March 9, 2010

Power Soccer

via YouTube

Power Soccer is the first competitive team sport designed for electric wheelchair users. Developed in France, it's now played in dozens of countries. AP's Haven Daley spoke with players hoping to compete at the Power Soccer World Cup.

To find out more information, please visit the US Power Soccer Association, whose mission statement is:

The United States Power Soccer Association (USPSA) governs the sport of Power Soccer in the United States. USPSA promotes the sport on a national and international level through tournament play, referee certification, training and growth. It is the mission and hope of the USPSA that all persons who use power wheelchairs will have the opportunity to play and experience Power Soccer. Power Soccer is a team sport that helps build important qualities in people, such as: teamwork, communication, hard work, perseverance, good sportsmanship. The USPSA is also committed to make Power Soccer an internationally recognized sport that will one day be in the Paralympics.

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