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Speed Nation NorAm ParaSnowboard Nationals

Hey guys,I bring great news from Canada, where I had 2 separate races in 2 days!This was an amazing experience and my first time racing Snowboard Cross (SBX), also a chance to accumulate points to enter the rankings. A couple of mishaps along the way, one could say I had the odds stacked against me, but I saw it as an opportunity.Arriving there in the evening, I would have the following day for training in the mountain (with...

Tokyo Bound!

I have always dreamed about competing in the Olympic Games as a young kid. At that time in my life, I had hoped to compete in soccer. I started playing soccer at the age of four and the rest is history. I fell in love with the sport and knew that soccer was going to be part of my life's purpose. I played all through high school and was recruited to play at a Division Two school in Denver,...

Category: PossAbilitiesComments: 0Post Date: February 11, 2020

2020 ParaCycling Track World Championships

Hello everyone, I would like to give a recap of my adventure at the 2020 ParaCycling Track World Championships.First I would like to say the week could have gone better but I am happy with my performance. We suffered a loss in my family with the unexpected passing of my Uncle. This was extremely difficult for me. I was told of his passing on Tuesday 28 January. The week for me then became a mental struggle as I wanted...

Category: PossAbilitiesComments: 0Post Date: February 4, 2020

Alpine Race Camp

Gidday fellow readers,In late January I had a chance to participate on an alpine race camp at Mammoth Mountain with Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra, which was made possible to me thanks to PossAbilities.With this same group we did some classes a couple years ago, on what was my return to snowboarding, thanks again to PossAbilities.I stayed in touch w them, and when the opportunity showed up for a skiing camp, I was proactive and asked if they would allow...

Category: Andre Barbieri, News, PossAbilitiesTags: , , Comments: 0Post Date: January 29, 2020

ParaCycling Track World Championships

This last week I spent at the LA Velodrume with TeamUSA ParaCycling training for ParaCycling Track World Championships that will take place in Milton, Canada from 30 January through 2 February. Training at team camp went well, we had six days of training for our specific events to include having double training sessions most days. The team looks really good and this could be our best all around team we have ever taken to World Championships. I am looking forward...

Category: PossAbilities, Shawn MorelliComments: 0Post Date: January 23, 2020

Round one- Team USA tryouts

On January 15th I woke up early and began my journey to make it to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to compete with Team USA women's wheelchair basketball team. I drove to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, next stop, Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. I got in late that evening and dropped my sports chair off at the gym and got some good rest before the hectic schedule began.Thursday Morning, January 16th, we woke up at 5am to complete...

Category: Courtney Ryan, PossAbilitiesComments: 0Post Date: January 21, 2020

Who am I

It has come to my attention that many reading the PossAbilities blog may not know who I am. So I would like to tell you a little about myself.I am Shawn Morelli a C4 My move into the world of para-cycling was unforeseen. I was in the Army, deployed as an engineer officer in Afghanistan in 2007. When I was seriously injured \and had my life changed. I was left with permanent injuries, blinding my left eye, damaging my neck...

Category: PossAbilities, Shawn MorelliComments: 0Post Date: January 20, 2020

Starting 2020 Properly

On January, 12th I raced the first race of my season a 20k Time Trial at Fiesta Island in San Diego where I hold for the second consecutive year the Fiesta Island 20k Time Trial Series Championship in Para-Athlete Category. This was not my fastest time at 22.5mph average speed vs 23.8mph I did last October, but a great run considering the following. This time of year the track and weather conditions are not conducive to fast times at...

2020 Goals

Happy to be where I am happy to be who I am and happy to know how I helped people drive their mind set to new ideas and perseverance and their challenges I cant wait to star showcasing the projects along with my races this year always happy to know I am a part of an awesome team possabilities #iamamputee

Category: PossAbilities, Zimri SolisComments: 0Post Date: January 16, 2020