Amputee Athletic Resources
Living with an amputation does not mean that you cannot live the active lifestyle that you once had. Below is a list of amputee athletic resources that you may find helpful.
Disabled Sports USA
Disabled Sports USA is a national nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization established in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability. Activities include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter competitions, fitness and special sports events. 3 For more information you can visit their website at http://www.disabledsportsusa.org
The O&P Extremity Games is an extreme amateur sporting competition for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference. The O&P Extremity Games allows participants to demonstrate skill, persistence and passion while competing for cash and other prizes. 8 For more information, contact Beth Geno at 586.354.2260 or visit their website at http://www.extremitygames.com/
National Amputee Golf Association
The National Amputee Golf Association was incorporated in 1954. At that time, NAGA was comprised of a small group of amputee golfers who played friendly games that quickly developed into regional tournament play in various cities across the United States. Today, NAGA has over 2500 members worldwide. 5 For more information, please visit their website at http://www.nagagolf.org