July 9th marks a special day for our US Basketball Team training in Houston. Adrian Garcia, former Houston Chief of Police and current Mayoral candidate, attended our evening practice to give the players a motivational talk.
Houston area supporters were invited to the Open Practice to meet the men and women who will be representing the USA at the Inas Global Games World Championships for players with intellectual impairment this September.
When: Thursday, July 9, 2015
Where: Chapelwood United Methodist Gymnasium
11140 Greenbay, Houston, TX 77024
Inas Europe Region has launched a new project - the Winter Games - which in its first year also incorporates the 2016 Inas World Alpine and Nordic Skiing Championships along with Handball. The event takes place in Zakopane, Poland, between 29th February to 5th March 2016.
For Immediate Release July 2015
Athletes Without Limits, the US Member of Inas, has won the bid to host the 2016 Tennis World Championships for players with intellectual impairment. 2016 marks the first year Inas World Championship events will take place in the United States.
Athletes Without Limits will also host the March 2016 Inas Cross Country Championships in Long Island, NY.
Top US athletes are preparing to take on the world at the 2015 Inas Global Games in Quito, Ecuador September 20 - 27. The US will be led by reigning tennis world champions Brittany Taglareni (singles), her doubles partner Katherine Richards and 2011 Global Games defending cycling champion Syd Lea.
The US will field teams in track and field, swimming, tennis, cycling and basketball. Over 1000 athletes from 40 countries are expected to compete in the pre-eminant elite sports competition for athletes with intellectual disability.
"We are very proud of the US athletes ...
Athletes Without Limits is excited to announce a fundraising partnership with Drink the District events promoted by former Apprentice celeb Steuart Martens and his partner Dan Kirner. Martens also serves on the Athletes Without Limits Board of Directors and has used his open-water swimming talents to raise money and awareness for our athletes. We'll be making a form press announcement soon — if you are in the DC, Cleveland or Cincinnati area be sure to attend an upcoming festival.
Under the leadership of former Sydney Kings pro player Leon Trimingham, Athletes Without Limits has launched a Houston-based basketball team for high-performance athletes with intellectual disability.
Tryouts were held at The University of Houston this past March for both Men's and Women's Teams and nearly 20 players have been chosen to represent USA at upcoming international events. The athletes recently underwent the rigorous Inas/Paralympic Eligibility process and are currently training for the 2015 Inas Global Games World Championships.
This will be the first ...
Thanks to Scratch Labs, the US Team competing at the 2015 Inas Global Games in Quito, Ecuador will be well-hydrated for competition.
For Immediate Release: 12th June 2015
INAS – the International Federation for sport for para-athletes with an intellectual disability – has selected Brisbane, Australia to host the 5th INAS Global Games in 2019.
The Games – a week long championship featuring nine sports – will attract more than 1000 of the world’s elite athletes with an intellectual disability. The opening ceremony will take place on 19th October 2019.
AUSRAPID is the INAS member organisation responsible for the delivery of the Games. Chief Executive, Robyn Smith was delighted to win ...
Justin came to an Athletes Without Limits "Learn to Row Day" with his Arlington County Schools special education class in 2012. He was very excited and enthusiastic about rowing. He asked a million questions about the boats, the ergs, equipment and technique. First and foremost was "when do I get to row my own boat on the water?!" The Athletes Without Limits (AWL) integrated rowing program made it possible for Justin to pursue that dream and much more.
This spring Justin earned a spot on his Wake-field High School rowing team by beating out other students. He ...
Wow! Thanks to T&J No Limit Fitness for putting on a great fundraiser for our athletes today!