Challenged America

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a crew of four sailors challenged by such physical disabilities as paraplegia and blindness sailed with their able-bodied captain in the 2,225-mile Trans-Pacific yacht race from southern Calif. to Hawaii. Representing Challenged America, a charitable sailing-education and rehabilitation organization, the team placed fourth in their class of able-bodied competitors and in the top third overall.

Mr. Urban Miyares is the guest speaker for the The National Science Foundation Conference on December 8, 2005. For details please read the flyer People of Persistence: A Journey Beyond Disability

Founded in 1990 by disabled Vietnam veterans, Challenged America provides free sailing educational and rehabilitation programs year-round to hundreds of people with and without disabilities.

2008 Challenged America is looking for Donations to benefit the Disabled Businessperson Association and its Challenged America Program. They request quality power and sail boats, classic vehicles, airplanes, art and collectibles, and real estate.

Challenged Amerrica’s Newest Donation and Flagship.pdf

Joshua Ross (director of Challenged America), is recipient of the 2004 National “Outstanding Director of a Year-Round Program” Award, by the Community Service Council of U.S. SAILING.

Channel 10 News Honors Urban Miyares with the 10 Leadership Award for founding Challenged America in 1990.

Disable Sailors do Newport-Ensenada Again, April 2005
Newport-Ensenada Is More Than A Race To Team CHALLENGED AMERICA