Paralyzed Veterans Racing

801 Eighteenth Street, NW Attn: Sports
Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Club Description

Competitive Adaptive cyclist who race under the colors & banner of Paralyzed Veterans Racing. The team races within the United State Handcycling Federation's sanctioned events and numerous other competitive & recreational events ranging from Marathons to MS 150s. The team is made up of military veterans who served within the United States Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard and were either injured during their service or after their honorable discharge. Veterans need not be paralyzed to become a team member. Paralyzed Veterans Racing is one of many adaptive sporting opportunities sponsored by Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Primary Contact

Jody Shiflett

Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spina Bifida (Impaired Muscle Power)
  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • National Resource Support
  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive
  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • Yes

Sports Offered

  • Cycling