Two Videos Capture Excitement of World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Annual Adventure TEAM Challenge

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, December 5, 2013 – The excitement and inspiration of World T.E.A.M. Sports’ annual Adventure TEAM Challenge in western Colorado comes alive in two new videos. Vail, Colorado videographer and river guide Andrew Bishop and New London, New Hampshire veteran athlete Harry Carr recently released short videos about the inclusive […]

Adventure TEAM Challenge Athlete Duane Wagner is not Disabled

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, October 10, 2013 – Veteran Duane Wagner may have lost his legs below the knee during a 1967 guerilla attack in a small Vietnam village, but he doesn’t believe he is disabled. “I have no disabilities – I just have two inconveniences,” explains the Mesa, Arizona athlete, who rides […]

Positive Attitude Helps Adventure TEAM Challenge Team Succeed

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, October 1, 2013 – In western Colorado’s rugged redrock desert, team members participating in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure TEAM Challenge depended on each other to successfully navigate each stage of the inspiring three day race. Retired Marine Corps veteran David Santamore of Barre, Vermont understands the critical importance of […]

2013 Frost Valley Adventure Team Challenge Well Received

By Melissa Grappone Holbrook, New York, September 26 – This past weekend, World T.E.A.M. Sports (WTS) supported its fourth Adventure Team Challenge (ATC) at New York’s Frost Valley YMCA with The Center for Discovery (The Center). The weather, though tenuous at times, held up throughout most of the weekend, allowing for all five stages of […]

Extraordinary Competitors Take Title at 2013 Adventure TEAM Challenge

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, September 19, 2013 – A team of five Colorado athletes captured their first Adventure TEAM Challenge championship on Sunday afternoon at McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area near the Utah border. The Benson Botsford Berserkers, competing in their third Challenge, won the three-day event from World T.E.A.M. Sports, easily outpacing […]

Teamwork and Cooperation Key to Success at Adventure Team Challenge at Frost Valley

By Richard Rhinehart Claryville, New York, September 18, 2013 – World T.E.A.M. Sports is partnering with The Center for Discovery, American Portfolios Financial Services and the Frost Valley YMCA in New York’s Catskill Mountains for a four stage, two day team outdoor event September 20-22. During the weekend event, 18 developmentally disabled athletes will bicycle, […]

Soggy Saturday Greets Challenge Teams

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, September 14, 2013 – Heavy rainfall this week in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area west of Grand Junction left off-road trails and tracks wet and muddy this morning, encouraging Adventure TEAM Challenge race director Billy Mattison to alter plans for today’s Stage One of the inclusive event. With […]

Pickleball Master to Tackle Adventure TEAM Challenge

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, September 10, 2013 – A master of wheelchair pickleball will take time from competition to ride his specialized off-road hand cycle in the September 13-15 Adventure TEAM Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports. An “incomplete paraplegic,” Delta, Colorado athlete Rick Marion will compete as a member of the Integrated Healthcare […]

Colorado’s Adventure TEAM Challenge Inspires Participating Athletes

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, September 6, 2013 – In the high red rock desert of western Colorado not far from the Utah state line, the annual Adventure TEAM Challenge from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports proves to participating athletes, volunteers and the public that disabilities do not preclude active participation in outdoor sports. “How […]

Powerful Colorado Team Favorite for 2013 Adventure TEAM Challenge

By Richard Rhinehart Grand Junction, Colorado, September 4, 2013 – Quadriplegic athlete Topher Downham is looking forward to non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ September 13-15 Adventure TEAM Challenge near Grand Junction. Eighteen years ago, the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks’ Outreach Coordinator went for a late night swim in a friend’s pool. “I […]

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