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January 27, 2015

Adaptive Skiing Blog

Everyone who has to live life in a wheelchair knows exactly what I mean when I say that snow can be a serious pain in the butt. With that said, winter wasn’t exactly a season that I looked forward to, … Continue reading


January 26, 2015

Sportable Youth Athlete Named to 2015 US Paralympic National Team

Richmond, VA – January 21, 2015 – Sportable is proud to announce that one of its newest youth athletes was recently named to the 2015 United States Paralympic Track & Field National team. Alexa Halko, a fourteen year old athlete, … Continue reading


December 10, 2014

Sportable Spokes JR Wheelchair Basketball Team Takes 1st Place in Baltimore Tournament

RICHMOND, VA (Dec 10, 2014)— Sportable is proud to announce that its Junior Wheelchair Basketball team, the Sportable Spokes, won the Bennett Blazers Jr Wheelchair Basketball Tournament this past weekend in Baltimore, MD. The Sportable Spokes defeated the NJ Jr … Continue reading


October 16, 2014

Message from our new Executive Director!!!

Greetings Sportable Nation! I hope this finds everyone well and enjoying the beginning of the fall season. It is hard to believe that the summer has already come and gone. The fall brings a tremendous amount of excitement here at … Continue reading


July 08, 2014

Message from our Executive Director, Kristen Lessig

Happy Summer 2014! I hope that you all have been enjoying the start to your summer…and a happy, safe 4th of July!  It’s always a great time to connect with family and friends—as well as an opportunity to celebrate our … Continue reading


June 23, 2014

Bill’s Y-Fit Challenge Part VII

This blog documented my experiences during the recent Y Challenge – 70 minutes/week for 6 weeks. If you completed it successfully you were put into a drawing for a basket of fruits and veggies delivered to your home weekly for … Continue reading


June 04, 2014

Bill’s Y Fit Challenge – Part VI

Emotional benefits of exercise! I want to forewarn you that emotional health is not always an indicator or reflection of the same level of mental health. Continue reading at your own risk… My look in this picture is one of … Continue reading


May 29, 2014

Bill’s Y-Fit Challenge – Part V

I accepted the fact that I am an athlete in training and started to reintroduce some of the garb and accessories from my past. OK I still have a ways to go and maybe I should leave the bandana at … Continue reading


May 21, 2014

Sportable in the News!

Check out this great piece on Robin Yoder, covered by Nate Eaton at WRIC8! Robin is such a dedicated athlete here at Sportable and we are proud of all her accomplishments – competing in 10ks, Paratriathlons, and much more!!! Learn … Continue reading


May 20, 2014

Bill’s Y Fit Challenge – Part IV

I worked out at the Y in Athens, GA this past weekend. I was able to do pull ups, free weights and some work with an old Cybex machine. So we are truly blessed with the variety and age of … Continue reading