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2017 WCMX World Champioships

RISE Adaptive Sports teamed up once again with Action Park Alliance Grand Prairie,TX to host the: WCMX World Championship 2017 […]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Community, Competition, WCMX, World Championships|0 Comments

WCMX ATHLETE, TONY TORRES, TO COMPETE IN RISE ADAPTIVE SPORTS WCMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2017 Contact: Tony Torres, tony@jimmywheelz.com […]

By | March 30th, 2017|Competition, Spina Bifida, WCMX, World Championships|0 Comments

WCMX 2016

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.  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 people’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 hadn’t seen each other in a while. During practice Tony attempted some bigger tricks that he was use too, but fell mostly everytiome., It wasn’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, [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|WCMX|0 Comments

WCMX World Championship 2016

Tony Torres, WCMX Athlete, to Attend the RISE Adaptive Sports WCMX World Championship 2016 in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas […]

By | March 17th, 2016|Community, Competition, Event, Press Release, WCMX|0 Comments

WalkNRoll for Spina Bifida 2015

WalkNRoll 2015 on Octber 24th was a huge success beating last years grand total of thirty thousand dollars by 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 familiar 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 part to bring the second annual Tampa Bay WalkNRoll to life. Until next year.   For more information please visit http://sbacentralflorida.org/

By | October 26th, 2015|Community, SBACFL, Spina Bifida|0 Comments