Get In The Game

Listen 28 min.
Wheelchair on beach with woman in the ocean behind (photo by Neil Marcus)
Who says a one-armed man can’t pitch a no-hitter or
shoot for
the net in a Division I college basketball game?

Who says a deaf man can’t wield the bat in a major league baseball game?

And who says disabled kids
don’t make good athletes?

Photograph of skier with one legA discussion of possibility, triumph — and kids.

Commentator Gary Gray, who covers disabled athletes at and on his internet radio program, Gray Leopard Cove.

U.S. Adaptive Ski Team

Doug Pringle, President of the Far West chapter of Disabled Sports USA

Hosted by Eddie Ytuarte and Leah Gardner.

Resources:Panel of photographs of athletes with disabilities
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP)
Activities for youth include wheelchair basketball, power soccer, track and field and hand cycling. For adults, they have the same sports plus goalball. BORP’s outings and adventures program offers hiking, skiing and other outdoor expeditions.

Tandems Across the Bay is composed of a number of volunteers with tandem bicycles. They offer excursions on weekends and some holidays. These trips often start in San Francisco in the Fisherman’s Wharf area. For more info, e-mail

The Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS)
They meet every Sunday at noon from Pier 40 in Sf.
Photograph of sailors with disabilities

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