Miami Heat Wheels Tournament 2017: Jan 21-22

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Wheelchair Basketball in Miami

Where: Miami Springs Rec Center

When: Jan 21-22, 2017

Address: 1401 Westward Dr, Miami Springs, FL 33166

Don’t miss an exclusive screening of the award-winning documentary The Rebound featuring the Miami Heat Wheels journey to win a national championship, despite the odds.

 

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Heat Wheels’ 2016-17 Schedule Announced

Heat Wheels’ 2016-17 Schedule Announced
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Mark your calendars, you don’t want to miss any of the action this season. Miami Heat Wheels are ready to #bringthatheat.

Schedule is available for download now: http://www.miamiheatwheels.com/schedule/

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Team Recognized By Miami HEAT!

Team Recognized By Miami HEAT!
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The Miami HEAT along with Miami-Dade Parks’ Disability Services recognized the Miami HEAT Wheels wheelchair basketball team for winning their first ever championship title in the Division III National Wheelchair Basketball Association during halftime of the Washington Wizards vs. Miami HEAT pre-season match up at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

Special thanks to Miami HEAT, Miami-Dade Parks’ Disability Services and the American Airlines Arena staff for making this such a spectacular event and honoring us in an amazing way. We’ll hang this new banner proudly in our home court at Miami Springs Recreation Center.

Miami Heat Wheels at Miami Heat Halftime

On April 28, 2015 The Miami HEAT Wheels defeated the San Antonio Parasport Spurs 70 – 66 to claim their championship title. The Miami Heat Wheels is a competitive wheelchair basketball team in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA).

Competing at the Division III level in the Florida Wheelchair Basketball Conference, the adult wheelchair basketball team competes in local and regional competitions associated with the NWBA. The Miami HEAT proudly sponsors the Miami HEAT Wheels Team.

See below for some awesome still images captured Wed. October 21, 2015  at the Washington Wizards vs. Miami HEAT game at American Airlines Arena. Thanks to Miami HEAT for allowing The Rebound crew to participate in this experience!

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Coach Cartwright Represents USA, NWBA

Coach Cartwright Represents USA, NWBA
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Miami Heat Wheels Coach Selected For USA-Russia Training Program

NWBA coaches Parnes Cartwright (Miami Heat Wheels) and Trooper Johnson (NWBA Women’s National Team) have been selected to represent the U.S. and participate with this U.S. State Department’s good will program.

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Official info below:

The NWBA is working with the US State Department and our U.S. Consulate in Yekaterinburg, Russia in bringing 2 wheelchair basketball coaches to the Tyumen Region to work with Russian wheelchair basketball teams.

The dates are October 18 – 25, 2015.  The program schedule is as follows:

October 18 – Depart U.S. for Russia

October 19 – Arrive in Russia

October 20 – Rest day (maybe one activity that evening)

October 21-24 – Workshops, provide feedback on performance in the tournament, discussions with local community, meet with students

October 25 – Depart Russia for U.S.

The U.S. Consulate and a local NGO partner will organize the program, coordinate outreach activities. The coaches will conduct wheelchair basketball clinics, speak at motivational sessions, and do media appearances.

Miami Heat Wheels - Team Huddle - NWBA Division III Rankings

 

The primary objectives are to share values of diversity and tolerance, highlight U.S. leadership in making sports accessible (ADA) to people with disabilities, foster relations between U.S. and Russian athletes/coaches, and promote sports and healthy lifestyle opportunities for people with disabilities.

Thank you for taking the time to read this post. The Miami Heat Wheels blog aims to educate, motivate and inspire all audiences to work hard and rise above the challenges they face in their lives. If you enjoyed this article, you can find more on the Miami Heat Wheels Blog.  Support our efforts by getting involved with the Miami Heat Wheels.

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