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RISE Recreation Basketball, a new program for 2015. Every Saturday, 11:00 – 1:00 pm, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. RISE Indoor Soccer, every Saturday, 9:00 – 11:00 am, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center

2015 WCMX World Championship – Sponsor Opportunities

RISE is very proud to announce we will host the  2015 WCMX World Championships at Alliance Skate Park, Grand Prairie, Texas – April 25-26, 2015. The official announcement was made at the RISE Bi-Weekly WCMX Program. This 2nd Annual Event will feature WCMX Pro Competitions in two classes, WCMX Clinic for Beginners, as well as BMX…

RISE/WCMX/Wheelz CBS National News

Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham – CBS National News Aaron Fotheringham CBS National News coverage aired June 17, 2014 from the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation WCMX No Excuses Throwdown presented by RISE Adaptive Sports, April 18-19, 2014.

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WCMX 2015 World Championship - April 25-26, 2015 - Alliance Skate Park - Grand, Prairie, Texas. Over $10,000.00 cash & prizes: FREE!

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WCMX 2015 World Championship, next weekend, Saturday & Sunday, April 25-26, 2015 - Alliance Skate Park - Grand Prairie, Texas...FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT, ADMISSION IS FREE!

WCMX Pro - Aaron Fotheringham out of Las Vegas, Nevada, Pro's from Germany, Spain, Brazil, Canada, Australia, U.S. and more... high flying WCMX Action all weekend!

Sports 'N Spokes Magazine video of 2014 No Excuses Throwdown presented by RISE Adaptive Sports.

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WCMX Pro Blake Simpson; 20 years old out of Bakersfield, California, is competing in next weekend’s WCMX 2015 World Championship, read about Blake… ... See MoreSee Less

WCMX World Championship 2015 presented by RISE Adaptive Sports, Alliance Skate Park, Grand Prairie, Texas, April 25-26, 2015. WCMX Pro Competitor Blake Simpson; 20 years old out of Bakersfield, California - Spinal Cord Injury T12/L1 complete. Ever since I was laying in my hospital bed looking at pictures of Aaron Fotheringham and Christiann Bailey I knew it's what I had to do to be happy. I'll never forgot going to the skate park on my chair for the first time... Being nervous to drop in for the first time, then doing it and getting the same exact thrill I got from skateboarding, it was the most beautifully amazing thing I have ever experience. I drove home pretty much crying, it was the best feeling in the world to know that my life wasn't going to be boring, before that I was 100% certain that the funnest times of my life were in the past.. Now I knew that was from the truth! Skateboarding/WCMX is my life!!! All I ever wanted to do was skateboard. If I was day dreaming during school, it was about skating. I played a lot of sports (baseball, basketball, tennis) and quite them all for my piece of wood attached to wheels. Riding skate parks in the LA area was my absolute favorite to skate, my dad was very supportive and always drove me to Skatelab or somewhere fun. He'd brag about me to his coworkers all time, he loved the fact that I had so much love and passion for something.. When I was 13 my dad passed away. I took it hard, stopped skating, isolated myself from the world and started to waste my life. It took me until I was 17 to finally get out of the rut I was in and start to skateboard again. I was 18, working a minimum wage job and just moved out of my mom’s house to live with my friend. Not even 2 weeks after that, i was involved in a very bad car accident, twisting and severely damaging my spine. It paralyzed me from the waist down. The only hard part about it for me was that I would never skate again. I hated the fact that I wasted so many years of my life, I was finally getting back to being happy and then this happens? I knew I would be okay, but I thought I would never have fun like I used to ever again. I would get told about Handcycling and all of these adaptive sports, but none of it was of interest to me. Then I saw pictures of Aaron Fotheringham and Christiaan Bailey dropping in on huge ramps, jumping gaps onto rails, from that moment I knew that's what I was going to do, though I still didn't think it would be near the same fun as skateboarding. Fast forward to the first time I went to the skate park, I was very wrong... I'll never forget sitting on top of the quarter pipe, being nervous, then just going for it not knowing what would happen. Rolling away was the best feeling in the world, it was the same except feeling I would get when I would land something new on my skateboard. Rolled up to the biggest quarter pipe and dropped in on that, same feeling! I cried driving home, I was beyond thrilled that I am able to have the same fun that I used to!!! From there on Ive been having more fun, skating way more, I don't take my days for granted, and living the best life I can possibly live! If I'm ever laying in a hospital bed again with something that is life changing, I won't regret a single moment of my life. Thank you WCMX, thank you God!! #wcmx #wcmx2015worldchampionships #riseadaptivesports #allianceskatepark #texashereicome #wheelz #shreddingtexas

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