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AmazonSmile to Donate $.05% of your total purchase amount to RISE Adventures, Inc., parent company of RISE Adaptive Sports. Just save RISE Adventures, Inc. as your charity of choice. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-8646346

All Out Trinity

Saturday, March 1, 2014 – Great fun advocating our programs on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge – Dallas, Texas — at All Out Trinity. Check out the promo aired on WFAA Dallas/Fort Worth. http://www.wfaa.com/good-morning-texas/All-Out-Trinity-Event-Preview-247541851.html

2nd Annual Matt Reynolds Memorial USQRA Tournament

February 7-9, 2014 a huge success featuring international teams: TIRR Houston 1st Place, Switzerland Fighting Snakes 2nd, 3rd went to Boise Bombers, 4th Edmonton Steel Wheels, 5th Texas Stampede, and 6th the North Texas Cowboys.

RISE 2014 Sponsor/Partner Opportunities Available

Clients Served by RISE are: Amputee, Cerebral Palsy, Legg-Perthes Polio, Asthma, Charcot-Marie-Tooth, Lupus, Rickets, Atonic Diplegia, Deaf/Hearing Impaired, Muscular Dystrophy, Scolios, Blind/Vision Impaired, Epilepsy, Mute, Sickle Cell, Burns, Heart Partial, Paralysis Stroke, Cancer/Tumor, Juvenile Rheum., Arthritis, Phocomelia, Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Neuro Muscular Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Mute, Stroke and other ambulatory and permanent physical…

Southlake Journal features story on End of Summer Bash IX

Even though she has spina bifida, a birth defect that can lead to disabilities including paralysis, the youngster is fearless. Her mother, on the other hand, was not so confident. “I was scared,” Maria Cabello said. Read the full story here …

Paralympic Sport Club highlight on RISE Adaptive Sports

Recover, inspire, succeed and empower: these are the goals that RISE Adventures, also known as Paralympic Sport Club North Texas, sets for each of its members. RISE, based in Irving, Texas, is an adaptive sports center that provides completely free programming for individuals with disabilities and their families. Continue reading the story here …

