A highlight of Adaptive Events 2016

OhioWheelchair.com is dedicated to those who base their lives on wheels.
 We try to communicate with our peers and learn from those who have succeeded.

Many events sponsored by various adaptive support groups have happened
throughout Ohio... here are some highlights to review and shared their story.

Did we miss something? Please send us your story (and photos) to share!!

OhioWheelchair@gmail.com

 

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Annual Wheelchair Bowling Party
The annual SCI annual bowling party was
hosted on Dec. 12 @ 2:00  at Echo Lanes Bowling Alley

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Dancing Wheels Performance

The Snowman

hosted on December 3rd, 2016 at the Breen Center for the Performing Arts

Go to the Dancing Wheels website for event review

http://www.dancingwheels.org/

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Team River Runner
2016 Veterans Kayak Football Tournament

Part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame weekend
was hosted at the Willowdale Lake Country Club in North Canton, Ohio
August 7th, 2016.

Go to the Team River Runner website to see the review of this event!

www.TeamRiverRunner.org

If you are a veteran and interested in joining the TRR - NE Ohio Chapter Team in 2017

e-mail - Cory@TeamRiverRunner.org

Check out the photos from our 2015 Kayak Football tournament on our recent events 2015 page!

 

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2016 Buckeye PVA

Wheelchair 8-Ball Classic

Hosted by the Buckeye PVA at the

Cloverleaf Lanes in Independence Ohio
July 25-27, 2016

Go to the BPVA website for review of the event

http://www.buckeyepva.org/

 

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Three Rivers Adaptive Sports
http://www.traspa.org/

2016 Water Sports Clinic

Hosted on July 18 - July 22, 2016 at Conneaut Lake

Three Rivers Adaptive Sports
See the review on their website!!

http://www.traspa.org/

 

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2016 National Veterans Wheelchair Games
Hosted in Salt Lake Utah during June 26 - July 3, 2016

Buckeye Veterans Wheelchair Team

Go Buckeyes - Bring home the Bling!!

Check out the event photos and results on the official NVWG website

http://wheelchairgames.org/

 

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http://www.taasc.org

2016 Water Sports Weekend

June 17-19, 2016

Weekend was packed with sports including waterskiing, sailing, cycling, kayaking, fishing, archery and more.
Check out their website for event photos!!

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http://www.taasc.org

2016 Adaptive Sports Expo

click here for event flyer

TAASC Adventure Center
6000 Harriott Road Powell, OH 43065
Admission: Free

Participate in featured assistive technology for outdoor sports for people from age 3 through adulthood
with physical, visual or intellectual developmental disabilities including autism.

 June 10- 11, 2016

Event Highlights:
• Cycling  • Kayak simulation  • Boccia Ball  • Running Chairs • Fishing
• Snow ski simulation  • Equestrian simulation  • Climbing wall • Adaptive equipment exhibits
• Wheels to Wheels - Adaptive race  • Clinical Shoulder Screenings - therapists onsite for questions
 

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2016 Annual Buckeye Wheelchair Games

Hosted on April 28 - 30, 2016 at the Spire Institute in Geneva Ohio

Congratulations to Josh Maley for the
2016 Most Outstanding Athlete of the year!

Josh is in his custom throwing chair as he is about to throw the
discus, javelin, and shot put in the field events competition.

For complete event review - check out the Buckeye PVA website

http://www.buckeyepva.org/

This event was hosted  by:

 

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Cincinnati IceBreakers Sled Hockey
First Annual IceBreakers Sled Hockey JAMBOREE
Hosted on MARCH 19th in Cincinnati, OH

The Jamboree included SKILLS, DRILLS and SCRIMMAGES
for youth and adults, at all skill levels (Novice, Juniors, Adult B and Adult A)

There wass no fee to participate in the Jamboree!

The Jamboree was an opportunity for sled hockey players from all over the region to have fun on the ice, playing with others who have
the same skill level, making new friends and seeing old ones!

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Ms. Wheelchair Ohio America
2016 Competition

Hosted on March 20th, 2016
 in the Apollo Room at Wright State University

To see the review of the event - check out their website at
http://www.mswheelchairohio.com

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Special thanks to all who help support
another successful year for our local Ohio and PA Winter Adaptive Downhill Skiing Groups!
 


TAASC Adaptive Skiing and Snowboarding
http://www.taasc.org


Three Trackers of Ohio

http://www.3trackers.org/

 


Three Rivers Adaptive Sports
http://www.traspa.org/

 

You can find many reviews for each group on their websites -
remember that each group has warm weather activities also - so stay current and visit their websites!!

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http://adaptivesportsohio.org/

ASPO hosted a free sled hockey event on 
Saturday, February 20th
 at the Boardman Ice Zone. 

 

ASPO hosted a free wheelchair basketball night
 on Sunday, February 21st that was held at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium ,

 followed by power chair soccer experience at the same location.

 

 All adaptive equipment including basketball wheelchairs and power soccer chairs were provided by ASPO at no charge and available at every practice to use

 

Great Job ASPO - what a wonderful adaptive sports group you have been for us in NE Ohio!!

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Mahoning Valley Spinal Cord and Mobility Challenged Support Group

 8747 Squires Lane NE in Warren Ohio 44484

At the January 11th 2016 (5pm) meeting - a presentation from ASPO.

ASPO - Adaptive Sports Programs of Ohio
http://adaptivesportsohio.org/

ASPO Coordinator Courtney Kuth brought some athletes to MVSCI
to chat about different adaptive sports program opportunities
like Quad Rugby, Wheelchair Basketball, Sled Hockey and Power Chair Soccer.

ASPO hosts various equipment and teams to get involved with adaptive sports.

Any age group (kids to really old kids) - Check them out!

 

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Power Soccer League Day
January 9th, 2016 at the Spire Institute in Geneva
hosted by Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio

 
ASPO - Adaptive Sports Programs of Ohio
http://adaptivesportsohio.org/

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Akron Rhinos 1st Annual Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Hosted on January 9-10, 2016 at Kent State University


Grand Rapids Thunder got 1st

Columbus Blitz got 2nd

Akron Rhinos got 3rd

Maryland Mayhem got 4th

NY Wreckers earned 5th place.


Akron Rhinos had the lead by 4 in the first half have given it up and lost by 10 to Columbus Blitz.

Columbus Blitz in a huddle

Congrats to all the teams who played and thanks to all who supported the event!

Learn more or see the Rhinos Rugby or Columbus Blitz team schedules or a various other adaptive sports at


ASPO - Adaptive Sports Programs of Ohio
http://adaptivesportsohio.org/