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Mobile, AL, to be Site of New Hero Games

10 Dec, 2014


Aerofest Teams Up with Lakeshore to Bring Interactive Sports Package

Mobile, Alabama, will be the home of a new set of games for injured veterans in 2015.

Mobile Aerofest has joined with Lakeshore Foundation in announcing that it will be incorporating “Hero Games” into its diverse package of activities and experiences at its inaugural event to take place at the Mobile Aeroplex on March 21 -22. Lakeshore will be working with Aerofest to help them plan interactive sports and fitness activities for injured veterans.  The festival will also offer competitive activities for active duty military and festival participants that pre-register.

“Aerofest 2015 is an ideal platform for Lakeshore to provide expertise in disabled sport to help plan the Hero Games for injured veterans and also educate the public about adaptive equipment through an expo which is also a great part of Aerofest,” said Jeff Underwood, president of Lakeshore Foundation.  “We feel our involvement with Aerofest will enable us to reach a broad and diverse audience regarding the power of friendly competition and sports for those who have sacrificed so much for our nation.”

“Aerofest is designed to be a magnetic platform that brings out the best of our community, region and our nation to improve the quality lives of our veterans in a meaningful and permanent way,” said Steve Barshov Aerofest Co-founder.  “The Hero games at Aerofest will help to build the bonds of fellowship, and healing through the bonds of competition and the pursuit of excellence—we are very energized to be bringing these experiences and opportunities to our veterans.”

Planning is underway to develop the best possible sport experience for injured veterans at The AeroFest Hero Games. These activities will be located at the Mobile Aeroplex Expo. The Aerofest will also introduce individual activities outdoors, such as strength and conditioning training competitions, for active duty, Veterans and citizens including MMA Training by top Titan FC Athletes, and military physical training instructors.  The Festival will also feature representation from regional trainers such as ?Acceleration Crossfit training. Festival goers will be able to pre-register for selected activities and get updated listings of sports and fitness activities at www.aerofest.org with proceeds supporting the AeroFest designated charitable organizations.  

Mobile Aerofest is a multifaceted annual festival to take place at the Mobile Aeroplex on March 20 – 21 2015.  The Festival’s mission is to actively improve the lives of America’s injured warriors through a confluence of talent, vision and technology that has never been seen before in the production of a live event.

Lakeshore is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Birmingham, Alabama which serves people with physical disabilities throughout Alabama, across the country and around the world. Lakeshore is one of the nation’s world-class fitness, athletics, recreation and education facilities for people with physically disabling conditions promoting the positive, long-term physical and emotional effects of physical fitness. from infants to seniors, to injured soldiers and elite-level athletes, every participant is free to discover his or her own potential. For more information about Lakeshore Foundation, visit www.lakeshore.org.

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