We’re excited to announce the launch of the new BlazeSports website!

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new BlazeSports website – packed with information and features that we hope you find useful and leave you wanting to come back for more!

In the fall of 2010 we embarked on an exciting journey to give the BlazeSports brand, mascot and website a fresh new approach. As our history tells, we have always strived to serve our community by offering sport as a method to creating partnerships with like-minded organizations and advancing the equality, visibility and human rights of people with physical disabilities. So it was with great thought and sincere passion that we developed a look that matched that mission.

And, what’s a new brand and mascot without having a great platform to display them on? Therefore, with the new look also came a fresh new website – made easy to navigate and find information on everything from getting involved, volunteering, and coaching to becoming a Blaze Partner.

We hope you take some time to look around, and continue allowing us to keep you up to date on all you need to know about disability sport. We also thank you in advance for your continued support to BlazeSports!

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U.S. Aquatic Sports Awards Banquet honors BlazeSports Head Swim Coach Fred Lamback

Coach Fred Lamback was recognized for his contributions to both the BlazeSports swim program and the U.S. Paralympic Military Program. Lamback is a part-time coach that serves as the Georgia Blazers swim coordinator as well as technical advisor for all BlazeSports disability swim programs in Georgia.  An ASCA coach, Lamback has more than eight years experience, including serving on the staff of the 2004 Paralympic Games. Lamback’s son, Lance, is a champion and record-holding Paralympic swimmer.

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BlazeSports America recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its work on behalf of persons with disabilities

DHHS awarded BlazeSports America, along with nine other national organizations, $10 million to assist the Centers for Disease Control and 44 communities across the country in combating obesity and smoking. BlazeSports is providing technical assistance in obesity reduction and prevention for persons with disabilities directly to New York City, Cook County/Chicago, Louisville, Mid-Ohio Valley of West Virginia, and Healthy Lakes Region/Portland, Maine.

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