Event Spotlight: NWABA Hosts National Goalball Championship Athletes and coaches 150 strong converged on McLoughlin Middle School in Vancouver June 20–22 for the National Goalball Championship. Hosted by NWABA, the tournament attracted 19 Goalball teams, 12 men’s teams and 7 women’s teams, including members of the National Goalball team. An official Paralympics event, the tournament.
Summer 2013 Newsletter
Anna Johnson: Volunteer Spotlight Volunteers are the lifeblood of NWABA and Anna Johnson keeps that lifeblood flowing. From driving athletes to piloting tandem bikes, volunteering at Paralympics experiences to helping with administrative work, Anna has offered her services for just about every position at NWABA. If a task needs to be done, Anna is up.
Nathan Purcell, NWABA Athlete on His Way Up Goalball may have saved Nathan Purcell’s life. Always an athlete, Nathan played soccer and “a little bit of football” until a degenerative retinal condition – Night Blindness, Congenital Stationary, CSNB1A – nearly ended his sports activities. As a middle school student at the Washington State School for.