Injuries and disabilities of the legs or lower half of body often leave people still willing and able to participate in physical activity, or sport. However, many sports and games that typically involve running or kicking have to be modified to allow wheelchair play. This category contains information and sites about those sports that are played in wheelchairs.
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American Wheelchair Bowling Association
Calendar and events, newsletter, products and membership information.
Provides the funding for the education, therapy and enjoyment of the activity of scuba diving for the physically challenged.
Freedom's Wings International
Flying for people with disabilities in specially adapted sailplanes, either as a passenger or on a training course. Based in Tampas Bay and provides displays and attends events in several states.
International Wheelchair Aviators
A worldwide organization of disabled and able bodied pilots promoting aviation amongst disabled people. Details of fly-ins, newsletter and membership.
Leeder O. Men
Cartoons featuring the character Leeder O. Men, world-famous disABLED athlete, as well as information about the author, Johnny Lytle.
Sports 'n Spokes
Magazine covering the latest in competitive wheelchair sports and recreational opportunities. Includes its annual guide, article library, issues archive, subscriptions, and contacts. Published by the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA).
Orienteering designed so that people with disabilities can compete on equal terms. Articles, events and rules.
Discusses various athletic opportunities for disabled people such as hand-crank bikes, snow skiing, caving, and mountaineering.
A celebration of active wheelchair users who enjoy a wide range of sports.
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