Gateway to Gold – U.S. Paralympics Talent ID Day

Sunday October 4 9:00am - 4:30pm

Event Status: Planned

Steve Tisch Sports & Fitness Center, Tufts University Free
161 College Ave.
Medford, MA


Disability Served: Physical, Visual

Communities Served: Adult, Family, Teen, Veterans, Youth

Take the first step toward the podium!

If you are the youngest of aspiring Paralympians, a recently injured athlete looking to pursue new dreams, or an experienced Paralympic hopeful looking to assess your progress, GATEWAY TO GOLD is the place you want to be. Join national team coaches, Paralympians, and New England’s top Paralympic prospects for a day of athletic tests, information, coaching, and camaraderie. All ages and levels of development are welcome.

WHAT: Standardized tests for Paralympic biathlon/skiing, rowing, swimming, track & field

Gateway to Gold is free and open to all youth and adults with physical and visual impairments. For more information and to register, please see below.

Event Information

Joe Walsh, or 617-690-9103

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9:00 am – Event welcome and schedule of day

9:10 am – Guest Paralympian keynote, Jessica Long and Dartanyon Crockett

9:30 am – Sport Rotation #1

11:00 am – Sport Rotation #2

12:15 pm – Lunch break, Q&A, next steps, connect to resources

1:00 pm – Sport Rotation #3

2:30 pm – Sport Rotation #4

4:00 pm – Debrief day’s activities and closing

Sports offered include:

  • Track & Field
  • Swimming
  • Nordic Ski
  • Rowing

To register: