Sportable Hosts Golf Tournament October 16

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, September 14, 2023) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to host the ninth annual Wayne Samford Memorial Golf Tournament presented by SouthState on Monday, October 16, 2023 at Hunting Hawk Golf Club in Glen Allen, Virginia. Proceeds will directly benefit Sportable’s mission to make adaptive sports accessible…

Rediscovering Competitive Sports after Amputation

Written By: Sue Henneberry Sports have always been an important part of my life. Both of my parents were Physical Education Teachers. I grew up playing wiffle ball and football in the yard with my family. I was a gymnast, cheerleader, and runner. I played on my high school volleyball and softball teams. Life without…

Sportable Announces New Hires, Key Staff Promotions

RICHMOND, VA – (Wednesday, September 6, 2023) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to announce the strategic expansion of its team. With a mission to make sports accessible and inclusive for individuals with physical disabilities, Sportable welcomes several new hires and celebrates key staff promotions that reflect the organization’s commitment to…

Sportable, NOVA Announce Groundbreaking Partnership

RICHMOND, VA – (Friday, August 18, 2023) – Sportable and NOVA of Virginia Aquatics are proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership that makes competitive swimming accessible and inclusive. The new program will provide adaptive swim instruction and competitive opportunities for Sportable members at the state-of-the-art NOVA Aquatics Center – Regency. Athletes with physical disabilities or…

Sportable’s 2023 Tailgate Season Kicks Off in September

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, August 10, 2023) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier accessible sports club, is proud to announce the 2023 Tailgate Season will span the month of September. Proudly sponsored by Dominion Energy for the sixth consecutive year, Sportable’s signature fundraising campaign is an extended celebration of community, camaraderie, and inclusivity with a goal…

Effort and Attitude Highlight Youth Wheelchair Basketball Camp

This past weekend on July 22 and 23, kids ages 5 through high school attended Sportable’s annual Youth Wheelchair Basketball Camp at Thomas Dale High School. From 9:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m., these young athletes practiced drills and competed in games against each other – and, of course, had fun. The camp was led by…

Low Point Wheelchair Rugby Success

Sportable hosted its first-ever Low Point Wheelchair Rugby Tournament, River City Rumble, on July 15 and 16. The round robin tournament featured six low point wheelchair rugby teams from across the country – the TIRR Texans, WWAR Warriors, Grand Rapids Thunder, Magee-Medstar, Sportable Possums, and the Northridge Knights. Prior to the River City Rumble, most…

My Road to Riding RAGBRAI

By: Michael Brooks My road to riding the RAGBRAI started a long time ago. I didn’t take fitness or sports seriously until I joined the Army after high school. In the Army, I didn’t have a choice; we ran every day. It was a part of the job. During my 21 years in the Army,…

RVA’s First-Ever Wheelchair Rugby Tournament Starts Friday

RICHMOND, VA – (Monday, July 10, 2023) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to host the first-ever River City Rumble Wheelchair Rugby Tournament July 14-16, 2023 at Highland Springs High School. The United States Wheelchair Rugby Association (USWRA) sanctioned event will feature six low point wheelchair rugby teams from coast-to-coast, including…

Meet Steve Kearley: USA Wheelchair Rugby Low Point Team Head Coach

Sportable is preparing to host the region’s first-ever River City Rumble Wheelchair Rugby Tournament, July 14-16. The tournament will begin after a Low Point Wheelchair Rugby Clinic led by Steve Kearley, Head Coach of the USA Wheelchair Rugby Low Point Team. Kearley experienced a spinal cord injury after a car accident his senior year of…