Eight Para Swimmers with Intellectual Impairment Headed to U.S. Paralympic Swim Team Trials In June

Athletes Without Limits would like to congratulate the eight swimmers with Intellectual Impairment (Class S14) who have qualified for the 2024 U.S. Paralympic Swim Team Trials June 27-29, 2024.

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SAVE THE DATE: AWL & USADSS Partner to Host Open National Swimming Championships in November

Athletes Without Limits (AWL) and USA Down Syndrome Swimming (USADSS) are uniting to host America's first Open National Championship for swimmers with Intellectual Impairments including Intellectual Disability, Down Syndrome and Autism. This Short Course Meter (SCM) event will be held November 7-10, 2024 at the Rosen Aquatic Center in Orlando, Florida.  Interest Form & Event Email List Signup: All interested athletes, coaches, volunteers and donors, please complete the form below to ensure you are included in upcoming email communications about this event: Ab...

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2027 Virtus Global Games Heads to Cairo, Egypt

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Virtus has just announced that the prestigious seventh edition of the Global Games, scheduled for 2027, will be hosted in Cairo, Egypt!

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AWL TENNIS PLAYERS FEATURED AT THE 2023 US OPEN (NEW YORK)

As part of a partnership between USTA and Athletes Without Limits on Thursday, September 7th 2023 US Open spectators can also watch a Mixed Doubles Exhibition for players with Intellectual Impairments. The exhibition features Athletes Without Limits players Kevin Meade, Rachel Sweatt, Brittany Tagliareni, and Ryan Smith. The exhibition events will take place in Louis Armstrong Stadium between doubles matches as part of the US Open being held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY. In June 2023 Kevin Meade received first Player Development ...

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2024 Boston Marathon adds T20 Para Division for Athletes with Intellectual Impairment

On September 7, 2023 The Boston Athletic Association made a very important announcement: They've added a division for intellectual impairment starting with the 2024 Boston Marathon (April 15, 2024), which is open to Virtus II1/T20 runners with National or International classification. There is prize money for the first three male and female finishers (up to $2500 +500 for a course record within the division). Note that the entry deadline for the 2024 Boston Marathon is September 15, 2023 so this will mostly ...

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Equestrian Results from 2023 Virtus Global Games & Spring Video Competitions

Congratulations to all the Virtus riders around the World who competed in the Spring 2023 Virtus Equestrian Video Competition. The first of two video competitions to take place in 2023. 2023 was also the first in-person Virtus event with Equestrian added to the sports contested at the 2023 Virtus Global Games in France. Three Athletes Without Limits National Team riders represented the United States proudly at the events. June 2023 Virtus Global Games France Equestrian World Championships Anna Beem and Madeline Woo (who qualified in a previous video competition) both ...

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2023 Virtus Global Games France US Team Information

Athletes Without Limits has posted US Team travel, dates and cost for our trip to the June 2023 Vitus Global Games in France and a US Team Registration Form to our team page at: https://www.athleteswithoutlimits.org/gg2023. The 2023 Games are on track to be the largest Virtus Global Games to date with an estimated 1,200+ top athletes with intellectual impairment from 80 countries competing for the World Championships in their respective sports.

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Results from the 2022 Virtus World Cross Country Championships in San Diego

    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 ...

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Watch Athletes with Intellectual Impairment Compete at the 2021 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials

Don't miss watching top American athletes with intellectual impairment compete at the US Paralympic Team Trials as they vie  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) Jonny Pierce ...

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Athletes Without Limits and KILOGEAR CUT Announce Collab Partnership

KILOGEAR CUT and Athletes Without Limits announced a partnership to bring KILOGEAR CUTS’s revolutionary weighted training gear and training programs to athletes with intellectual impairments, down syndrome and autism across the US...

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