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:: THE SPOKE SPOTLIGHT ::
From Near Death to a Top Athlete
Courtney Verrill

Shaun Castle opens up about his near death experience, his recovery, and his journey as a professional and collegiate athlete.


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

Wheelchair racers zip past during the 2017 Desert Challenge Games in Tempe, Ariz. (Photo by Courtney Verrill).

:: THE SPOKES TRAINER ::

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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

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:: UPCOMING EVENTS ::
Jun 1 - 4 ::
No Barriers Summit North Lake Tahoe, California
Contact: / www.nobarriersusa.org/summit/
Jun 2 - 4 ::
PVA NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS CIRCUIT - Colonial Baltimore, Maryland
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Jun 6 - 9 ::
National Wheelchair Sports Camp Stewardville, Minnesota
Contact: Bob Bardwel / (507) 533-9516 / bob@ironwoodsprings.com
Jun 9 - 11 ::
Turnstone Tennis Open Fort Wayne, Indiana
Contact: / (260) 483-2100 / www.turnstone.org/
Jun 16 - 18 ::
PVA NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS CIRCUIT - Year-End Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
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:: GEARED UP ::
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:: THE SPOKESCLUSIVE ::
Celebrating Mother's Day With Kristina Rhoades

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 10:48am
Kristina Rhoades had to learn how to think creatively when she became a mother of a little girl.
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Mike Nichols Charity Hockey Game

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:52pm
Former NHL greats unite on the Ice for spinal cord injury research
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2017 USQRA Wheelchair Rugby National Championships

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:28pm
The 2017 USQRA Wheelchair National Championships are underway in Phoenix, Ariz.
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From Near Death To A Top Athlete

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:15am
Shaun Castle opens up about his injury, being a professional and collegiate athlete and how being a member of PVA saved his life.
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Farewell Becky

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:13am
The discontinuation of Barbie's disabled friend Becky shadows real-life social exclusion
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