Racer Quest for Veterans with Disabilities

Veterans KayakingAre you a disabled Veteran interested in canoeing or kayaking? Or a disabled Veteran already experienced in kayaking?

The Town of Quantico, in cooperation with the American Canoe Association (ACA) and USA Canoe/Kayak (USACK), are looking for eligible disabled Veterans to participate in their upcoming Racer Quest for Veterans with Disabilities project being held on May 27th and 28th.

This project is being funded through the Veterans Administration’s (VA) Adaptive Sports Grant (ASG) Program. The Racer Quest for Veterans with Disabilities project will create an adaptive sports outreach program to introduce disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces to introductory through elite levels of paddlesports.

On Saturday May 27th the project will focus on introducing disabled Veterans to the whole-life health benefits of using a kayak as a recreational activity. On Sunday May 28th the project will allow disabled Veterans to participate in the Racer Quest program which is a gateway to competing at the national and international levels in paddlesport as an elite athlete.

Please go to www.townofquantico.org to find out how to participate.

Questions and comments should be directed to Sean McCarthy, Director of Sports and Recreation at dir.sports.recreation@townofquantico.org

Link to Town of Quantico page:
www.townofquantico.org
Link to American Canoe Association page:
http://www.americancanoe.org/?page=AdaptiveGrants
Link to USA Canoe/Kayak (USACK) page:
http://www.teamusa.org/usa-canoe-kayak

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