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Team USA (10 Photos)

Team USA (10 Photos)

© Michael Wong/Beauty & Photo, Artist Agency.

Photographer and director Michael Wong traveled to Birmingham, Alabama  to photograph and video the U.S.Wheelchair Rugby Team on June 14th and 15th at their training center.  Team USA are the defending world
Paralympic champions from the 2008 Bejing Paralympics in Wheelchair rugby and are Ranked #1 going into the London Paralympics Games, which take place from August 29-September 9, 2012. At the training center in Birmingham, Team USA defeated Sweden in an exhibition tournament.

Captions by  James Gumbert, Team USA head Rugby coach. Above: Nick Springer – Man, Myth, Athlete.

© Michael Wong.  Above: The ball used by the team.



© Michael Wong. Above: Going through warm ups.


© Michael Wong. Above: Chance “Biggie” Sumner with a well timed reach.


© Michael Wong. Above: USA swarming defense.

© Michael Wong. Above: A “low point” chair used by Team USA member Chad Cohn.


© Michael Wong. Above: Chuck “Ninja” Aoki.


© Michael Wong. Above: The “cockpit” for rugby player.


© Michael Wong. Above: Mano y mano.


© Michael Wong. Above: No arms, no legs no problem as Nick Springer pushes past the defense.


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