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:: THE SPOKE SPOTLIGHT ::
Joshua's Journey
Courtney Verrill

Joshua Rucker shares his journey from his injury, to becoming a professional wheelchair bodybuilder, to finding a brand-new passion.


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:: SPOKE OF THE WEEK ::
Photo of the week

We spotted our 1988 SPORTS `N SPOKES Junior Athlete of the Year, Anthony Lara coaching a tennis clinic during the 2017 Angel City Games. (Photo by Christopher Di Virgilio).

:: THE SPOKES TRAINER ::

Twelve signs you're not drinking enough water



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:: SPOKES IN ACTION ::
Desert Challenge Games

More than 300 athletes came through Tempe, Ariz., for the 2017 Desert Challenge Games recently. We had the chance to talk with first-time participant Katelyn McNamara who shared about her experience, injury and how adaptive sports helped her set new goals

:: THE SPOKES BOARD ::
Denver, Milwaukee and PossAbilities Shield Victorious to Open 2016 NWBA Women's National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (More)
New Zealand Paralympian Rob Courtney, known as "the fastest man on wheels" during the early 1980s, has died (More)
She's behind the scenes on NCIS: New Orleans, but in your face when strapping into her WCMX chair (More)
:: UPCOMING EVENTS ::
Aug 4 - 6 ::
Abilities Expo - Houston Houston, Texas
Contact: / www.abilities.com/houston/
Aug 29 - 31 ::
2017 PVA Summit + Expo National Harbor, Maryland
Contact: / www.pvasummit.org/
Sep 7 - 9 ::
Day on the Lake Carefree, Arizona
Contact: / 877-728-5414
Sep 8 - 10 ::
Abilities Expo - Boston Boston, Mass
Contact: / www.abilities.com/boston/
Sep 14 - 17 ::
5th annual Veterans Outdoor Adventures - Trout Lodge Potosi, Missouri
Contact: Charley Wright / 314-652-4100, ext. 64590 / Charles.wright6@va.gov
Click here for the complete calendar Click here to submit an event
:: GEARED UP ::
The RoboCup

The portable caddy that'll change your life

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:: THE SPOKESCLUSIVE ::
Softball Championships At The NVWG

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:15pm
Team Royal defeated Team Gold 5-3 in a full seven innings Thursday afternoon in the 37th annual NVWG wheelchair softball championship at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati.
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Army Veteran Athlete

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 8:28am
Ryan Major attended his first National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) last year, the Warrior Games this year and is now competing in his second NVWG in Cincinnati.
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Angel City Games, Day 1

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 8:13pm
UCLA is currently being taken over by hundreds of athletes.
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Celebrating Father's Day

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 2:47pm
Bryan King is a single father who has a very special bond with his son.
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Joshua's Journey

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:21am
Joshua Rucker shares his journey from his injury, to becoming a professional wheelchair bodybuilder, to finding a brand-new passion.
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