Wheelchair Basketball

This was billed as a tournament including 6 teams. On Friday there were only 3 teams. So I focused on getting some solo shots of the players.  Once the sun goes down and there’s no ambient light, the Broadway Rec Center goes fom crappy to virtually unusable.  Even with a few strobes, it’s pretty dismal.…

Quad Rugby in Phoenix

The Phoenix Outcasts hosted a 2 day tourneyment in Mesa over the weekend. Because one team was a no-show, a 4th team consisting of a few players from Phoenix was added, and they then borrowed a player here and there to add some competition to the event. When this happens it becomes difficult to photograph…

Calendar Project

At last, its almost bearable outside and the sporting events are filling up my calendar.   Lately I’ve been working on a photography project to benefit the soon-to-be-built Virginia Piper Sport & Fitness Center in Phoenix.  The first project is to create a 2010 caledar featuring 12 local athletes participating in their sport or recreation of…

Desert Dual – Quad Rugby

The Mesa Association for Disabled Sports hosted the 3-day Desert Dual Quad Rugby event on Feb 27th at the Broadway Recreation Center in Mesa. The Wildcats of Tucson went 5-0 and handed the Phoenix Outcasts their only defeat on Friday in a narrow 48-46 victory. The Phoenix Outcasts staged a great comeback with a final…

Wheelchair Soccer

Wheelchair Soccer is an indoor sport designed for people who use power wheelchairs. The chairs are adapted by placing a large basket on the front. The grill serves as a way to push the ball around, and a way to bash into your opponent, although I dont think you are allowed to do so. The…