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Wheelchair Lacrosse USA Brings New Adaptive Sport to Colorado Springs this Weekend

30 Aug, 2012

By: Sports Destination Management Team
One-on-One Instruction Offered for Disabled Athletes

Colorado Springs, Colorado - August 30, 2012 - Wheelchair Lacrosse USA, in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Cup, is hosting a two-day training and education camp for disabled athletes in Colorado Springs.

WHO: Wheelchair Lacrosse USA in partnership with Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Cup.

WHAT: This will be the first camp in the region for this new game, which was created in 2009 by Ryan Baker and Bill Lundstrom, both spinal cord injury athletes. The fast-paced, full-contact sport features traditional lacrosse skills adapted for wheelchair play.

WHERE: El Pomar Youth Sports Park
2212 Executive Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

WHEN: Saturday, September 1 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday, September 2 - 8:00am to Noon

WHY: Up to 15 male and female disabled athletes receiving professional group wheelchair lacrosse instruction, one-on-one skills training and scrimmage play.

VISUALS: Disabled athletes receiving professional group wheelchair lacrosse instruction including:
• Passing and catching drills
• Shooting and passing coaching
• Offensive and defensive play
• Full court scrimmage

For more information, images and video of Wheelchair Lacrosse visit www.wheelchairlacrosse.com or www.facebook.com/pages/Wheelchair-Lacrosse/318438884517?ref=hl.
 

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