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UPCOMING: Extremity Games 6 - Extreme Sports for Athletes with Disabilities 

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Extremity Games 6 (eX6) dates are set for 2011. Extremity Games Motocross is scheduled for May 28 in Millington, Michigan and Extremity Games Main Event is scheduled for June 24-25 in San Antonio, Texas. Extremity Games is an extreme sports event including competitions, instructional clinics and exhibitions for athletes with limb loss or limb difference.

Motocross
Extremity Games Motocross will be broken out into two divisions: Limb Loss (i.e. amputee, etc) and Limb Difference (paraplegic, quadriplegic, etc). Riders will race a Two-Moto format during Baja Acres’ Memorial Day race weekend. Athletes will be competing for a cash purse.

Main Event
Extremity Games Main Event includes competitions and instructional clinics in skateboarding, speed rock climbing, wakeboarding, sit-boarding, kayaking and cross country mountain biking. Exhibitions include motocross and mixed martial arts.

A full-day of instructional clinics and Athlete Sign-in are set for Friday, June 24 from 9 am – 3 pm at the Texas Ski Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas, which will be followed by the Athlete Sign-in and Welcome Reception at the host hotel from 6-9 pm.

eX6 Main Event Competitions run on Saturday, June 25 from 8 am – 5 pm. Extremity Games concludes Saturday evening with an award ceremony and BBQ at Texas Ski Ranch. All are welcome to join the BBQ awards celebration. Tickets are available on-line or at the door.

Elite and Novice competitions are available at eX6 Main Event. Elite competition athletes will compete for cash prizes, while Novice competition athletes will compete for prizes. Cash prizes will be determined by the amount of participants in each competition/division.

Organized to raise awareness of the abilities of individuals living with limb loss or limb difference to compete in extreme sports, Extremity Games Main Event allows participants to demonstrate skill, persistence and passion while competing for prizes.

This event is made possible by the generous sponsorships of Wright & Filippis, College Park Industries, Ohio Willow Wood, FUL Bags, ResMed, Foresters, Ossur, Freedom Innovations, Aristo-Cast, O&P Business News and Harmonie Network, among dozens of other sponsors and partners.

About Athletes with Disabilities Network
Extremity Games is organized by Athletes with Disabilities Network (ADN). ADN’s mission is to promote a better quality of life by creating opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities. ADN organizes Extremity Games, as well as Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame, which recognizes and honors men and women who have overcome physical challenges to become elite athletes and superior role models.

For Extremity Games competition details, locations, accommodations and event schedule, please visit http://www.extremitygames.com or call 248.829.8353.

 

http://www.extremitygames.com/pdf/eX6Flyer_v4.pdf



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