Recap: February 8: U.S. Paralympics Gateway to Gold Talent ID Day


The event is free and open to all youth and adults with physical and visual disabilities. This Talent ID Day is designed to help get Paralympic-eligible athletes one step closer to the podium. Participants have the opportunity to take part in one or two sports sessions that include cycling, swimming, rowing and biathlon. The event takes place on Saturday, February 8th , the first sport sessions runs from 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., and the second session runs from 1- 3 p.m.

Paralympic coaches and staff will offer assistance and guidance on how athletes can best improve their skills, learn more about resources and test their abilities against other athletes.

All participants will be provided with a free lunch are asked to bring all equipment and apparel necessary for them to compete, such as a bathing suit, towel, goggles, sneakers, etc.

All athletes will be required to sign a liability waiver prior to participation. For participants under the age of 18, a parent’s signature will be necessary during the athlete check-in in the morning.

Sports & Fitness Center
5031 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sports offered:
• Cycling
• Swimming
• Rowing
• Biathlon


The City of Phoenix through the FitPHX program is a proud sponsor of this event.