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Wheelchair basketball team teaches Columbus students lessons in success


WiscNews - Apr 27, 2017
The UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball team brought its Cornerstones for Success disability awareness program to Columbus Middle School Wednesday. Cornerstones for Success is a unique program that dispels myths about persons who have a ...
 

Up close with Sparta wheelchair basketball player Natalie Wright


MLive.com - Apr 25, 2017
Wright, who has been playing wheelchair basketball for the past 11 years, pointed out that there are only a handful of colleges that offer the game for women. “As a freshman, I didn't actually think I was going to get here,” Wright said. “There are ...
 

OU physicians tip off against wheelchair basketball team


NewsOK.com - Apr 25, 2017
The Oklahoma Adaptive Sports Association's (OKASA) wheelchair basketball team, Oklahoma Blaze, will take on doctors and medical staff from OU Medical Center from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the ninth annual OU Physicians Games at Oklahoma City ...
 

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USED (GD) Playing and Coaching Wheelchair Basketball by Ed Owen


 

1992 Spain Large silver Prf 2000 Pesetas Special Olympics Wheelchair Basketball


 

University of Illinois Wheelchair Basketball Instructional DVD set


 

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Wheelchair Basketball books

Flying Lessons & Other Stories


Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology—written by the best children’s authors—celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.
 
In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt.
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Dream Shot: The Journey to a Wheelchair Basketball National Championship


by: Josh Birnbaum
In 2008, the men ™s wheelchair basketball team at the University of Illinois set out to achieve their sport ™s pinnacle: a college national championship. That lofty goal represented another stage of a journey begun in 1948 when Tim Nugent established the Gizz Kids wheelchair squad. Embedded with the team, Josh Birnbaum took photos that captured the life experiences of people in the Illinois wheelchair basketball program from 2005 through the 2008 championship season. Dream Shot follows the unique lives of the players and coaches on the court and the road, and in quiet moments at home and the classroom.
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The 50th Anniversary of Wheelchair Basketball


by: Horst Strohkendl
Fifty years of existence is a relatively short period for the development of wheelchair basketball as a sport. However, taking into consideration the life expectation of a person with a spinal cord injury in the late 40s, the growth of wheelchair basketball reflects one of the greatest achievements in mankind. The author has been involved in the wheelchair sport movement 27 years now [1996]. Through his first contact with wheelchair basketball players in Germany, he experienced a sensation of great surprise.
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Wheelchair Warrior: Gangs, Disability and Basketball


by: Melvin Juette, Ronald J. Berger

Melvin Juette has said that becoming paralyzed in a gang-related shooting was “both the worst and best thing that happened” to him. The incident, he believes, surely spared the then sixteen year-old African American from prison and/or an early death. It transformed him in other ways, too. He attended college and made wheelchair basketball his passion—ultimately becoming a star athlete and playing on the U.S. National Wheelchair Basketball Team.

In Wheelchair Warrior, Juette reconstructs the defining moments of his life with the assistance of sociologist Ronald Berger.
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Wheelchair Basketball | Spain v U.S.A | Men's Gold medal match | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games


Spain 52-68 United States of America Start lists: Spain 4 STIX Daniel Guard 5 VERA Carlos (C) Forward 7 ZARZUELA Pablo Forward 8 SANCHEZ Francisco ...
 

Wheelchair Basketball | USA vs Great Britain | Men’s preliminaries | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games


Result: United States of America 65 - 48 Great Britain Team lists: United States of America 2 WILLIAMS Jake 4 TUREK Joshua 5 PAYE Michael 8 BELL Brian 9 ...
 

Wheelchair Basketball Final (part 1) Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games


Australia wins gold and Canada takes silver in the Wheelchair Basketball final at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.
 

Wheelchair Basketball - Men's - ITA versus USA - London 2012 Paralympic Games


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How To Play Wheelchair Basketball - Team GB's Harry Brown


British Wheelchair Basketball star, Harry Brown, talks you through the basics of wheelchair basketball with a few surprise trick shots for good measure.