January 2013

Catalyst hosts adaptive climbing clinic

Atlanta, GA-based Catalyst Sports is scheduled to host a climbing clinic for people with physical disabilities on March 23, 2013, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Catalyst will hold the event at Atlanta’s Stone Summit Climbing and Fitness Gym, one of the largest indoor climbing gyms in the US.

Individuals with all types physical disabilities are invited to participate, including those living with amputation, visual impairment, and cerebral palsy. Those with nonambulatory disabilities, such as spinal cord injury, are also welcome.

US paraclimbing athlete Ronnie Dickson, along with other qualified volunteers, will provide one-on-one instruction.

Catalyst Sports, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the highest level of adaptive sports to the disabled community, was launched in September 2012 with a successful summit on Grand Teton in Jackson Hole, WY, by a team that included three US veterans injured in combat.

For more information, visit Catalyst Sports at gocatalyst sports.org.

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