Skip to comments.Wheelchair Rugby Hits Idaho
Posted on 02/26/2012 2:46:20 PM PST by nickcarraway
Its an aggressive, contact sport and its made for athletes with physical disabilities.
Wheelchair rugby - or murder ball, as its also called - is now here in the Valley, thanks to a grant designated for disabled veterans.
Its fast-paced, competitive, and full-contact.
Athletes playing it in Boise say its about time.
Dont have pity on us, you know? We may be in wheelchairs and stuff, but once you get in a wheelchair with us, youre in our same playing field, and youre not going to have pity for me, because Im going to smash the crap out of you, said Spencer Larimore.
Anyone can practice but for games, players need to be medically classified as quadriplegic.
Teams through Boise Parks and Recreation are starting up in March.
That’s so cool. Vets need things like that to nurture their competitive spirit and drive. Good on Idaho.
What’s next? Wheel chair bull riding?
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