Derby Lane in St. Pete is generously hosting a Poker Tournament to raise money for CWVC! If you are in the Tampa/St. Pete area, you can help support the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge at this Derby Lane Memorial Day Benefit Poker Tournament. Prizes include cash and a $5000 Vegas Package! $10,000 Guarantee When: Memorial Day […]
For 21 military veterans, the word “can’t” is the one thing they won’t be bringing with them to San Diego Harbor. Not willing to let injury or medical condition hold them back from the rest of their lives, these disabled veterans will take part in a novice sailing camp from Monday, May 4 to Wednesday, […]
Our calendar of upcoming challenges has been updated. You can view that here: Upcoming Challenges and Expeditions
Thank you to everyone that signed up to participate in the San Diego Novice Sailing Camp. If you are interested in participating in other events, you can see what we have coming up here: Upcoming Challenges.
It was a delight to work with the CWVC mountaineering team during the Aconcagua Challenge this February-March. I did not travel with them on this 3 week expedition as on previous challenges Elk Institute has partnered with the group on, but the team and I worked together before and after the trip instead ( I […]
By Jessica Silk I never truly grasped how difficult swimming through five hundred meters underwater is with a missing a leg until that moment. From my peripheral view of my mask, I could see the stream of bubbles coming from my Veteran’s regulator as if he were a steam engine chugging away at full speed […]
TARPON SPRINGS (FOX 13) – A special team of wounded veterans has notched another achievement. Members of the Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge reached the summit of Aconcagua, one of the highest mountains in the world. “It was a desert-type climate and it was straight up,” says wounded veteran Pete Quintanilla describing the mountain in Argentina. […]