July 3, 2017

Grants and Resources

Crossroads reviews Education and Competition Grant applications at quarterly Board Meetings. Here are other opportunities throughout the year for grants. Adaptive Sports Equipment Grants Challenged Athletes Foundation’s Access for Athletes Grants Steps in where rehabilitation and health insurance end by providing funding grants for adaptive sports equipment such as sports wheelchairs, handcycles, mono skis and […]

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April 16, 2016

UA Wheelchair Research Helps Children Across Alabama

Wilson Carr wanted to learn how to pop a wheelie. He’s 21, has an infectious sense of humor and a clear hunger for life. Carr also has holoprosencephaly, a form of cerebral palsy that involves physical spasticity and sometimes mental retardation. As a result of his condition, he uses a wheelchair. Maneuvering his chair isn’t […]

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September 16, 2015

Meet Brett – Education Grant Awardee

    “I love learning new things and imparting that knowledge to others. I want to take care of myself and help others take care of themselves.”– Brett Casavant, Sgt. USMC Retired         Brett earned a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer certification with his Crossroads grant and intends to coach veterans and athletes, both […]

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August 25, 2015

Meet Erin – Education Grant Awardee

    “I think adaptive athletes have a really unique perspective that can only help in a coaching environment. We constantly think on our feet and have to come up with backup plans all the time.  We are creative thinkers and are not afraid to try new things.”—Erin Hardtke       Erin will use […]

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August 7, 2015

Meet Juan – Education Grant Awardee

    “We have the chance to change our cars, change our houses, change our electronics. But the body–we only get one–one body is all you get–so it is our responsibility to get the best out of it and to take care of it like the greatest treasure on earth.” – Juan Maires     Juan […]

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Sep 07

Adaptive Coaches Seminar

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vitacura Región Metropolitana
Chile
Sep 08

Batalla de los Andes

September 8 - September 10
Ñuñoa Región Metropolitana
Chile
Sep 09

Adaptive Coaches Seminar

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fuquay Varina NC
United States