Rio Day Four: Noteworthy Wins and Paralympic Debuts

September 11, 2016

As the first weekend of competition comes to a close at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, USA Men’s and Women’s Wheelchair Basketball continue their strong performances. The morning session featured a close battle between the U.S. women and London bronze medalist, the Netherlands. The U.S. finished victorious, 60-50. Rose Hollermann was the leading scorer for […]

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Rio Day Three: Dominance on the Court, PBs on the Track

September 11, 2016

Day three of the 2016 Paralympic Games was a busy one for many Lakeshore athletes. At the Maracana Stadium Kerri Morgan captured the bronze in the women’s 400m T52 with a personal best time of 1.08.31. Josh Roberts finished eighth in the men’s 100m T52 with a strong 18.39 time. USA Wheelchair Basketball continued its winning […]

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Lakeshore Athletes Start Strong in Rio

September 9, 2016

Day two at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games brought another big margin of victory for U.S. Men’s Wheelchair  Basketball. Alabama native Brian Bell contributed 15 in the win over Germany. Next up for the men is Iran on Saturday at 1:45 p.m. CT. The U.S. Women’s Wheelchair basketball team will take on rival China at […]

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USA Wheelchair Rugby and Lakeshore: Where Sport and Family Collide

September 6, 2016

An Introduction to Wheelchair Rugby and Team USA Wheelchair Rugby, originally known as “murderball” because of its intense physical nature, was invented in 1977 by a group of Canadian athletes with quadriplegia looking for a sport that would allow players with reduced arm and hand function to participate equally. The sport is now practiced in […]

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Meet Local Paralympian Josh Roberts

Josh Roberts

September 2, 2016

During an Olympic and Paralympic year its easy to focus on Lakeshore’s status as a U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site. But everyday at Lakeshore, behind the rings and Agitos, elite national team training sessions and international competitions, you will find community programs that inspire new generations to be physically active and develop top-notch talent. […]

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