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Veteran Athletes and Local Children Make Lasting Memories at the 2019 Wheelchair Games in Louisville

Posted by PVA on Friday September 10, 2021

Almost 600 athletes packed downtown Louisville on July 11-16 to participate in the 39th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games. From the Kentucky International Convention Center to Churchill Downs, and many other host locations, veteran athletes made their spirit and pride known, and the city of Louisville was abuzz. Each year, the Wheelchair Games are co-presented […]

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2019 NVWG Athlete Profile: Jennifer Steele

Posted by PVA Admin on Thursday June 27, 2019

Jennifer Steele, 38, was a sergeant in the U.S. Army for four years. During that time, she served on a patriot missile crew for five months at the beginning of the Iraq War. It was during her service that Jennifer started noticing some difficulty with movement. She started to trip and fall when she was […]

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