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Celebrate Virtus’ 35th Birthday by Joining the ’35 Your Way’ Global Challenge April 6 – May 10

Happy 35th Birthday Virtus! Help us celebrate 35 years of Virtus support and competition for athletes with intellectual impairment by joining the 35 YOUR WAY challenge: walk, run, skip, swim, cycle, row, jump or get active your own way! WHO: Virtus Athletes, Family & Friends Around the World WHAT: 35 YOUR WAY Global Challenges on Playwaze Platform: • Walk/Run/Swim 35km (@22miles) in 35 days • Cycle 350km (@218miles) in 35 days • Row 35km in 35 days • How fast can you do 35 skips / 35 star-jumps? • Futsal/Football/Soccer: How many ...

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2020 Virtus Global Challenge Virtual Series Launched: Cycling, Rowing, Swimming, Track & Field

The Virtus Global Challenge Series has been developed to help Virtus athletes remain connected to their sports while competing safely in their own environment. To date events include Cycling, Rowing, Swimming and Track & Field...

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France to host 2023 Virtus Global Games

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The sixth edition of the Virtus Global Games will be held in Vichy, France from 4 to 10 June 2023.

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AWL Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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A summary of Athletes Without Limits event cancellations and postponements in order to help prevent further spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) — with links to relevant updates and preventative measures.

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Athlete Spotlight: Multi-Sport Oregonian Sara Slawta

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Welcome back to #WithoutLimitsWednesday, where every week we feature the story and achievements of one of our talented athletes — who they are, what they love, and how they got there... by Frank E. Barberena For this week’s athlete spotlight we stay in the pool but move to the west coast to introduce Talent, Oregon’s most talented: Sara Slawta. Anyone who meets Sara will attest to her affable presence and smile that lights up a whole room. At first glance, many may not expect that behind such a kind young woman is a very gifted and decorated world-class ...

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Cyclist Syd Lea heads to Inas World Championships in Netherlands

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The 2017 INAS World Cycling Championships will take place as part of the UCI European Junior Cycling Tour between July 30th and 4th August 2017, in Assen, The Netherlands. Cyclist Syd Lea was the first ever Athlete Without Limits, the first US athlete ever to win an Inas medal, and the first US athlete to win an Inas World Title when he took gold at the event in 2011 Italy. He has since won multiple silver medals at the 2012 Turkey and 2014 Czech Republic events and heads to Assen this week to once again represent USA at this year's Championships. The riding starts ...

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Athletes Without Limits relocates National headquarters to Bend Oregon

The move was made in large part due to Bend’s abundance of training opportunities and facilities, access to outdoor recreation, active lifestyle, and the community’s ethos for volunteerism.

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Brisbane to host 2019 INAS Global Games

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For Immediate Release: 12th June 2015 Learn more on our Athlete Without Limits Global Games page. 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. Sport Inclusion Australia (formerly AUSRAPID) is the INAS member ...

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US Team Prepares for 2015 Inas Global Games Ecuador

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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 ...

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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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