Ezra Frech Embraces Competitive Differences In The Angel City Games

Ezra Frech considers himself an athlete, not disabled. He doesn't care about being different...in fact he embraces it. Ezra is taking part in the upcoming Angel City Games.

The Angel City Games is the only multi-sport competition in Los Angeles for children and adults with physical disabilities. The inaugural event will be held at Drake Stadium on the campus of UCLA, June 18-20, 2015, featuring track and field competition and a wheelchair basketball exhibition, and is open to children and adults with physical disabilities including but not limited to: Paraplegia, quadriplegia, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, amputee, visual impairment, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.

The Angel City Games operates as a nonprofit event, under fiscal sponsorship from Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports USA.

Competitive events at the Angel City Games will include:
  • Track: 60m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m
  • Field: Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Javelin, Discus, Shot Put, Club Throw
Note: Athlete classifications based on physical disability will be held to determine athlete eligibility for each event and how they will be grouped together for competition (i.e. limb impairment, limb loss, visual impairment, spinal cord injury, etc.). 

For information on classifications, visit http://www.angelcitygames.org/classification-1

The Angel City Games was developed in conjunction with UCLA Adaptive Recreation, and is sanctioned by USA Track and Field (USATF) and Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports USA (WASUSA).

The Angel City Games taking place June 19th and June 20th.

(Source: CW3PR)

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