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The USA Wheelchair Football League will bring its exciting brand to Grayslake, Illinois, August 13–14.

USA Wheelchair League Event Headed to Grayslake, Illinois

The USA Wheelchair Football League will host the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association’s first home tournament on August 13–14 at College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois. The USAWFL is a program of Move United that is made possible by support from the National Football League and Bob Woodruff Foundation partnership, which is part of […]

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Sixth day of Move United 2021 Junior Nationals, morning track session. (Photo by Reed Hoffmann) NIKON Z 50, Aperture Priority, SUNNY white balance, ISO 400, 1/1600 at f/6.3 in multi-segment metering, 0.0 EV, Nikkor VR Zoom 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens at 110mm. Photo copyright Reed Hoffmann.

Move United Selects Hoover, Alabama, as Host for 2023 Nationals

Move United, the national leader in community-based sports and recreation for individuals with disabilities, will have its 2023 Move United Nationals in Hoover, Alabama, as the event will expand to include adults as well as youth athletes with a physical, visual, and/or intellectual disability. Move United Nationals is the largest and longest-standing national championship event […]

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Move United Brings Education Conference to Colorado Springs

Move United, the organization of community-based sports and recreation for individuals with disabilities, will host its annual Education Conference May 9–11, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The conference theme will be “Challenging Ableism Through Sport: Awareness, Access, & Action,” and will aim to provide tools and training to address stigma and stereotypes specific to disability in […]

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Paralympian Kari Miller-Ortiz Joins Move United Staff

Move United, the community-based sports and recreation organization for individuals with disabilities, has named Paralympian Kari Miller-Ortiz as the organization’s director of people and culture. Miller-Ortiz will lead the adaptive sports organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and programs and oversee a variety of internal and external DEI programs. She will also lead the organization’s […]

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Move United Junior Nationals to Host Hundreds of Adaptive Youth Athletes in Denver

The Move United Junior Nationals presented by The Hartford will open July 17 in Denver as the event, in its 37th year, is the largest and longest-standing national sport championship event for young athletes with a physical disability, visual and/or intellectual impairment through the age of 22. With more than 300 athletes with disabilities and […]

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USA Wheelchair Football League Expands to Nine Cities

The USA Wheelchair Football League will more than double its reach for the 2021 season, expanding from four to nine cities. The league, organized by the Move United adaptive sports organization, will add teams in Birmingham, Alabama; Buffalo, New York; Cleveland; Tampa, Florida; and New Orleans. The league was founded in 2019 with teams in […]

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The Hartford Donates $2 Million to Move United

The Hartford has donated $2 million over the next two years to Move United, the nation’s largest community-based adaptive sports organization, with the money to be used to launch The Hartford’s Competition Series and a new digital fitness platform. “We believe people are capable of achieving amazing things with the right encouragement and support and […]

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Move United Adaptive Ski Event Goes Virtual

Move United, the nation’s largest adaptive sports organization, will host its 33rd annual The Hartford Ski Spectacular as a virtual event through December 3. The three-day event will include more than 1,000 participants who will attend 37 virtual sessions designed to strengthen and expand adaptive snow sports programs. The event is normally held at Beaver […]

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USA Wheelchair Football League Signs Helmet Partner

The new USA Wheelchair Football League has announced Xenith helmets as a partner, with the company providing its X2D+ helmet to teams in the four cities that will make up the league. “We needed a helmet as rugged and resilient as our athletes, and we found that with Xenith,” said Glenn Merry, executive director of […]

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Glenn Merry: A New Voice for Adaptive Sports

   For decades, two organizations had their hands in the majority of adaptive sports opportunities in the United States: Disabled Sports USA and Adaptive Sports USA. In May, those groups announced a merger to become a new organization called Move United, a major development in the adaptive sports space the beginning of what could […]

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