USABA’s Breakfast with Champions to Highlight On-the-Court, Off-the-Court Accomplishments of Goalball Paralympians

Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 21, 2021) – As a wrap up to a fantastic Paralympic year, the United States Association of Blind Athletes will be hosting its 12th Annual Breakfast with Champions presented by Anthem on Friday, October 29, at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs with a virtual option for those unable to attend in person.

This year’s program will feature the on-the-court and off-the-court accomplishments of several of our USA Goalball athletes who competed for Team USA at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. To recognize October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month & National Blindness Month, our Paralympic panelists include world-class athletes and parents who also serve in the workforce as government contractors, administrative assistants, and law firm partners:

  • Lisa Czechowski, 6-time Paralympian, and 5-time medalist, including silver in Tokyo
  • Mindy Cook, Tokyo Paralympic silver medalist
  • Matt Simpson, 2-time Paralympian and 2016 silver medalist
  • Calahan Young, first-time Paralympian & leading scorer for Team USA at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

In-Person: Breakfast will be served starting at 7:30 a.m. and tickets are at the special price of $45 in honor of USABA’s 45th anniversary in 2021. RSVP at this link.

Virtual: Register to view the livestream of the Breakfast with Champions (suggested minimum donation of $45 in honor of USABA’s 45th anniversary in 2021). Virtual RSVP at this link.

USABA would like to recognize the support for this event by presenting sponsor Anthem, gold sponsor El Pomar Foundation, and silver sponsors Colorado Springs Downtown Lions Club, Alumnae Chapter of Delta Gamma in Colorado Springs, Central Bank & Trust, and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.

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USABA Contact: Bill Kellick (bkellick@usaba.org) or 719-866-3222

 About USABA

USABA’s mission is to empower Americans who are blind and visually impaired to experience life-changing opportunities in sports, recreation, and physical activities, thereby educating and inspiring the nation. For more information, go to www.usaba.org.

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