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June 28, 2017

NWBA and Sportable To Host Preseason NIT For Wheelchair Basketball In October

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alecia McConnell Alecia@Sportable.org 804.340.2911 @SportableRVA     NWBA and SPORTABLE TO HOST PRESEASON NIT FOR WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL IN OCTOBER NWBA Preseason National Invitation Tournament presented by CarMax to take place at the EJ Wade Arena at … Continue reading


June 21, 2017

Welcome Alecia and Nicole

Welcome Alecia and Nicole Alecia McConnell, Athletic Director, (on the left) became aware of Sportable while in college at Longwood University. Upon graduating and becoming a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Alecia worked at MedStar National Rehabilitation. While only with MedStar … Continue reading


May 08, 2017

Sportable Athlete To Compete At Desert Challenge Games

Sportable Athlete To Compete At Desert Challenge Games Visually Impaired Athlete Richmond, VA (May 8, 2017) Sportable’s own visually impaired sprinter, Antoine Craig, will compete in the 2017 Desert Challenge Games May 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona. This event is part … Continue reading


March 31, 2017

17 SPORTABLE ATHLETES WILL RACE IN THE MONUMENT AVENUE 10K

Richmond, VA (March 31, 2017) Seven wheelchair athletes and ten visually impaired athletes will race in this year’s Ukrops Monument Avenue 10K presented by Kroger. This is the largest number of visually impaired athletes to ever enter the race for … Continue reading


December 07, 2016

U.S Paralympics Recognizes Sportable for Excellence

December 7, 2016 U.S. Paralympics recognizes Sportable for excellence COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado ― U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, has announced that Sportable has been recognized as a Silver level club as a part of the … Continue reading


August 24, 2016

How to: Watch Alexa Halko while she competes in Rio!

We are so proud to have one of our stellar athletes competing in the Paralympic Games in Rio. Here is everything you need to know about watching Alexa compete: 1. The Paralympics will run from September 7th- September 18 2. … Continue reading


August 01, 2016

SPORTABLE ATHLETE CHRISTIAN LARGO NAMED TO U.S PARALYMPIC POWERLIFTING TEAM

  July 21, 2016 (Richmond, VA) On June 11, 2016, Christian Largo was named to the United States Paralympic Powerlifting Team. Largo, 17, has been a Sportable athlete for over 10 years. He has tried almost every sport offered by … Continue reading


July 07, 2016

Alexa Halko named to 2016 U.S Paralympic Track and Field Team

Richmond, VA– Sportable is proud to announce that Alexa Halko, one of its youth athletes, was named to the roster for the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team that will represent Team USA in Rio at the 2016 Paralympic Games. … Continue reading


March 31, 2016

RICHMOND YOUTH WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM CLINCHES #1 SEED IN NWBA NIT TOURNAMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marielle Rando Director of Public Relations, Sportable 804-340-2991 Marielle@Sportable.org RICHMOND YOUTH WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM CLINCHES #1 SEED IN NWBA NIT TOURNAMENT RICHMOND, VA (March 31, 2016) Sportable Spokes are rolling to Louisville, with the goal of claiming … Continue reading


January 06, 2016

Sportable to offer two training teams for athletes with physical disabilities and visual impairments for 2016 Ukrops Monument Avenue 10K

Contact: Marielle Rando, Director of PR, SPORTABLE 401-793-1344 January 6th, 2016 (Richmond, VA) In 2016 Sportable Richmond Adaptive Sports and Recreation will be hosting two 10K training teams coached by Karl Cover. The first team will be training on Tuesday … Continue reading