U.S. elite athletes gained immediate and long-term opportunities to elevate their athletic status thanks to this summer's first International Challenge in San Diego at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California “Chula Vista” redirects here. For the area in Florida, see Chula Vista, Florida.
Chula Vista is a city in southern San Diego County, California, United States. , August 8-12. This event was co-hosted by Disabled Sports USA and Wheelchair Sports USA, celebrating the recent merger of the International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD) and the International Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Sports Federation (ISMWSF ISMWSF International Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Sports Federation (International federation that holds wheelchair sports competitions) ).
"This promises to be an incredible event," noted Kirk Bauer, Executive Director of DS/USA DS/USA Disabled Sports USA , prior to the event. "It will be the first time this type of competition will be held in the U.S. as a multi-disability/single sport event, and we're looking forward to a closer relationship between amputee am·pu·tee
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation. and wheelchair athletes as a result."