RISE Adaptive Sports teamed up once again with Action Park Alliance Grand Prairie,TX to host the: WCMX World Championship 2017 […]
For Immediate Release: March 30, 2017 Contact: Tony Torres, firstname.lastname@example.org […]
“Don’t let anybody tell you ‘you can’t’… … They don’t know you and your heart” -Buddy “B1L” Elias […]
I've been trying to think of one word that describes the SBA conference 2016 that I just recently attended out in Minnesota. One word that can best characterize my feelings toward all the sessions, people and the crucial roles they each of them play in the bigger picture we call â€śSpina Bifidaâ€ť and I havenâ€™t been able to. I believe the SBAâ€™s conference theme, â€śBeyond all limitsâ€ť says it all and says a lot. So much! It's hard for me to even gather my thoughts to write this. However, I know that from experiences is how we help others and each of us with Spina Bifida has been given a great responsibility to teach others, without us even realizing that we are. From our lives, doctors learn how to push boundaries and take risk, to help us reach our full potential. Medical professionals work tirelessly since the day we are born, trying to make our lives as rich as possible. And most importantly our families, since day one have been on our side battling every single battle, so we can have a chance to win the war. I canâ€™t express enough the importance my family had and still has in my life. I canâ€™t thank them enough for the long nights, stressful days and sacrifices they have made just so I can be here.Â There is so much power in that. I truly believe that being born with spina bifida has strengthen my family in every way. It has made us into critical thinkers who always look for solutions. Spina Bifida gave us an attitude of never holding back, always moving forward at all cost and giving up is not an option. Some phrases used [...]
Tony Torres, WCMX Athlete attended the RISE Adaptive Sports WCMX World Championship 2016 in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas from April 22-24, 2016. It was non-profits 3 annual competition where athletes from all over the world came to showcase their skills and talent. Rise Adaptive Sports holds twice a week clinics in preparation to this event. During practice you could see people from all over conversing as the athletes took the park with their tricks. Â For so many, it was the only event all year around that they could attend and compete. WCMX is a fledging sport that is picking up speed yearly. More and more adaptive skaters take to the sport and with that are changing peopleâ€™s perspective about people with disabilities. No longer is being confined to a wheelchair limits you to anything, because with attitude and wheels these athletes literally fly. For Tony, it was an unforgeable experience, amazing. This was his first year for him to see the competition first hand. His cousin Anthony and him, took the park along with the other athletes and immediately felt the comradery between all the folks involved. It felt more like a family that hadnâ€™t seen each other in a while. During practice Tony attempted some bigger tricks that he was use too, but fell mostly everytiome., It wasnâ€™t to his last final run, where his spark was lit and started to run through the park with issues. This is the run that brought him second place in the intermediate class. To attend and to bring back to Florida the silver was something Tony never expected, however, he brought back some of the adrenaline and information needed to start working towards a team Florida. Next year, [...]
Tony Torres, WCMX Athlete, to Attend the RISE Adaptive Sports WCMX World Championship 2016 in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas […]
It was such an honor for Jimmy Wheelz to be invited to this years SMA WalkNRoll. It was a great Saturday filled with smiling kids and adults having a good time. Accompanied but Justin Beauchesne pro skater, Jimmy and Justin got to mingle with members of the SMA and network with the many superheros from the Much Foundation. The kids faces said it all, as the superheros from the Much Foundation came dressed to impress in heir most lavish costumes. From Ninja Turtles to Darth Vader, their was indeed something for everyone, from young to old. Can't wait to see what the future holds for Jimmy Wheelz and friends. Thanks to everyone who made the event possible.
WalkNRoll 2015 on Octber 24th was a huge success beating last years grand total of thirty thousand dollars byÂ raising thirty two thousand. It's a great honor for Jimmy Wheelz to be part of this event on so many levels. Not only has the SBA played a major role in Jimmy's life but acts as a consonant resource. It was great to see so many familiarÂ faces and all the new ones. The SBACFL's second year at Water Works park utilizing the round about as the WalkNRoll area. Sponsors sit along the sides with games and treats, waiving to the walknroll families. This year Team Westin raised over $5,000 dollars and were awarded the best team and lead the WalkNroll. It's a team effort with everyone doing their partÂ to bring the second annual Tampa Bay WalkNRoll to life. Until next year. For more information please visitÂ http://sbacentralflorida.org/
Jimmy Wheelz LLC, a multimedia companyÂ from St. Petersburg, FL, is helping to support the important work of the Spina Bidifa Association of Central Florida for its second year to improve the quality of life for those living with this complex birth defect by participating in the Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida. We have decided to help the SBA take steps today for a brighter tomorrow for those living with the challenges caused by this birth defect. We are committed to raising $2,000Â to support programs and services for those with Spina Bifida. You can also make a difference by joining our team, Team Jimmy Wheelz, and walking with us, or by donating funds to help me reach our goal. We love to have you join us- either in person or in spirit through your donation- helping this wonderful cause. We are asking each of our friends to consider a tax deductible donation in support of our efforts. Help us by sharing our campaign ans passing out the flyer. Join the Team and help us spread the word! http://bit.ly/1Hs2quz
Jimmy Wheelz and Action Sports Foundation dropped into Fossil Park to Share The Skate with a group from Caleb's Motivational Camp for Kids, a St. Petersburg based youth organization. Tony Torres aka Jimmy Wheelz put on a WCMXÂ exhibition and the kids got a great intro to skateboarding. We will be meeting up with them again soon for more clinics, so hop on board if you'd like to help out.