Wheelchair Basketball

The Rolling tide
7:15 am
Sun December 14, 2014

Adapted Athletics in Alabama Part 1: The Rolling Tide

Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball National Championship Trophy 2013
Credit Pat Duggins

The University of Alabama is known for its championship athletic teams. Football, gymnastics, softball and so on; but there is another group of athletes on campus who are also champions, although they do not draw crowds like Coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide football team. They are the Rolling Tide and they are part of the University of Alabama’s Adapted Athletics program.

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Adapted Athletics in Alabama Part 2: Round 2
2:44 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Tuscaloosa Boxer Deontay Wilder wins Heavyweight title

Karolina Lingyte and Cindy Ouellet with Deontay Wilder
Pat Duggins

Editor's note: Tuscaloosa boxer Deontay Wilder won the WBC Heavyweight Boxing title by unanimous decision. Alabama Public Radio presents this encore presentation of Stan Ingold's feature on Wilder's work with wheelchair athletes at the University of Alabama. Pat D.

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