Team Possible

Welcome to Profiles of the Possible where athletes who redefine ability are highlighted. Get ready to learn about sports and life from members of Team Possible!

Introducing wheelchair rugby player and honorary captain of Team Possible…Nick Springer

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Introducing swimmer… Cortney Jordan!

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Here is para-equestrian rider… Sydney Collier!

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Welcome skateboarder, surfer, mono-skiier, track star and all around adaptive action athlete…Kanya Sesser

Track Star Photo Credit: ASMP.org

Track Star Photo Credit: ASMP.org

Here is Team USA wheelchair player, Abby Dunkin!

Abby Dunkin Getting Ready for Parapan Games Photo Credit: herald-zeitung.com

Abby Dunkin Getting Ready for Parapan Games Photo Credit: herald-zeitung.com

Introducing Zack Bastian, an adaptive sports enthusiast, who stars in the documentary film, Endless Abilities. In the film, Zack introduces the audience to athletes across the country and demonstrates how sport can be a equalizing and unifying force for people of all abilities.

Endless Abilities Crew Photo Credit: RI Monthly

Endless Abilities Crew Photo Credit: RI Monthly

Here is Mackenzie Soldan, a force to be reckoned with on the tennis and basketball court. You can also check out Mackenzie’s post Rio interview From Grit to Gold.

PBS Medal Quest: Mackenzie winning the gold at the Parapan Games.

PBS Medal Quest: Mackenzie winning the gold at the Parapan Games.

Catch a wave with Adaptive Surfing World Champion, Jesse Billauer

World Champion Photo Credit: Life Rolls On

World Champion Photo Credit: Life Rolls On

Learn about the contributions of Battle of the Bulge War Hero and Adaptive Skiing Pioneer, Paul Leimkuehler

Paul skiing with outriggers and making three fresh tracks. Photo Credit: FreshTracksFilm.com

Paul skiing with outriggers and making three fresh tracks. Photo Credit: FreshTracksFilm.com

Meet Malat Wei. He is a basketball player with an incredible sports story and truly believes in the power of sports.

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Malat playing proudly for Team USA Photo Credit: FaceBook Malat Wei

Former MLB pitcher, Jim Abbott, says we should asks ourselves everyday: “Are you making the most of what you are capable of doing?”

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Rounding out Team Possible for 2015 is MMA fighter, Nick Newell.

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MMA Fighter Nick Newell Photo Credit: http://orangectlive.com/

Trish Downing starts off 2016 for Team Possible with her grit and “it isn’t over until it’s over” attitude.

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Trish Downing ready to race. Photo Credit: Mark Woolcott Photography

Josh Kenninson from Maine is a role model for many children and believes “Athletes who care about others and their sport are better people.” We agree!

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Josh leaping into the sports record books. Photo Credit: Achieve Magazine

McKenna Dahl secured a spot for Team USA Shooting in the 2016 Paralympic Games just three months after graduating high school. Check out her amazing sports story.

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Click here to nominate an athlete or coach for Team Possible or Jr. Team Possible.

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