Latest National Sports Center for the Disabled Stories

2010-01-21 10:15:00

DENVER, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- January 2010 marks the 40(th) anniversary of the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD). What started as a one-time ski lesson for children from Children's Hospital in Denver, CO has grown into one of the largest therapeutic recreational agencies in the world. Founded in 1970, the National Sports Center for the Disabled's mission is to positively impact the lives of people with any physical or mental challenge through quality adaptive...

2009-09-01 15:10:00

DENVER, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) announced today that Greg Hansbrough, U.S. Paralympic soccer player, long distance runner and brother of Indiana Pacers player Tyler Hansbrough, is running in Fans on the Field, the center's sports-fan-friendly 5K and 10K walk/run. The fourth annual event will be held Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. at INVESCO Field at Mile High. At the age of 7, Hansbrough was diagnosed with a life-threatening...

2009-06-24 17:16:00

DENVER, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sports Center for the Disabled and American Red Cross Mile High Chapter will be hosting the 18th annual Fat Tire Classic from Friday, July 17th to Sunday, July 19th at the Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, CO. Experience world class mountain biking and fantastic hiking with a wide variety of well-marked trails for all levels of riders and hikers! Join this summer tradition with: World Class Mountain Biking! Fantastic Hiking! 6 Catered Meals!...

2009-06-04 17:11:00

--Monday, June 29, 2009 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre-- --Choir's first appearance in 25 years at Red Rocks-- DENVER, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) will host a benefit concert by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo. on Mon., June 29, 2009. Over 23,000 athletes are served annually through the NSCD. One such athlete who will be benefiting from this concert is disabled war veteran...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.