Congratulations to Virtus Teams and runners who competed in the two-day Virtus World Cross Country Championships in San Diego November 19-20, 2022.
Opening Ceremony was held outside at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, where the Virtus Teams all stayed and trained throughout the week-long event. Along with the ceremonial lighting of the torch the athletes received encouragement from three time Team USA Olympic Triple Jumper Willie Banks , who serves as an elected member of the World Athletics Council.
The International and US ...
Don't miss watching top American athletes with intellectual impairment compete at the US Paralympic Team Trials as they vieÂ for coveted spots on the Swimming, Track & Field and Table Tennis Teams at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games!
U.S. Paralympic Swimming Team Trials
June 17-19, 2021 Minneapolis, MN
Class S14/SB14/SM14 Athletes with Intellectual Impairment:
Jacob Basini (S14/SB14/SM14)
Leslie Cichocki (S14/SB14/SM14)
Parker Egbert (S14/SB14/SM14)
Jesse Greve (S14/SB14/SM14)
Jeff Lovett (S14/SB14/SM14)
Garner Moss (S14/SB14/SM14)
KILOGEAR CUT and Athletes Without Limits announced a partnership to bring KILOGEAR CUTSâ€™s revolutionary weighted training gear and training programs to athletes with intellectual impairments, down syndrome and autism across the US...
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!
Virtus Athletes, Family & Friends Around the World
35 YOUR WAY Global Challenges on Playwaze Platform:
â€¢ Walk/Run/Swim 35km (@22miles) in 35 days
â€¢ Cycle 350km (@218miles) in 35 days
â€¢ Row 35km in 35 days
â€¢ How fast can you do 35 skips / 35 star-jumps?
Athletes Without Limits US National Equestrian Team makes strong showing and claims first medal in the sport
Congratulations to Athletes Without Limits' US riders, Katherine Richards and Anna Beem, for representing their country against the top dressage riders in the world at the 2020 4th Virtus World Equestrian Video Championship.
This year's trailblazer, Anna Beem and her partner Leap of Faith, represented not just the US, but also the world as one of the first category II3 Autism+ riders to compete in the event. Not only has she earned her place in history, but ...
The sixth edition of the Virtus Global Games will be held in Vichy, France from 4 to 10 June 2023.
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...
In case anyone couldnâ€™t make Friday nightâ€™s powerful Roundtable discussion presented by Rowing in Color, here is the link â€” please feel free to share: Black Coaches and Rowers Roundtable: https://youtu.be/amyQYG3CspE
The Badger Track Club, run by Scott Brinen (AWL's 2019 US Team Track Coach at the Global Games) is hosting a virtual track meet the last week of June and we'd love for AWL athletes and supporters to compete with us. Whether you think running is "your sport" or not, we challenge you to get up and see what you can do!
Try your hand at any of the following 9 events:
â€¢ Long jump
â€¢ Standing Long Jump
â€¢ Football Throw
â€¢ Softball Throw
A full set of rules can be found ...
You can also view this post on the AWL DC Sports Hub website.
Final results are in for our May 2020 Tri-Team Military Veteran's Rowing Challenge between Athletes Without Limits, Community Rowing and Row New York's Military/Veteran Freedom Rows programs. Congratulations to all the teams for getting creative with workouts and keeping active!
We are one team wearing different uniforms, sporting different blades, different ages... but one Team USA!
MILITARY SERVICE BRANCH STANDINGS:
GOLD (37,547 min) US ARMY
SILVER (9,731 min) US NAVY