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Reprinted from PN May 2012

U.S. selects men's wheelchair basketball team for this summer's Paralympic Games in London.

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Following a tryout camp at the SPIRE Institute in Mentor, Ohio, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) and its coaching staff nominated the following athletes to represent the U.S.: 

-         Eric Barber, Whitewater, Wis.

-         Joe Chambers, Davis, Calif.

-         Nate Hinze, Ripon, Wis.

-         Trevon Jenifer, Huntington, Md.

-         Jeremy Lade, Janesville, Wis.

-        Ian Lynch, Brooklyn Park, Minn.

-         Jason Nelms, Detroit

-         Paul Schulte, Bradenton, Fla.

-         Matt Scott, Detroit

-         Steve Serio, Long Island, N.Y.

-         Josh Turek, Omaha, Neb.

-         Will Waller, Hudson, Ohio

 The U.S. finished fourth at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.

More than 4,000 athletes with a physical or visual disability from over 150 countries are expected to compete at the 2012 Paralympic Games, August 29–September 9 in London.

For more information, visit usparalympics.org. 

 

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