DSUSADisabled Sports USA
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"This generous grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs will make it possible for disabled veterans to reap the benefits of adaptive sports participation," says Kirk Bauer, Executive Director of DSUSA and a Vietnam veteran with a disability.
A Harris Interactive research study of more than 1,000 adults with disabilities showed that veterans with disabilities participating in DSUSA adaptive sports programs were significantly happier, healthier and more likely to be employed than those not participating in adaptive sports.
Founded in 1967 by disabled World War II and Vietnam veterans, DSUSA is a national, charitable organization that provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence and fitness through participation in sports.
One of DSUSA's latest competitors is a veteran of the Afghanistan War.
Within a year of being wounded, Hess was snowboarding at The Hartford's annual Ski Spectacular, organized by DSUSA, in Breckenridge, Colo.
DSUSA hosted the 16th annual Ski Spectacular in December.
For Bauer, this appointment is the culmination of nearly 36 years in the disability sports field with DSUSA, including 24 years as executive director and 12 as a local chapter volunteer.
Contact: DSUSA, (301) 217-9839/programs@ dsusa.org.
Available from: DSUSA, 451 Hungerford Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.