Northeast Passage News
From: WCVB, Channel 5 Boston. Aired: 9/24/2013 Mery Daniel lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombings. Five months later, the young mother is taking on a new challenge and inspiring everyone she meets along the way. View Story>> Northeast Passage provides handcycle and rec therapy intervention for Daniel to participate in race.
Published: August 3, 2013, WPTZ SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. —The Can-Am Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake celebrated its 40th anniversary this weekend. More than 100 teams took part. Watch the full news story>> From the Adriondak Daily Register. Quad Rugby was held Friday at North Country Community College in Saranac Lake. Known in Canada as wheelchair rugby, it is a team sport for both male and female athletes with mobility-related disabilities […]
Published: UNH Today, June 13, 2013 What’s a gym class with no running, skipping, jumping, or even walking? If Chandler Bullard is in charge, it’s a cutthroat game of sharks and minnows, a thrilling bout of handball, and an exhausting session of mastering new skills. Read Article>>
Northeast Passage’s summer adaptive sports schedules have been released – and some events are filling up! Please contact us at 603-862-0070 or email@example.com to register for any of these events. Adaptive Golf Schedule Adaptive Kayak Schedule Adaptive Cycling Schedule Adaptive Water Ski Schedule
From: NECN -April 4, 2013 Victoria Arlen was an 11-year-old athlete when she was diagnosed with a disease that put her in a coma for three years. While she was sleeping, her parents stoked the competitive fire within their daughter by playing sports events on TV with the hope that it would help her wake up. When Arlen woke up she found she was paralyzed from the waist down, but even then, […]
Published & Aired: February 27, 2013. CBS Boston. BOSTON (CBS) – Five months ago, Victoria Arlen won a Paralympic gold medal in London. It was an accomplishment few people thought was possible just a few years ago. “Three to four years ago, when most of my competition and rivals and teammates were training for the London games, I was in a coma,” Arlen told WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche from her Exeter, […]
Published: 2/21/2013, Bauer Blog, Company News Bauer Hockey would like to recognize and congratulate Victoria Arlen, an 18-year-old from Exeter, NH, whose achievements already include four medals from the London Paralympics, a world-record in the 100-meter freestyle swim and a spot on the Women’s National sled hockey team. Read Full Blog>>
Published in Seacoast Online: Feb. 13, 2013. PORTSMOUTH — A local nonprofit specializing in providing adapted sports and therapeutic recreation to individuals with disabilities has been named the winner of a beverage coaster contest created by Portsmouth-based social startup LocalCoaster. Read More>> Note from Northeast Passage: Thank you to our supporters and clients for voting for us to win this contest. We appreciate your support!
Published NHL.com, Hockey is for Everyone: 2/12/13 It’s hard to keep Victoria Arlen down. It’s even more difficult to keep up with her. The 18-year-old high school senior from Exeter, New Hampshire, is already an accomplished hockey player, swimmer, actress, model and motivational speaker. And she does it all without the use of her legs. Read More>>
DURHAM, N.H. – Operation Hat Trick (OHT), the University of New Hampshire athletics department and Northeast Passage (NEP) announced Monday the creation of the NEP Athlete Opportunity Fund, a collaborative partnership that will be funded in part by OHT to provide supplemental programmatic support for recruiting, training and coaching of student-athletes with disabilities and disabled veterans. The NEP Athlete Opportunity Fund will prove critical in administering much-needed resources to attract […]