Spokane, WA- Six current and former Team St. Luke’s members have been selected to compete in the 2013 International Paralympic Committee Athletics World Championship, July 19- 28 in Lyon, France. The event is the first major international track and field competition since Team USA won 28 medals in the sport at the London 2102 Paralympic Games.
Congratulations to Team St. Luke’s Athletes:
- Bob Hunt
- Chelsea McClammer
- Kristen Messer
- Austin Pruitt
- Isaiah Rigo
- Susannah Scaroni
They join 76 athletes from around the nation named to this elite group of athletes. The 2013 U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships, June 14-16, in San Antonio, helped determine the selections for Team USA in conjunction with the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships Athlete/Guide Selection Procedures, which were approved by the USOC in March 2013.
Team St. Luke’s is an adaptive sports and recreation program for youth and adults with physical disabilities. The program encourages team members to reach for their dreams and achieve success while developing valuable life skills and making lasting friendships. Teamwork, sharing, loyalty and commitment are taught and reinforced through sports and recreation experiences.
Team St. Luke’s is a service of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute and Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS). For more information or to support Team St. Luke’s please contact the INHS Foundation at (509) 473-6099 or online at www.inhs.org