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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


December 10, 2015

Sportable Spokes Take First Place in Baltimore Tournament

(Richmond, VA) This past weekend the Sportable Spokes traveled to Baltimore, Maryland to compete in a conference tournament. In game 1 the Spokes took on Katie’s Komets from Philadelphia, PA. The Spokes won 44-21. Ignacio Ortega (Virginia Beach, VA) had … Continue reading


November 11, 2015

Eight Sportable Athletes to Compete in Richmond Marathon Races

Contact: Marielle Rando, Director of Programs marielle@Sportable.org RICHMOND, VA (Nov. 10, 2015)— Sportable is proud to announce that eight of its athletes will be competing in the HCAVA 8k, American Family Fitness Half Marathon, and the Anthem Richmond Marathon in … Continue reading


October 27, 2015

Great Expectations; Spokes looking great in pre-season.

After a great run to the national tournament this past basketball year, the Spokes have high expectations for this season. This year’s tournament roster features nine returners and only one new player- who is expected to make a splash in … Continue reading


October 07, 2015

Sportable Road Racing off to a great start

Nothing can stop us. Sportable’s Road Racing program started it’s training sessions in September in order to train for the Richmond Marathon , Half Marathon and 8K. The first practice was held at SportsBackers Stadium in order to get a baseline timed … Continue reading


March 13, 2015

Sportable Spokes Invitational – JR Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Sportable is pleased to announce that its junior wheelchair basketball team, the Sportable Spokes, will be hosting a JR Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 10am-8pm at Glen Allen High School in Henrico, VA. This regional tournament, … Continue reading