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2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC in Pictures

By Richard Rhinehart

Washington, DC, August 9, 2013 – Non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports‘ second Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC at the Chesapeake & Ohio National Historical Park along Washington’s Potomac River successfully concluded this afternoon.

Through the strong support of partners and sponsors Dreams for Kids DC, Push America, The Boathouse at Fletcher’s Cove, Subway of the Bethesda Naval Hospital and Edible Arrangements, the participating developmentally and physically disabled teen competitors completed three stages, including hiking, mountain biking and canoeing.

The event concluded with an award ceremony, in which participants received completion medals and certificates for their accomplishment. Future Team Challenges in Washington DC are planned.

Photographers Kimberly Warpinski and Van Brinson of the World T.E.A.M. Sports staff provide a selection of digital images from today’s Challenge.

Richard Rhinehart serves as Director of Communications for World T.E.A.M. Sports.

Push America vounteers.

Volunteers from the national non-profit organization Push America gathered early in the morning at the park. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Unloading bicycles.

Push America volunteers unload the bikes for the Challenge. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Waiting for the beginning of the Challenge.

Participants await the beginning of the 2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Adventure Team Challenge - Washington DC group photograph.

Volunteers and participants of the Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC join together at the beginning of the Challenge. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Team members of the Challenge.

Team members of the 2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC. Photograph by Van Brinson.

Hiking in the Team Challenge - Washington DC.

Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC athletes hike near the C & O Canal. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Cycling at the Team Challenge - Washington DC.

Competitors bicycle along the C & O Canal path. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Cyclists at the Challenge.

Cycling during the 2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC brought smiles to the competitors. Photograph by Van Brinson.

Happy cyclists during the Challenge.

Happy cyclists during the bicycling stage of the 2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Preparing for the canoe stage.

Teams prepare for the canoe stage of the 2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Canoeing on the C & O Canal.

Canoeing on the C & O Canal during the 2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Canoeing on the C & O Canal.

Canoeing on the C & O Canal provides a sense of adventure for the participants. Photograph by Kimberly Warpinski.

Showing off a finishing medal.

An Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC participant shows off his finishing medal.Photograph by Van Brinson.

The team at the Challenge conclusion.

Team members and volunteers at the conclusion of the 2013 Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC. Photograph by Van Brinson.

SmugMug Adventure Team Challenge – Washington DC gallery by Van Brinson.