February 16, 2017

Paralympic Quest

Bryan Barten is a graduate of the University of Arizona who also happens to be a coach and an athlete in wheelchair tennis.
More like this story
Bryan Barten is a graduate of the University of Arizona who also happens to be a coach and an athlete in wheelchair tennis. Barten made the United States team in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and he’s trying to repeat his success in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this year. Barten is one of the Adaptive Athletics coaches at UA’s Disability Resources Center. The program has six competitive teams and has been around for four decades. In addition to Barten, other Tucson residents are hoping to make it to the Paralympic Games, including UA student Dana Mathewson.

Producer: Tony Paniagua
Videographer: Nate Huffman
Editor: Nate Huffman
By posting comments, you agree to our
AZPM encourages comments, but comments that contain profanity, unrelated information, threats, libel, defamatory statements, obscenities, pornography or that violate the law are not allowed. Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed. Comments in violation of this policy will be removed. Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site.

By submitting your comments, you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution.
Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona