On June 20th at the Newton North High School the Boston Renegades will be a Co-hosting with Adaptive Sports New England in a Paralympic Experience. We will be giving a demonstration of how the game is played and talking to people about our sport. the Renegades are always looking for new players and volunteers interested in being part of our team.
The Paralympic Experience on June 20 is a multi-sport introductory and informational clinic. You can try 10 sports and learn about 25 New England organizations that offer adaptive sport programs. The Paralympic Experience is designed for youth and adults who have visual or mobility impairments. All ages and levels of expertise welcome.
- Muji Karim, Rio 2016 Paralympic hopeful (track & field): “Going to the Paralympic Experience gives you a glimpse of what’s possible. In November, I experienced a welcoming atmosphere that encouraged learning and competition.”
- Anna Johannes, London 2012 Paralympic bronze medalist and Rio 2016 hopeful (swimming): “I experienced a passion like no other at the Paralympic Games. I have never felt so connected to my country before. All I wanted to do was make it proud”
- Andrew Johnson, London 2012 Paralympian (rowing): “My advice about getting started in sports is there’s no reason not to do it, and it’s been one of the most positive, rewarding experiences that I have had. It’s incredibly fun, even if it might be hard, and that’s what makes it great. You can do hard things, and hard things are the most rewarding.”