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11: #11 Chris Marston

We’re back! Take a deep dive into Sportable athlete Chris Marston’s ongoing journey to represent Team USA at the Paralympics (whenever those will be). As well, learn about his current project to complete 15 triathlons in 15 days (we recorded on Monday, which was day 3). Chris is hoping to raise $1500 for Sportable during […]

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10: #10 Danica King

Josh hears from Sportable athlete, author, and multiple sclerosis advocate Danica King! She’s relatively new to Sportable, but in a short amount of time has found her way to a variety of our sports. Danica is a bright, bubbly person who brings a joyful atmosphere wherever she goes, and is one reason she is so […]

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9: #9 Megan Anderson

This week, another storied athlete, coach, and advocate. Megan has been involved in all aspects of adaptive sports since her teens. Hear her perspective on the value and importance of wheelchair basketball and many other sports. She’s the head coach of the Sportable Spokes and a member of the Sportable Rim Riders. She also is […]

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8: #8 Howard Humphreys

We’re back yet again with another long time Sportable athlete, Howard Humphreys. Howard and host Josh are Sportable rowing teammates, a program Howard has been a part of since its very first practice. ¬†They talk about rowing on and off the water, as well as Howard’s initial start with Sportable. They also discuss Howard’s multiple […]

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7: #7 Brandon Rush

Brandon Rush has been playing wheelchair basketball for the Charlottesville Cardinals since the 1990s. He is also the assistant coach for Sportable’s youth basketball team, The Spokes. Josh and Brandon start at the very beginning of his time with adaptive sports all the way up to the present day. Brandon talks about the mentors he […]

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6: #6 Taylor Brooks

Our first youth (teenage) interviewee! Taylor Brooks is a junior at Lee Davis High School in Hanover county, VA who participates in our cycling program and competes with our youth wheelchair basketball team, the Sportable Spokes. Josh and her discuss high school during COVID-19, her experience traveling with The Spokes, the enjoyment she gets out […]

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5: #5 Zach Zomermaand

Zach gets into the nearly 20 years and half a dozen or so sports he has played and competed in from wheelchair basketball in grade school through adulthood in Iowa to a variety of sports with Sportable once his job with Capital One brought him to Richmond, VA a few years ago. Zach has done […]

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4: #4 Meredyth Sauter

Grab some tissues, this one’s a doozy. Josh hears from Sportable athlete Meredyth Sauter on the many sports she plays with us and listens to her talk about the impact Sportable has had on her life. She puts into words what it means to be a part of the Sportable family and it is powerful […]

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3: #3 Grace Swanner

Josh catches up with his wheelchair rugby teammate, Grace Swanner. They discuss her studies at VCU, hobbies outside Sportable, quarantining, but mostly share stories from rugby tournament weekends and the impact joining Sportable has had on Grace. Go Possums. Sound edited/mixed/salvaged by Knox Colby, a beacon of light in the darkness. Support athletes like Grace: […]

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2: #2 Richard Cook

Josh catches up with cycling athlete and marathoner Richard Cook. They get into Richard’s storied history as competitive para cyclist, his transition from running to pushing marathons in a racing wheelchair, how he discovered Sportable, and why he loves it. Sound edited/fixed/salvaged by Knox Colby, a Renaissance man of the highest order. Support our athletes […]

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