Kansas girl looks to home court advantage at international competition for unique paralympic sport

“I’m really excited about playing for my team mates and my country, and of course the individual competition.”

Elizabeth Flora-Swick, 19, Gardner, is anticipating the 2013 Boccia Americas Cup, August 2-9, at the New Century Field House near Gardner.

“I practice about four times a week for an hour-and-a-half at a time. I get pretty tired,” admitted Elizabeth, better known by family and friends as Lizzie. Continue reading →