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:: THE SPOKE SPOTLIGHT ::
WCMX World Championships: Kimberly Ocampo
Audrey Nissen

One week ago, Kimberly Ocampo would not have believed she’d be competing in the qualifying rounds at the RISE Adaptive Sports 2016 WCMX World Championships


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

Calif., resident Robert Thompkins hits the rainbow rail during the RISE Adaptive Sports 2016 WCMX World Championships. (Photo Christopher DiVirgilio).

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:: SPOKES IN ACTION ::
RISE Adaptive Sports 2016 WCMX World Championships
More than 80 athletes from across the globe recently met in Texas for the RISE Adaptive Sports 2016 WCMX World Championships. Here, program manager Beth Foster talks about the sport of WCMX, or wheelchair skating and the rules of competition
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New Zealand Paralympian Rob Courtney, known as "the fastest man on wheels" during the early 1980s, has died (More)
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:: UPCOMING EVENTS ::
May 3 - 6 ::
CAMC Para-Athletics Mid-Atlantic Games Charleston, West Virginia
Contact: Zachary A. Szasz / 304-388-9865 / www.camc.org/mid-atlantic-games / zachary.szasz@camc.org
May 6 - 8 ::
Annual PVA/NWPA Billards Tournament Series: Mountain States Fountain, Colorado
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
May 7 ::
Kid-Netic Games Dallas, Texas
Contact: TK McMahon / 972-348-1644 / www.region10.org/kid-netic-games/ / tamela.mcmahon@region10.org
May 8 - 12 ::
Invictus Games Orlando, Florida
Contact: / www.invictusgamesfoundation.org/
May 11 - 15 ::
Desert Challenge Games Mesa, Arizona
Contact: Tiffany Wilkinson
/ 480-835-6273 / www.desertchallengegames.com/ / tiffany@arizonadisabledsports.com
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:: GEARED UP ::
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Team Box is the official chair of the 2015 SPORTS `N SPOKES Junior Athlete of the Year

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:: THE SPOKESCLUSIVE ::
Team USA Rugby Set For Rio

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 4:31pm
USA Wheelchair Rugby Team Selected for Rio
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Invictus Games Spotlight: Jesse Graham

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 9:46am
A brief look at 2016 Invictus Games competitor Jesse Graham
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Invictus Games Spotlight: Henry Sawyer

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 9:42am
A brief look at the 2016 Invictus Games competitor, Henry Sawyer
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Invictus Games Spotlight: Sualauvi

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 9:37am
A brief look at the 2016 Invictus Games competitor, Sualauvi "Sua" Tuimaleali'ifano.
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USQRA Highlights

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 2:53pm
Division I Texas and Division II Brooks win the 2016 USQRA national championship
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