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EXTREME INDOOR SKATE/BMX EVENT, IRVING, TEXAS! April 18-19th, Featuring Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham, Nitro Circus Athlete! THIS WEEKEND! TIME IS RUNNING OUT - PURCHASE TICKETS NOW! http://www.riseadaptivesports.org/wp/wcmx-adaptive-chairskating-rise/ Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation WCMX No Excuses Throwdown presented by RISE Adaptive Sports - Friday & Saturday, April 18-19, 2014 – Irving Convention Center. RISE is a NON PROFIT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION! Please share this post and have your friends share it so we can have a huge attendance supporting the RISE Adaptive Sports Mission! #wcmx #riseadaptivesports #wheelchairskate #aaronfotheringham #christiaanbailey #baylorinstituteforehabilitation #texasskateboardingclub #rythmskateshop #allianceskatepark #boxwheelchairs #noexcusesthrowdown #bmx #nexbank #womackmachinesupply #collingraham #clivedixon #irvingconventioncenter #cityofirving #extremeskating #sitskating (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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THIS WEEKEND, EXTREME INDOOR SKATE/BMX EVENT, IRVING, TEXAS. BIR WCMX No Excuses Throwdown, THIS Friday & Saturday, April 18-19, 2014 CBS, Channel 11 Dallas/Fort Worth Television News will be broadcasting LIVE from the Irving Convention Center, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 5:00 – 7:00 am. They will be doing live cut ins on their morning news broadcast. Set your Tivo’s! TIME IS RUNNING OUT - PURCHASE TICKETS NOW! http://www.riseadaptivesports.org/wp/wcmx-adaptive-chairskating-rise/ New Wheelchair Motocross Event, Irving Convention Center converts into an Extreme Skate Park! World-Class Able Body and Wheelchair Athletes compete in North Texas for the First Time Some of the world’s premier wheelchair motocross (WCMX) athletes, able body skateboarders and BMX riders will converge on North Texas for the first time to compete for bragging rights, cash and prizes in a new event presented by RISE Adaptive Sports of Irving. This event is full of great picture, interviews, and video opportunities. Featuring Pro Able Body Athletes, Pro Wheelchair Athletes, Wheelchair Children learning to adaptive skate, paralyzed veterans presenting colors, and inclusive adaptive sports activities for the entire family. The Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR) WCMX No Excuses Throwdown will be the first sports event in North Texas to present skateboarding, BMX and WCMX competitions live in the same arena. In preparation for this first-time event, RISE Adaptive Sports is having a professional-level ramp course built specifically for inside the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Featured athletes: WCMX Riders Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham - (video) World famous for doing his wheelchair back-flip, Wheelz is categorically the best WCMX rider, period. RISE has built a box jump specifically for Wheelz to be able to perform his back-flip during the event competition. (bio) Christiaan "Otter" Bailey - (video) Along with Wheelz, Otter is a pioneer in the sport of WCMX. His passion is teaching the next generation of WCMX riders. Currently, Otter is on tour in Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand hosting WCMX clinics. Skateboarders JUST ANNOUNCED! Clive Dixon - (video) Tony Hawk's teammate Clive Dixon, Birdhouse rider announced he will be competing in the Skate Division. JUST ANNOUNCED! Collin Graham - (video) RISE Welcomes Embassy Skateboards/Collin Graham… one of the best up and coming skaters! BMX Riders Joseph Frans (video) Matty Aquizap (video) Cory Foust (video) Tom Smith (video) Devin Fredlund (video) TIME IS RUNNING OUT - PURCHASE TICKETS NOW! http://www.riseadaptivesports.org/wp/wcmx-adaptive-chairskating-rise/ RISE is a NON PROFIT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION! Please share this post and have your friends share it so we can have a huge attendance supporting the RISE Adaptive Sports Mission! #wcmx #riseadaptivesports #wheelchairskate #aaronfotheringham #christiaanbailey #baylorinstituteforehabilitation #texasskateboardingclub #rythmskateshop #allianceskatepark #boxwheelchairs #noexcusesthrowdown #bmx #nexbank #womackmachinesupply #collingraham #clivedixon #irvingconventioncenter #cityofirving #extremeskating #sitskating . (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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CBS, Channel 11 Dallas/Fort Worth Television News will be broadcasting LIVE from the Irving Convention Center, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 5:00 – 7:00 am. They will be doing live cut ins on their morning news broadcast. Set your Tivo’s! Beginning Thursday, April 17th, RISE Media Staff will be posting the action daily on RISE Adaptive Sports Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. If you can’t make the event follow us on Social Media but NOTHING will beat seeing this event LIVE!!! TIME IS RUNNING OUT - PURCHASE TICKETS NOW! www.riseadaptivesports.org/wp/wcmx-adaptive-chairskating-rise/ Public Transportation can be accessed via DART Paratransit and DART Orange Rail Line. www.dart.org/riding/stations/irvingconventioncenterstation.asp First Time Event, Irving Convention Center converts into an Extreme Skate Park! World-Class Able Body and Wheelchair Athletes compete in North Texas for the First Time FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 14, 2014) – (Irving, TX) -- On April 18th and 19th, some of the world’s premier wheelchair motocross (WCMX) athletes, skateboarders and BMX riders will converge on North Texas for the first time to compete for bragging rights, cash and prizes in a new event presented by RISE Adaptive Sports of Irving. This event is full of great picture, interviews, and video opportunities. Featuring Pro Able Body Athletes, Pro Wheelchair Athletes, Wheelchair Children learning to adaptive skate, paralyzed veterans presenting colors, and inclusive adaptive sports activities for the entire family. The Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation WCMX No Excuses Throwdown will be the first sports event in North Texas to present skateboarding, BMX and WCMX competitions live in the same arena. In preparation for this first-time event, RISE Adaptive Sports is having a professional-level ramp course built specifically for inside the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Featured athletes: WCMX Riders Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham - (video) World famous for doing his wheelchair back-flip, Wheelz is categorically the best WCMX rider, period. RISE has built a box jump specifically for Wheelz to be able to perform his back-flip during the event competition. (bio) Christiaan "Otter" Bailey - (video) Along with Wheelz, Otter is a pioneer in the sport of WCMX. His passion is teaching the next generation of WCMX riders. Currently, Otter is on tour in Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand hosting WCMX clinics. Skateboarders JUST ANNOUNCED! Clive Dixon - (video) Tony Hawk's teammate Clive Dixon, Birdhouse rider announced he will be competing in the Skate Division. JUST ANNOUNCED! Collin Graham - (video) RISE Welcomes Embassy Skateboards/Collin Graham… one of the best up and coming skaters! BMX Riders Joseph Frans (video) Matty Aquizap (video) Cory Foust (video) Tom Smith (video) Devin Fredlund (video) When: Friday, April 18, 2014: 11 am - 9 pm (Qualifiers) Saturday, April 19, 2014 o 10 am – 1 pm: Wheelchair Children beginner Adaptive Skate Clinic o 1 pm -2 pm (Opening Ceremonies) Opening Ceremonies Features: Colors Presented by the Lone Star Paralyzed Veterans of America, Traci Bryan (quadriplegic) singing the National Anthem, Interview with Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham, and Wheelz performing his wheelchair front and back flips. o 2 pm - 7 pm: (Finals) WCMX - No Excuses Throwdown is Sponsored and Supported by: Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, The City of Irving, Sports Authority, Oakley, Kicker Audio, C&R Medical Supplies, Advanced Mobility Systems of Texas, Womack Machine Supply, Box Wheelchairs, Sports 'N Spokes Magazine, Cure Medical, Motivated Eyewear, Unit Clothing, ADI, Motivated Proformance, Texas Skateboarding Club, Alliance Skateparks, Rhythm Skate Shop More details about the event are available at: www.riseadaptivesports.org/wcmx RISE Adaptive Sports is an Irving, Texas based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission “To assist persons with physical challenges to Recover, Inspire, Succeed, and Empower themselves and others by providing inclusive adaptive recreational sports programs”. RISE provides free specific programs for children and adults as well as integrating the participants by establishing role model group activities for all ages and levels of physical disability. RISE is part of the Paralympic Division of the United States Olympic Committee. “Paralympic Sport Club North Texas: a Program of RISE Adaptive Sports”. www.riseadaptivesports.org. Please share this post and have your friends share it so we can have a huge attendance supporting the RISE Adaptive Sports Mission! #wcmx #riseadaptivesports #wheelchairskate #aaronfotheringham #christiaanbailey #baylorinstituteforehabilitation #texasskateboardingclub #rythmskateshop #allianceskatepark #boxwheelchairs #noexcusesthrowdown #bmx #nexbank #womackmachinesupply #collingraham #clivedixon #irvingconventioncenter #cityofirving #extremeskating #sitskating

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