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PowerHockey Tourney Results

The world's best wheelchair hockey teams and players came to Minnesota last month for the first ever PowerHockey World Cup. The event took place Sunday, August 5th through Thursday, August 9th, 2001 at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. It kicked off with the Opening Ceremonies emceed by Wally Shaver, with special guest Tod Leiweke, President of ...

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Marathon Winner “Crash” Nelson

When you watch this year's Boston Marathon, April 17, keep your eyes peeled for Minnesota's own Layne Nelson. Nelson will be competing in the event's wheelchair division. Despite recently turning 40, he posted one of his fastest times in the 1999 Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, which qualified him for the Boston Marathon. Nelson most recently competed ...

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Minnesotans Compete in National Championships

The 1999 National Wheelchair Softball Tournament takes place Thursday through Saturday, August 19-21.  The city of Brooklyn Park, in conjunction with Courage Center, will host this year's tournament.  It is the first time Brooklyn Park has been host to the tournament.   All games will be held at the Brooklyn Park Activity Center, Brooklyn Park. The St. ...

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