Stories from the 2013 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The National Veterans Wheelchair Games: An Outsider’s Perspective
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games from an outsider's perspective. Date: 7/29/2013


34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Philly: Where Heroes Make History
Philadelphia, PA, will host the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in 2014. Date: 7/19/2013


Female Veteran Participation at National Veterans Wheelchair Games Grows
Learn more about the women participating in the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa, FL. Date: 7/18/2013


Navy Veteran Continues Life of Success at National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Mike Savicki is the recipient of the the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games’ Spirit of the Games Award. Date: 7/18/2013


The National Veterans Wheelchair Games Is an Event for All Ages
Read about our youngest veteran participant, Matt Kleemann, and the oldest, Doris Merrill, at the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa. Date: 7/18/2013


UPS Delivers for the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games
UPS has been a long-time sponsor of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, and Paralyzed Veterans of America thanks them for their commitment to adaptive sports. Date: 7/18/2013


33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games Athlete Sam Bell

Read about U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sam Bell, competitior at the 2013 National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa, Florida.

Date: 7/17/2013


Coaching—in the Nontraditional Sense—at the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Coaching is more than meets the eye at the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa, Florida. Date: 7/17/2013


For Davis Celestine, the Road to Recovery Includes the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Learn more about Davis Celestine, President of the Paralyzed Veterans of America Gulf Coast Chapter.

Date: 7/17/2013


Invacare Helps to Make the National Veterans Wheelchair Games Possible

Learn more about Invacare's long-time commitment to the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

 

Date: 7/17/2013


Mason Symons at the 33rd NVWG: What a Difference a Year Makes
A year after his first National Veterans Wheelchair Games, Mason Symons is moving onward and upward in his quest to play quad rugby, or "murderball," for the US Paralympic team. Date: 7/17/2013


Paralyzed Veteran Competes in Eighth Consecutive National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Learn more about eight-time National Veterans Wheelchair Games participant and Army National Guard veteran William Hendrickson. Date: 7/17/2013


33rd NVWG: Tampa Tandem Forms Brotherhood
Read about Tampa Paralyzed Veterans of America members Stephen Bush and Sam Bell participating in the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Date: 7/16/2013


Association Features Adaptive Golf Demo at 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games
The Adaptive Golf Association held a demonstration session during the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games Expo July 13, 2013. Date: 7/16/2013


Dr. Ken Lee and Staff Take Care of Vets at the 33rd NVWG
Learn more about Dr. Ken Lee, Medical Director of the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games, and Kids Day emcee. Date: 7/16/2013


Smiles Abound at 2013 Kids Day in Tampa
Learn more about Kids Day at the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa, Florida. Date: 7/16/2013


Sponsor Invacare Provides Wheelchair Repair at 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Learn more about Invacare's wheelchair repair service at the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa. Date: 7/16/2013


Novices Settle into the 2013 National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Three first-time veteran participants share their stories at the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa. Date: 7/15/2013


Volunteering for Vets at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Find a person in a white T-shirt at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, and you are likely to find someone eager to help you! Volunteers are a vital part of the NVWG.

Date: 7/15/2013


The 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa Begin!
Local Tampa officials kick off the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Date: 7/14/2013


33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games Welcomes Tennis and Water Skiing as Exhibition Sports
Learn more about the exhibition sports available at the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa. Date: 7/13/2013


Mayor’s Disability Alliance Helps Make Tampa a Prime Location for 33rd Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Tampa, Florida, is a great location for the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. The City of Tampa and the Mayor's Alliance for People with Disabilities has worked with the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter to make Tampa a wheelchair accessible city. Date: 7/11/2013


Paralyzed Veterans Florida Gulf Coast Chapter Expands Awareness on Disabled Veterans’ Issues for Tampa Through Hosting National Veterans Wheelchair Games
For the Florida Gulf Coast chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America, their hard work pays off as they host the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Date: 7/11/2013


2013 National Veterans Wheelchair Games Expo to Feature More than 75 Exhibitors
Learn more about the 2013 Disabled Sports, Recreation and Fitness Exposition on July 13, 2013, the kick off for the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Date: 7/10/2013


NVWG Profile: Michael Guilbalt Exemplifies Rehabilitation Through Recreation
Read about Air Force veteran Michael Guilbalt who has been competing at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games since 1998. Date: 7/10/2013


Tampa International Airport Prepares for Disabled Athletes Arriving for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Learn how Tampa International Airport prepared for the arrival of 400+ disabled veterans for the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Date: 7/10/2013


Seize the Day in Tampa Bay: National Veterans Wheelchair Games Kick Off July 13, 2013

Disabled veterans, as well as their families and friends, will travel from across the United States to Tampa July 13-18, 2013, for the 33rd annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

Date: 7/9/2013


Economics of Tampa Hosting the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Read about the economic impact on Tampa, Florida, from hosting the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in July 2013. Date: 7/8/2013

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