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Head of the Occoquan

November 5-6, 2011 Sandy Run Park, VA Members of the Athletes Without Limits/DC Strokes Rowing team will be competing. The 2011 Head of the Occoquan (HOTO) will take place November 5 and 6 at Sandy Run Park, VA. HOTO has become one of the largest regattas in the US. This two day regatta will feature Collegiate events and all singles on Saturday, November 5, and Club and Junior events on Sunday, November 6. Be sure to register early since registration will close when the number of registrants reaches the limitations imposed by the Northern Virginia Park Authority. ...

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Lea Leads US Team with Two World Championship Gold Medals at Global Games in Italy

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Runner Michael Murray, swimmers Leslie Cichocki and Sarah Gilbert and runners/rowers Bruce & Mark Worley round out a strong performance for the US Team. Washington, DC - Six elite athletes with intellectual disability represented the United States at the INAS Global Games World Championships in Italy from September 24 - October 3. Nearly 700 athletes from 40 countries competed in swimming, athletics, tennis, basketball, indoor soccer, cycling, and table tennis. The Global Games are a major preparatory competition for the London 2012 Paralympic Games where for the ...

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Global Games World Championships for Para-Athletes with Intellectual Disability Begins in Italy

Athletes Without Limits swimmer Leslie Cichocki takes 6th in women's 200 Backstroke; the highest world ranking by a US Paralympic S14 swimmer September 29, Loano, Italy — The competition for the team of U.S. athletes at the 2011 INAS/IPC Global Games in Liguria Italy began today when swimmers Leslie Cichocki and Sarah Gilbert took to the water at Palasporte, the 50m outdoor competition pool in Loano, Italy. Cichocki swam an aggressive morning program including the 50 freestyle where she set a personal best of 33.16 and placed 12th out of 26; the 200 IM; the 200 ...

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US Athletes Without Limits Head to Italy for Global Games

September 1, 2011 – Athletes Without Limits, a nonprofit dedicated to helping athletes with intellectual disability integrate and accelerate in sport, is proud to announce a strong US National team for the 2011 INAS Global Games. The Games are the world championship for athletes with intellectual disability and a key qualifier in Swimming, Track & Field for London 2012 Paralympic Games. Athletes Without Limits will be leading a team of six athletes to Liguria, Italy, for the prestigious international event that takes place every 4 years in the year before the ...

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Athletes Without Limits, DC Strokes Launch 
“America Rows” Program for Athletes with 
Intellectual Disability & Paralympic Dreams

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 A "water" breaking crew for athletes with intellectual disability Washington, D.C. - May 17, 2011 - Athletes Without Limits Michael Lautenberger, Syd Lea, Bruce Worley and Mark Worley have begun training together with Wakefield High School rowers and their volunteer coxswain Reggie Worthington of DC Strokes on the new Athletes Without Limit Rowing Team. (more…)

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2011 Global Games World Championships Italy

September 24- October 4, 2011 Liguria, Italy Athletes Without Limits is organizing the eligibility, team selection and travel for the US team competing at the 2011 Global Games. This will be our second trip to the Global Games following a strong showing and 5 US medals at the 2009 Games in the Czech Republic. Global Games is an Olympic-style, world championship competition for the top athletes with intellectual disability competing in: Athletics (Track & Field, Cross Country), Cycling, Basketball (team), Futsal (team indoor soccer), Swimming, Table ...

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USRowing Camp for Athletes with Intellectual Disability

Dates: March 25-27, 2011 Location: Austin TX Download the PDF Flyer This 3-day Development Camp will help adult athletes with intellectual disabilities to increase their individual rowing technique; build rowing confidence; provide opportunities to row in a team boat; and learn the skills of competitive racing. The purpose of this Development Camp is to identify and select athletes with intellectual disabilities for the USA National Adaptive Rowing Team. Camp Fee is $150.00 per athlete for the 3-day Camp including intensive coaching & off-water activities. ...

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Syd Lea Wins CrashB Indoor Rowing Event

Athletes Without Limits Syd Lea competed as part of the Capital Adaptive Rowing squad at the 2nd annual Adaptive Challenge at the C.R.A.S.H.-B Sprints in Boston February 21, 2011. The club team, which is comprised of athletes with physical or intellectual disability, brought home two hammer trophies:  Syd Lea won 1st place in the Men's open intellectually disabled class and Claudia Perry won 1st place in the Women's LTA-V. Joe Tezak missed 3rd place in the Men's AS by 1.4 seconds (but maybe even better, he won a Concept2 erg in the adaptive athlete raffle!).  ...

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2nd INAS-FID Indoor Rowing World Championships

Date: December 1-5, 2010 Location: Figueira Da Foz, Portugal Venue: Figueira da Foz Sports Hall (All events will take place using indoor rowing machines or ergometers) Organized By: ANDDI (Portuguese Sports Association for Persons with Intellectual Disability) and INAS ( International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Disability) US Team Selection: Athletes Without Limits will be selecting and managing the US team and will make travel arrangements to this event depending on athlete interest. Eligibility: Athletes must meet three criteria as ...

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Recruiting Athletes for First US Team to Compete at Global Games

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We are preparing athletes to compete at wholesale nfl jerseys the second annual INAS Global Games in the Czech Republic July 5-14, 2009. The event is an Olympic-style, open competition for the top athletes with an intellectual disability in the world. To date over 1,300 athletes from 33 countries have already registered to compete. Athletes may compete in one of the following Global Games summer hacked sports, however, there are qualification time standards in some sports: Athletics (Track & Field), Cycling, Basketball (team), Futsal (team), Swimming, Table Tennis, ...

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