Oregon Regional Hub

AWL Sports Programs

The following are Athletes Without Limits programs and partnerships for those with 
Autism, Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disability in the Oregon region. Interested athletes please contact us for more information.

  1. Athletics/Track & Field (Portland, OR):
    Athletes Without Limits has partnered with Specialty Athletic Training (personal trainers dedicated to working exclusively with people with special needs) to develop a Portland-based AWL Track & Field team.
  2. Cycling/Triathlon (Bend, OR):
    We’ve partnered withComing Soon — We’ve partnered with Bowen Sports Performance to offer Cycling-specific training to develop the skills and fitness safely ride or even race a bike. Join former pro cyclist Bart Bowen and USA Cycling professional coaches for this year-round program.
  3. F.I.T. Fitness Inclusion Team (Bend, OR):
    Coming Soon — For athletes of all levels to improve their health and fitness through year-round fun and challenging group exercise classes at Bowen Sports Performance.
  4. Equestrian (Bend, OR):
    Our Bend-based National Equestrian Program helps athletes transition from therapeutic or basic riding skills to competitive equestrian events. Contact us about lessons or guidance to take your 
riding to the next level. The first National Video competition and an Advanced Rider Training Camp are coming in late summer/fall of 2018.
  5. Skiing (Bend, OR):
    MBSEF Stevenson Youth Nordic Ski Program
      is a mainstream learn-to-ski program for 7-11 year olds open to Athletes Without Limits skiers. Program starts in December with Saturday or Sunday sessions through February. Contact us about other opportunities for older youth to learn this great sport.
  6. Table Tennis (Portland, OR):
    Train with AWL Head Coach and Olympian Sean O’Neill at Paddle Palacein Tigard, OR!  
Table Tennis is a Paralympic Games sport for athletes with Intellectual Impairment. 
Camps, clinics and lessons are available for all levels.

Oregon Partners & Sponsors

COPA

Central Oregon Pediatrics Associates

2014-2018 Partner
As our first eligibility resource in the Pacific Northwest, COPA has generously ...
Picky Bars

Picky Bars

2017 Sponsor
Special Thanks to local Bend company Picky Bars for sponsoring our athletes ...
Zelios

Zelios

2017-2018 Sponsor
Look forward to telling you more about the sport sunscreens by our newest ...
Sunnyside Sports

Sunnyside Sports

2017-2018 Sponsor
Special thanks to our favorite local shop for supporting the Athletes Without ...
MBSEF

MBSEF Stevenson Youth Nordic Ski Program

2017-2018 Partner
Athletes Without Limits has partnered with the MBSEF Stevenson Youth Nordic ...
OSU Cascades

Oregon State University - Cascades

2016-2018 Partner
Athletes Without Limits partners with Oregon State University-Cascades Campus ...

AWL Bend Ambassadors

Athletes Without Limits National Headquarters is located in beautiful Bend, Oregon. Meet our local booster team members who ride, run, ski, race and share their support of our athletes and mission.

Barry Holman

Barry Holman

AWL Co-founder & President, AWL Ambassador Team
"The Bend community has embraced Athletes Without Limits — we are so proud to ...
Gina Miller Headshot

Gina Miller

AWL Ambassador
"As an ambassador for Athletes Without Limits, I have the honor to learn about ...
Wade Miller

Wade Miller

AWL Ambassador
"Whether I am training alongside an AWL athlete in support of them reaching ...
Roger Rudolph

Roger Rudolph

AWL Ambassador
Bend, Oregon
Chad Sage

Chad Sage

AWL Ambassador
Bend, Oregon
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Eric Marvin

AWL Ambassador
Bend, Oregon
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Suzy Stone

AWL Ambassador
Bend, Oregon