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SPORTS 'N SPOKES & WHEEL:LIFE HOST 2016 ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL EVENT + PHOTO CONTEST
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SPORTS 'N SPOKES, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), has teamed up with Wheel:Life, the social community for wheelchair users,to encourage people with disabilities to "Get Out & Enjoy Life This Summer".

(TRAVPR.COM) UNITED STATES - June 6th, 2016 - [Atlanta, GA - June 6, 2016] SPORTS 'N SPOKES, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), has teamed up with Wheel:Life, the social community for wheelchair users,to encourage people with disabilities to "Get Out & Enjoy Life This Summer". 

Now in its' sixth year, the 2016 GOEL event kicks off on June 1, 2016, with a photo contest and prize giveaways for participants. The SPORTS 'N SPOKES and Wheel:Life social media pages will feature a daily listing of accessible vacation spots, outdoors programs, and other events. Collectively, these social media pages reach more than 250,000 people per week who use wheelchairs or those who care for someone who does.

This year's GOEL theme is all about travel everywhere your heart desires to go regardless of your paralysis, using the slogan of GO, LET'S GO! The program will spotlight activities like adaptive sports, accessible amusement parks, inclusive vacation spots and other unique outings.

View the full program details at: http://pvamag.com/sns/article/7543/get_out_enjoy_life_2016

Participants also may submit photos of related family vacations and weekend outings to be considered for one of three Grand Prizes. Winners from the related photo contest will receive the Get Out, Enjoy Life Prize Pack and the grand prizes listed below.

• First Place Photo Winner
First-place winner will receive a new Panthera X carbon fiber wheelchair [retail value:$11,000.00] courtesy of Triumph Mobility, the Get Out, Enjoy Life prize pack mentioned above and based on photo quality, the cover of the September 2016 S'NS issue. Winning photos that do not meet our production and design resolutions will be placed in the Final Frame section of the magazine and the winner will receive a 2-year subscription to SPORTS`N SPOKES magazine.

• Second Place Photo Winner
Second-place winner will receive a new Bellyak Kayak for people with paralysis [retail value:$1995.00], a complimentary one-year subscription to SPORTS `N SPOKES magazine, the Get Out, Enjoy Life prize pack mentioned above and their winning photo featured in the Final Frame of the September 2016 issue of SPORTS `N SPOKES.

• Third Place Photo Winner
Third-place winners will receive a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, courtesy of Comfort Medical, a complimentary copy of the September 2016 SPORTS `N SPOKES issue, and the Get Out, Enjoy Life prize pack above. The winning photo will be featured as "Spoke of the Week" on the S'NS web site.

SUBMIT YOUR CONTEST PHOTOS HERE: http://wheel-life.org/2016-goel-photo-contest-entry-form/

Contest details and official rules viewable at:
http://pvamag.com/sns/article/7538/2016_get_out_enjoy_life_contest_rules

Contest ends on June 30, 2016.

PLAY ALONG ON FACEBOOK
SPORTS 'N SPOKES Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/sportsnspokes
Wheel:Life Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wheellifeonline

Event sponsors include Triumph Mobility and Panthera X Wheelchairs - Bellyak Bodyboards - RoboCup - LuminAid - Hollister Incorporated - Cure Medical - Comfort Medical - Kessler Rehabilitation Hospital - Woody Foundation - Doobles - Alter UR Ego - MyMedic - GRIT Freedom Chair and many other supporters that will be recognized throughout the program.

About SPORTS 'N SPOKES magazine
SPORTS 'N SPOKES is a bimonthly publication produced by the Paralyzed Veterans of America. S'NS reports on competitive sports and recreation for wheelchair users. Since 1975, S'NS has been a leader in wheelchair sports coverage and currently goes to more than 50,000 subscribers in 43 countries worldwide. Our readers come from all walks of life, all having one thing in common:determination! SPORTS 'N SPOKES is committed to providing a voice for the wheelchair sporting and recreation community. For more information, visit http://www.sportsnspokes.com.

About Wheel:Life
Wheel:Life is a global social community and digital publication that assists people in addressing the many questions and challenges that come with using a wheelchair. Wheel:Life resources help people with disabilities in locating quality health and medical resources, educational and employment avenues;local and virtual peer support groups; and accessible travel destinations. Based in Coral Springs, FL,Wheel:Life is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Comfort Medical, LLC, a leading national mail-order provider of urological and ostomy supplies. Join more than 27,000 friends who use wheelchairs at www.wheellife.org or www.facebook.com/wheellifeonline.

For more information, please contact:

Wheel:Life SPORTS 'N SPOKES
Lisa Wells Chris DiVirgilio
info@wheel-life.org chris@pvamag.com
www.wheel-life.org www.pvamag.com/sns

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