At the recently-concluded Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Team USA competed in a total of 241 events across 19 sport disciplines. The U.S. won a total of 37 gold, 36 silver and 31 bronze medals, and 129 athletes came home with […]
USA Men’s Goalball finishes fourth TOKYO, Japan (September 3, 2021) – Defending gold medalist Turkey proved too much to handle for the short-handed U.S. women’s goalball team in Friday’s final of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Makuhari Messe Hall […]
As one of the founding members of USABA, Deke Edwards assisted in the creation of USABA’s first constitution and first wrestling handbook for the blind. He competed as a USABA athlete for 8 years before serving on the board of USABA’s state organization for 36 years. Edwards taught at Missouri School for the Blind for more than 30 years and coached wrestling for 47 years. Edwards received a lifetime achievement award from the Missouri Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2005.