WWA Names Extremity Games as Adaptive Qualifier
The World Wakeboard Association (WWA) is naming the Extremity Games (eXG) as a qualifier for the new Adaptive Standing and Adaptive Sit-Boarding Divisions for the 2011 Rockstar WWA Wakeboard National Championships. Extremity Games, which is set to take place June 24-25 at Texas Ski Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas, is an extreme sports competition for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference. The WWA and Extremity Games are fired up about this new partnership. Like the Athletes with Disabilities Network says There is No Replacement for the Competitive Spirit™.
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The two new WWA adaptive divisions are gearing up to hit the water this upcoming season. Click here to read the previously released article about the debut of the WWA’s two new adaptive divisions.
“The WWA is looking forward to our new partnership with Extremity Games and expanding our divisions at the 2011 Rockstar WWA Wakeboard National Championships,” comments WWA President Shannon Starling, “The level of wakeboarding that the riders in both of our two new adaptive divisions are able to accomplish is fascinating.”
“We look forward to providing the opportunity for adaptive athletes to compete at the next level,” says Beth Taylor, Executive Director of Athletes with Disabilities Network, organizers of Extremity Games, “While you can brace a limb or replace a limb, there is no replacement for the competitive spirit. It’s great to see the athletes pushing themselves further every year.”
About the WWA
The WWA Wakeboard National Championships and the WWA Wakeboard World Championships are the solely owned property of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA). The WWA also owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Wake Park National Championships, and WWA Wake Park World Championships. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is the global leader in the sport of wake. The WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com.
About Extremity Games
Extremity Games, organized by Athletes with Disabilities Network, is an extreme sports event including competitions, instructional clinics and exhibitions for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference. Organized to raise awareness of the abilities of athletes with limb loss or limb difference to compete in extreme sports, Extremity Games allows participants to demonstrate skill, persistence and passion while competing for cash and other prizes. You can brace a limb, replace a limb, but There is No Replacement for the Competitive Spirit™. For more information about Extremity Games, please call 248.829.8353 or visit www.extremitygames.com.