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ABC Medical's Seeds of Hope takes root in California

January 18, 2019Tracy Orzel

SAN DIEGO - San Diego State University (SDSU) has become the first college in California to offer an adaptive sports program, thanks in large part to the Seeds of Hope Initiative. Inspired by the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Exton, Pa.-based ABC Medical started Seeds of Hope in 2016 to develop competitive adaptive sports programs at universities across the country. Out of more than 1,000 colleges with athletic programs, only 21 schools offer adaptive sports programs and/or...

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'An athlete is an athlete'

August 19, 2016Tracy Orzel

BRUNSWICK, Maine - When it comes to sports and what it means to be an athlete, Rob Mueller is challenging the status quo with his adaptive sports media company, MPower Sports and Recreation.“An athlete is an athlete,” said Mueller, who co-founded the company with Eli Wolff, a former member of the U.S. Men's Paralympic soccer team. “We're trying to shift people's focus away from the disability to the adaptation.”Launched in 2013, MPower Sports aggregates and curates media coverage...

Adaptive Sports, MPower Sports and Recreation

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