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

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...


Fiesta Island Time Trial Champion Alfonso Garibay

I closed out my racing season on Sunday October 14th 2018 by earning the Fiesta Island 20k Individual Time Trial Series Championship in the challenged athletes category which includes cyclist’s that pedal with their legs not just arm powered handcyclist’s like me.The series consisted of 5 races thru out the year. I raced in all of them not an easy thing to do considering other races in and out of the state of California where I live, life commitments,...


Pensacola Cycling Classic 3rd place overall H-3 Alfonso Garibay

Pensacola Cycling Classic on September 14-15 was my last stage race for my racing season. I was  my first time doing Pensacola Cycling Classic stage race and considering the level of competition that showed up to race. I am very pleased with my performance despite having made a few mistakes all the hard work and effort I put into my training kicked in and I performed just as I had trained. Mechanical issues and all. The first race was...


Baby Stella is here!!!

Greetings!Words can't describe the happiness that filled our hearts with the arrival of Stella Barbieri. She came right on the due date, can you believe that?!Everything went well, although there were some nerve wrecking moments during labor, and leading up to it was long and painful. But that's how it is, right Mothers? Congrats to all of you that endure this, it's quite a feat. We men salute you!My days are spent now helping mom, drooling over the baby,...


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Paratriathlon Worlds Finals, Rotterdam – Netherlands September 15th, 2017

Aloha fellow Team PossAbilities supporters and enthusiasts!Today we're here to report about the Finals in Rotterdam. Everything about that race was tough: the weather, the course, the competitors. It was the same usual suspects, with varying degrees of disability (and unfairness in some cases as we know).After a smooth 10 hour flight from LAX to Amsterdam, I met with Team Brazil in the airport and we drove to Rotterdam. Beautiful 2 hour drive through green fields, a lot of...


World Paratriathlon Series Canada 2017

Hello friends of Team PossAbilities! Once again I found myself in Edmonton, in the beautiful state of Alberta, Canada, for some hot racing action. It really takes a village to prime an athlete, it doesn’t happen overnight, and I am so grateful to have these opportunities!Weather was amazing and I was feeling good with my perfomance, had a good run at the end and battled hard to finish 5th.Honestly, frustration is taking over, but I am not gonna give up....


Category: Andre Barbieri, NewsComments: 0Post Date: September 3, 2017

Annual Wheelchair Drive

Loma Linda University PossAbilities to host wheelchair and walker collection driveLOMA LINDA, CA – Sept. 28, 2012 – Loma Linda University PossAbilities is hosting a wheelchair and walker collection drive to benefit Joni and Friends Wheels for the World.Drop off any new or used non-electric wheelchairs, canes or walkers between 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, at the PossAbilities office, 25455 Barton Rd., Suite 109A, Loma Linda, Calif. 92354. Electric wheelchairs cannot be accepted due to...


Category: NewsComments: 0Post Date: September 18, 2012

Overcoming Challenges

Physically-challenged athletes will compete alongside their able-bodied counterparts - and raise much-needed funds along the way - at the upcoming Loma Linda University PossAbilities Triathlon.About 600 athletes are expected to participate in the Loma Linda University PossAbilities Triathlon, presented by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, a 5k run/walk/roll and kids' triathlon set for April 29, at Loma Linda University Drayson Center.The triathlon celebrates its 10th year, and its first year as a fundraising event that will benefit...


Category: NewsComments: 0Post Date: April 25, 2012

10th Anniversary PossAbilities Triathlon

Register Online - http://www.active.com/running/loma-linda-ca/10th-anniversary-possabilities-triathlon-2012Date: Sunday, April 29, 2012 @ 7:00 AMAddress Loma Linda Drayson Center 25040 Stewart St Loma Linda, CARegistration Closing Date Thursday, April 26, 2012 @ 11:59 PM PSTBrief Description **Course will be the same as last year** Adult Tri: 3.1 mile run, 11 mile bike, 150 yard swim. 5K: 3.1 miles Kids TRI: 1/2 mile run and bike, 25 yard swim. $3000 total prize purse for CHALLENGED ATHLETES. Early packet pickup Drayson Center soccer field 4/28/12 from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. ADULTS Day of event, registration opens...


Category: NewsComments: 4Post Date: April 23, 2012