power soccer

posted on January 1, 2012 - 12:55pm
The U.S. Power Soccer Team went head to head with the best in the world last fall and came away champions of the 2011 FIPFA World Cup. It’s the second win for Team USA, which previously won the 2007 Cup in Japan. Returning as undefeated champions, expectations were high for the U.S. players.

Power chair sports are fun, but do they also provide a workout?

posted on April 1, 2009 - 10:37pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2
Lauren Taylor takes control of the ball and speeds down the court.  

Care and feeding of the sports machine

posted on April 1, 2009 - 4:16pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2
Power soccer wheelchairs often have structural and mechanical modifications.

Team USA defeats France for power soccer world championship

posted on January 1, 2008 - 2:55pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 1
What a magnificent tribute to the gutsiness of eight incredible athletes! On Oct. 14, after days of intense competition, Team USA emerged victorious in the Power Soccer World Cup in Tokyo. On their way to the top they beat world-class power soccer teams from Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Japan and Portugal. Their final win came in a sudden-death overtime match against France, which had never...
posted on September 1, 2007 - 11:41am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 5
For more on the U.S. power soccer team and the competition in Japan, see U.S. Power Soccer Team Ready for Premier World Cup. Team USA players Omar, 22, and Jairo Solorio, 18, from Hollister, Calif., both have SMA. Omar is enrolled in job training at home.

Wheelers kicking it up in power soccer

posted on May 1, 2005 - 9:51am
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’...