Extremity Games 7 Dates Set

The Athletes with Disabilities Network announced the 2012 dates for Extremity Games 7.

Extremity Games Motocross is scheduled for May 26 in Millington, Mich., and Extremity Games Main Event is scheduled for June 22-23 in San Antonio, Texas. Extremity Games is an extreme sports event including competitions, instructional clinics and exhibitions for athletes with amputations and spinal cord injuries.

Extremity Games Motocross will be broken out into two divisions: AMP (amputee, etc.) and PARA (paraplegic, quadriplegic, etc). Riders will race a two-moto format during Baja Acres’ Memorial Day race weekend. Athletes will be competing for a cash purse.

Extremity Games Main Event includes competitions and instructional clinics in skateboarding, speed rock climbing, wakeboarding, sit-boarding, kayaking and cross-country mountain biking. Exhibitions include motocross and mixed martial arts.

A full-day of instructional clinics and Athlete Sign-in are scheduled for June 22 from 9 am – 3 pm at the Texas Ski Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas, which will be followed by the a welcome reception at the host hotel from 6 pm – 9 pm. The main event competitions will be n June 23 from 8 am – 5 pm. Extremity Games concludes Saturday evening with an award ceremony and barbebque at Texas Ski Ranch.

Elite and novice competitions are available at main event. Elite competition athletes will compete for cash prizes, while novice competition athletes will compete for prizes. Cash prizes will be determined by the amount of participants in each competition/division.

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