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:
• 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 ...
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 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...
The sixth edition of the Virtus Global Games will be held in Vichy, France from 4 to 10 June 2023.
In case anyone couldn’t make Friday night’s powerful Roundtable discussion presented by Rowing in Color, here is the link — 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:
• Long jump
• Standing Long Jump
• Football Throw
• Softball Throw
A full set of rules can be found here.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER!
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
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.
Athletes Without Limits is organizing a US National Tennis Team and travel to Belguim this July for the 2020 Virtus World Championships...
Athletes Without Limits congratulates all 22 athletes who recently competed in four sports at the 2019 Inas Global Games in Australia
We had a great time at the Inas Global Games 2019! Many personal bests, great team spirit and sportsmanship. Congratulations to the athletes who won medals and to all who gave their all to achieve. Thank you to our Australian hosts, officials and volunteers who made this Global Games awesome and to national sponsors who supported our US Team. We look forward to taking our growing U.S. team to the 2023 Virtus (formerly Inas) Global ...