Three of GLASA’s athletes will be competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this September. Sam Grewe, a senior at Northridge High School, Middlebury, Indiana, and Nick Slade, a sophomore at the University of New Mexico, are two of forty men and twenty-six women who have been selected to the U.S. Paralympic Track & […]
CN100 will feature a special on GLASA’s 2016 Adult National Open – Great Lakes Regional Games on Thursday July 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm CT. For a preview, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXHmhgKj3q4 CN100 is Comcast’s Emmy Award winning regional programming network in Chicago. CN100 can be found on channel 100 within the Comcast cable lineup. The channel […]
Good luck to GLASA athletes Brian Nelson, Ethan Burkhart and Stella McMillan leaving for Prague to compete at the U23 International Wheelchair Amputee Sports Federation World Games!
The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, & Nutrition has selected Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) to receive a 2016 President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals or organizations who improve the lives of others within their community by providing or enhancing opportunities to engage […]
GLASA has fifteen athletes qualified to compete at the 2016 U.S. Paralympic team trials! The GLASA track and field qualifiers are: Aaron Holzmueller (Evanston); Amanda Malawski (Sugar Grove); *Andrea Walton (Chicago); Annie Schlesinger (Naperville); Aubrey Headon (Rochelle); Caitlyn Pagels (Mequon, Wisconsin); Christian Clemmons (Zion); Ciera Javier (Chicago); Dana Jaros (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin); Jessica Heims (Swisher, […]
On Friday May 6th, GLASA’s 2016 Adult National Open & Great Lakes Regional Games got underway with the Adaptive Sports USA National Veteran Airgun Outreach Series Competition at GTR Sporting Club in Waukegan, Illinois. We had nineteen competitors who competed in three different divisions all in the seated prone position. After three waves of shooting, the […]
GLASA athlete Justin Caine targeted as one of the top 5 athletes to watch at the 2016 Desert Challenge Games. In 2015, Justin ranked #1 in the U.S. in shot put, long jump and discus. Read more about this amazing athlete: http://www.12news.com/…/5-athletes-to-watch-at-th…/156090798
As the United States’ sole member of IWAS, Adaptive Sports USA fields a team of exemplary junior athletes (between 14 and 22 years of age). Congratulations to the Team GLASA Track & Field athletes Ethan Burkhart (Libertyville), Stella McMillan (Chicago), and Brian Nelson (Chicago) who were among 7 athletes selected to represent Team USA this […]
GLASA congratulates our athlete Aubrey Headon who will be training at the Paralympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. She is training in preparation of the track and field trials for selection of TEAM USA for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro taking place September 7-18, 2016!
Here is GLASA’s program offerings for Winter-Spring of 2016: GLASA Winter-Spring 2016 Program and Events Guide ! Sign up today, as many of these programs fill up quickly!