ABC Medical has awarded 5 athletes with a scholarship to be able to attend the Alabama Wheelchair Basketball Summer Camp this summer. This is the second story we're publishing on our recipients. First set of stories is available here.
ABC Medical has selected a handful of young athletes to receive scholarships to attend University of Alabama's youth summer wheelchair basketball camp. The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program hosts a youth summer wheelchair basketball camp every year. This year, Alabama is expecting their highest number of participants in camp history! Read below to meet some of the amazing athletes we have the honor of sending to such a great camp!
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Politics and sports.
These two words have always represented two separate and divergent worlds to me.
That is no longer the case anymore.
When Jason Barker set up at the PVA Wheelchair Bowling tournament in Shawnee, OK earlier this month he didn't know what to expect other than watching some wheelchair bowling and meeting the athletes, as usual. Jason Barker, a traveling regional sales manager for ABC Medical since November 2018, had been traveling since the NWBA Junior and Women's Championships in New Lenox, IL and Quad Rugby Championships in Rockford, IL the previous weekend. On day one of the PVA Midewestern Wheelchair Bowling Tournament, one of the bowlers rolled up to the ABC Medical table. We'll call him Nick in this article to protect his privacy. The thing about Nick is that he had not packed enough catheters with him for the 4 day trip in Shawnee, OK. He said he was from Colorado Springs. Jason looked at our table display and the catheter boxes underneath the table, searching through the different fr. sizes. He was able to find a few samples of 14 fr. size which is what Nick said he uses and gave them all to him. However, that was not going to be enough for Nick to get through the end of the tournament.
Below is the transcription of a keynote speech ABC Medical's former CEO, current Chairman of the Board of Directors, Keith Jones gave at the Philadelphia Accessibility Conference in April 2016. We are pleased to share the full speech with you, titled “The Powerful Impact of Adaptive Sports” on the anniversary of that inspiring speech. We're grateful for the legacy Keith Jones helped build for ABC Medical with our commitment to adaptive sports as a company. We will continue to support organizations and sports events as long as our mission says "Do Well by Doing Good." Hope you enjoy reading it. Happy National Adaptive Sports Month! #NASM2019
For the past 5 years in April, ABC Medical celebrates National Adaptive Sports Month. The goal of this social media awareness campaign is to promote adaptive sports. Whether it’s spreading new information throughout the adaptive sports community or reaching brand new people who have never heard of adaptive sports before, this campaign is a vital resource we can all utilize.
ABC Medical is excited and honored to announce our partnership with the United States Quad Rugby Association. We will sponsor and have presence at several USQRA tournaments in 2019, including the National Championship in Rockford, IL at the end of March.
Michelle Cross is the first student-athlete to represent San Diego State University in adaptive track and field. SDSU continues to take steps to broaden its adapted athletic program vison, beginning with Michelle. This is the first part in a series that will follow Cross’ journey as SDSU’s first official adaptive student athlete. The college freshman shares her experiences leading up to her admittance to SDSU as well as her advice for other adaptive athletes seeking to compete at the college level.
We are thrilled to announce the ABC Medical Fall 2018 "Making a Difference" Scholarship recipients! Congratulations to Nick Balenger, Seth Penny, and Lauren Guerra.
Each of these amazing individuals show so much passion for bettering themselves and the lives of people around them. At ABC Medical, we share the same passion to improve the lives of those living with disabilities as well as recognize people who support and advocate for them. Together, we can all Adapt.Believe.Compete.