When the first International Power Soccer World Cup competition takes place in Japan in October, a slate of superstar athletes, many with neuromuscular diseases, will ably represent the United States.
Wheelers kicking it up in power soccer
It’s a familiar routine that’s become a ritual for countless Americans: the Saturday morning soccer game.
Now a group of Tampa, Fla., enthusiasts has joined the soccer faithful and formed the Tampa Thunder, a power soccer team.
Power, as in power wheelchair, that is.
Power soccer is a relatively new but steadily growing sport that’s opened a door for people with disabilities to the game that’...