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GODSA Wheelchair Basketball Event

by kier May 20 2013 16:14

For the past three years, 180 Medical employees have gotten in wheelchairs and played basketball against a local adaptive sports group to help raise money for their team, the Blaze.

The event included games, a silent auction, and wheelchair basketball games with members of the OU Physician's staff and 180 Medical playing against the GODSA wheelchair basketball team. 

GODSA, otherwise known as the Greater Oklahoma Disabled Sports Association, is the adaptive sports group that supports recreational and athletic activities for adults and children with disabilities. Recreational and competitive events include basketball, track and field, swimming, road racing, table tennis, weight-lifting, and water sports. It promotes health and fitness and teaches life-long skills such as team effort, sportsmanship, setting goals, commitment and responsibility.

The event included games, a silent auction, and wheelchair basketball games with members of the OU Physician's staff and 180 Medical playing against the GODSA wheelchair basketball team.