance of VA adaptive sports at the 2019 National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Louisville, Kentucky.

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