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Check out all of the latest happenings with Sportable below. From upcoming events, press releases, and Sportable in the News!

Sportable River City Slam Starts Friday

Sportable will host the River City Slam Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, presented by The Abstract Athlete, this Friday, June 11 through Sunday, June 12. Spectators are invited to attend free of charge to watch some of the top wheelchair tennis players from Richmond and across the country compete at Collegiate School’s Robins Campus.

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Sportable River City Slam Starts Friday

Sportable will host the River City Slam Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, presented by The Abstract Athlete, this Friday, June 11 through Sunday, June 12. Spectators are invited to attend free of charge to watch some of the top wheelchair tennis players from Richmond and across the country compete at Collegiate School’s Robins Campus.

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River City Slam Hospitality Sponsors Announced

Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to announce that VAMAC and Windward Advisors will serve as the River City Slam hospitality sponsors, June 11-13.

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River City Slam Circle of Champions

Competition is back! Sportable is serving up world-class wheelchair tennis competition and YOU can be a part of the action!

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River City Slam Spotlight: Meet Emmy Pfankuch

With a mom who played four sports in high school, Emmy Pfankuch was born to be an athlete. She was also born with spina bifida and her legs are paralyzed.

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Join Robin and Do the Sportable Stampede 5k Your Way

If you know Robin, you know that she does not let anything hold her back. An Ironman athlete, she was determined to return to athletic endeavors after losing her leg to cancer in 2010. But as she discovered, there were not that many people who looked like her and almost none in the competitive field of sports.

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Sportable Hosts Juniors Wheelchair Tennis Camp with Paralympian Shelby Baron

Sportable is proud to host a Juniors Wheelchair Tennis Camp, led by Paralympian Shelby Baron and presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, June 11-13, 2021 in Richmond, VA. Registration is available now for juniors wheelchair tennis players ages 5-18.

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Sportable Partners with The Abstract Athlete

Sportable is proud to announce that The Abstract Athlete has been named Presenting Sponsor of the River City Slam. The wheelchair tennis tournament will be held in Richmond, VA June 11-13, 2021. Registration is available now at Sportable.org.

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Sportable Announces SouthState as Presenting Sponsor

Sportable is proud to announce that SouthState has been named Presenting Sponsor of the seventh annual Wayne Samford Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held on Monday, May 10 at The Dominion Club in Glen Allen, Virginia. Proceeds will directly benefit Sportable’s mission to make adaptive sports accessible throughout the greater Richmond area.

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First-Ever Sportable Stampede 5K Announced

Sportable is proud to announce the first-ever Sportable Stampede 5K, presented by Rybec Insurance, which will take place virtually throughout the month of May. All proceeds will have a direct and immediate impact on Sportable’s mission to make sports accessible and inclusive for individuals with physical disabilities and visual impairments. Register Now!.

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Get Your Paddles Out! Kayaking is Back, Bigger and Better

Imagine this scenario. The sun is shining and the warmth envelops you as you paddle along the river with serene scenes all around. After a long winter and protracted pandemic, it sounds like a far-off dream. But thanks to generous funding from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center (PRC), Sportable will be able to offer and expand its kayaking program this spring and into summer.

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