California Dreaming Presents
Specialty Sports---Wheelchair Sports
States Quad Rugby Association
Wheelchair Rugby was first developed in Canada in the Late 1970s and was originally
called murderball. The sport was introduced to the United States by Brad Mikkelsen and the
University of North Dakota in the early 1980s. Since its introduction, wheelchair
rugby has enjoyed tremendous growth in the United States and beyond. The game is now
actively played in more than 20 countries throughout the world and is recognized as an
official Paralympic sport.
WHEELCHAIR SPORTS, USA
From its earliest beginnings to the present day, Wheelchair Sports, USA, has been directed
and developed by wheelchair athletes and wheelchair sports enthusiasts themselves,
individuals with a first-hand understanding to the values of participation. This site has
links to many l wheelchair sport organizations and a world wide Event Calendar up to the
on Wheels ...wheelchair sports and recreational opportunities for individuals in
southeastern Kentucky. Membership has grown from 8 to 25 members who vary in age
from six to forty-six, with differing abilities from spinal cord injuries, amputations,
spina bifida, and cerebral palsy.
On Wheels: Our Mission: To empower youth in wheelchairs to be all that they can be,
challenging them to reframe their environment and to contribute confidently to their
community and world.
MAUI SEA KAYAKING
Ocean Kayaking for the physically challenged.
Our "NETWORK" of friends includes accessible hotels and condos, Scuba for the
disabled (PADI certification available), snorkeling and view boards, massage therapists,
chiropractors, acupuncturists and island guides that can show/drive you to the outback
secret spots still unspoiled by the thundering herds.
in Santa Cruz California, is dedicated to bringing the outdoors into the lives of people
with special needs and physical challenges. Foster Andersen, co-author of "Living in
the State of Stuck" and a quadriplegic, initiated the program to provide a much
needed service to this often neglected sector of our population.