National Wheelchair Softball World Series comes to Brooklyn Park

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[Brooklyn Park Sun Post, July 21, 2014] It’s fast, competitive and comprised of dedicated athletes. For the first time, the National Wheelchair Softball World Series will be held in Brooklyn Park next month.

The 14-team – possibly 16-team if Japanese and Nigerian teams are able to show – double-elimination championship will feature teams from around the country, and hosts of the three-day event are looking to fill volunteer slots. They are also looking for spectators.

“If they have never seen wheelchair softball, this will be pretty amazing,” said Sue Nyberg, coordinator of volunteers for the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, which is hosting the tournament locally for the National Wheelchair Softball Association, the tournament head.

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