The National Veterans
Wheelchair Games is the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world.
The Games serve as a rehabilitation and wheelchair sports program empowering
Veterans with injuries to live a more active and healthy lifestyle through
sports and recreation. Veterans will compete in 19 wheelchair sports events
that range from swimming, table tennis, weightlifting, archery, air guns,
basketball, boccia, nine ball, softball, quad rugby, bowling, handcycling,
trapshooting, wheelchair slalom, power soccer, a motorized wheelchair rally and
track and field. Athletes compete in all events against others with similar
athletic ability, competitive experience, or age.