Registering for the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic
By Jose Llamas February 1, 2011 at 3:05 pm
Snow, sleet, freezing rain. The winter weather here in Washington, D.C. can get pretty old, pretty quick. But here's hope for brighter days ahead: Registration for VA's premier adaptive summer sporting event—the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic—opened February 1. If you haven't heard of the clinic, then pay attention, because you're in for a real treat.
The clinic offers recently-injured Veterans an opportunity to learn adaptive summer sports (surfing, kayaking, sailing, cycling, and track and field) under the guidance of world-class instructors. Registration is open to up to 100 recently-injured Veterans who receive care at VA medical facilities nationwide.
Hosted by the VA San Diego Healthcare System, this year's clinic takes place September 18 – 23 in sunny San Diego, California. I've attended the clinic as part of the PR staff since its inception in 2008 and it is definitely one of the coolest things I have had the privilege to take part in. If you know a recently-injured Veteran who might benefit from an adaptive sporting experience—from surfing at La Jolla Shores to sprinting around the track at the Olympic Training Center at Chula Vista—then please encourage them to register today.
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