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Face of America Ride Planned for April

24 Mar, 2016


Annual World T.E.A.M. Sports Event Honors Military Veterans, Wounded Warriors

The national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Face of America bicycle and hand cycle ride will take place April 22-24.

Challenging more than 600 disabled and able-bodied riders on 110 and 120 mile routes from Arlington, Virginia and Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, the two day journey to historic Gettysburg honors military veterans who have sacrificed much in their duty to their country.

Presented by Capital One Bank, Face of America is supported through sponsorship from Veterans Corps of America, American Portfolios Financial Services, Booz Allen Hamilton, Benson Botsford LLC, Brioni, Devens Recycling Center, Freshbikes, Penske Truck Rental, Sila Solutions Group, SUBWAY of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Three Wire Systems, Vedder Price, and Veterans Corps of America. Additional sponsorship support is forthcoming.

About World T.E.A.M. Sports: World T.E.A.M. Sports is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization chartered in North Carolina and headquartered in Holbrook, New York. Since its founding in 1993, World T.E.A.M. Sports has organized athletic events for disabled and able bodied citizens – mountain climbing, white water rafting, biking, and more. Four things always happen at our events: (1) Disabled participants build self-confidence and physical fitness; (2) The disabled provide a role model for other disabled citizens, encouraging them to take up physical activities; (3) The disabled become a moving inspiration to other participants and to spectators when they see that disabled individuals can meet challenges beyond anyone’s imagination; and (4) The disabled and able-bodied participants learn to work as a team to overcome those challenges. World T.E.A.M. Sports changes lives through sports.

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