Amputee Athletic Resources
Living with an amputation does not mean that you cannot live the active lifestyle that you once had. Below is a list of amputee athletic resources that you may find helpful.
Activeamp.org is an online connection for amputees with active lifestyles. This resource has many links to sports related amputee associations. Please visit their website at http://www.activeamp.org/ for more information.
Disabled Sports USA
Disabled Sports USA is a national nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization established in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability. Activities include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter competitions, fitness and special sports events. 3 For more information you can visit their website at http://www.dsusa.org/
The O&P Extremity Games is an extreme amateur sporting competition for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference. The O&P Extremity Games allows participants to demonstrate skill, persistence and passion while competing for cash and other prizes. 8 For more information, contact Beth Geno at 586.354.2260 or visit their website at http://www.extremitygames.com/
National Amputee Golf Association
The National Amputee Golf Association was incorporated in 1954. At that time, NAGA was comprised of a small group of amputee golfers who played friendly games that quickly developed into regional tournament play in various cities across the United States. Today, NAGA has over 2500 members worldwide. 5 For more information, please visit their website at http://www.nagagolf.org