Land-Based Sports

VA National Veterans Sports Programs

Action Trackchair
Grit Freedom Chair
Terrain Hopper

Organizations & Competitions
United States Adventure Racing Association
Adventure Racing World Series
Hyperlite Mountain Gear
Ultimate Direction

Adventure Therapist
Adventure Therapy Collective
Clinical Adventure Therapist Certification
Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council

Organizations & Competitions
ASA Tournaments
International Bowhunting Organization (IBO)
National Field Archery Association (NFAA)
Total Archery Challenge
USA Archery
USA Archery Instructor/Coach Program
Inclusive School Teams
National Archery in the Schools (NASP)
Olympic Archery in the Schools (OAS)
S3DA– indoor, outdoor, 3D
US Collegiate Archery– indoor, outdoor, 3D
3 Rivers Archery
Lancaster Archery
Nock On Archery

AMGA Climbing Instructor
Paradox Sports Adaptive Climbing Course
PCGI- Professional Climbing Guides Institute
USA Climbing Coach Certification
Sport Organizations
IFSC-International Federation of Sport Climbing
USA Climbing
Warrior’s Rock

National Senior Games
Special Olympics
USA Cycling
USA Triathlon
Challenged Athletes Foundation
Move United
Operation Comfort
Pedal Against PTSD
Racing for Veterans
Sacred Cycling– Trauma recovery
US Military Endurance Sports

Disc Golf Association
Professional Disc Golf Association

National Alliance for Accessible Golf
National Senior Games
Special Olympics
PGA Reach
US Adaptive Golf Alliance

Bike Instructor Certification Program
Adventure Cycling Association
IMBA-International Mountain Bicycling Association
NICA-National Interscholastic Cycling Association
USA Cycling
Adaptive Mountain Bike Trails & Rating System
Adaptive Trails
Break the Boundary
Frontlines MTB
Dirt Therapy Project
MTB Amputee
MTB Project
MTB Vets
Pedal Against PTSD
Ride It Out MTB
Sacred Cycling– Trauma Recovery
The UnPavement

Special Olympics
US Biathlon
US Ski and Snowboard
Adaptive Adventures
Adaptive Sports Center
Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center
National Ability Center
National Sports Center for the Disabled
Outdoors for All
Sun Valley Adaptive Sports
US Adaptive Sports Center

American Trail Running Association
International Trail Running Association
Spartan Trail
Team RWB
Ultra Signup
US Military Endurance Sports
Vacation Races



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