Sep 2017

Chug & Run 17!

  Do you like beer? Do you like having fun? Do you like supporting a kick ass non-profit? GOOD – the Chug & Run is for you! It’s an excellent excuse to grab 4 friends and head to a craft beer festival in Portsmouth. Proceeds from the ticket sales go to Team SAR. Details: $160 for 4 x person team. (25 teams MAX so register early!!) Registration includes: 10 X


Aug 2016


TEDX – AUG. 2 Team SAR athlete, Mike McDonough will be a featured speaker at the TedxHilliard discussing Opportunities of Adversity. Often times people tend to shy away from adversity, but unfortunately adversity is something we all will face at one point or another in all aspects of our lives (work, family, social, health). Mike shares the adversities which ultimately led to an amputation of his leg. But instead of

2013 Harley Davidson 110 Anniversary Edition Screaming Eagle Team SAR is holding an online Ebay auction to benefit the athletes of Team SAR and to help raise funds to send them to various athletic and sporting events. Details: 2013 Harley Davidson 110 Anniversary Edition Screaming Eagle Bike number: 695/900 Mileage: 3,949 Just had 4,000 mile service performed Additional items included:Helmets (2), GoPros (2), insane sound system, Harley Davidson jacket, bags,

As many of you probably know from our social media coverage, Team SAR athlete Lauren Montoya recently kicked ass in the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, FL. Now that the games are over and she has had time to relax and reflect on the past week, we decided to ask her about her experience at the games. SP: What is your biggest take-away from the Invictus Games? LM: I think


May 2016

Upcoming Events

Hey guys, it’s May and that means a TON of stuff coming up for TEAM SAR. You will also start to notice some changes on our website..starting now. We are working to bring you a streamlined version of Team SAR and provide you with the highest quality website and the quickest response time to all your questions. If you have any suggestions, please shoot them our way! You can email

Derick Carver, Team SAR Co-Founder, Doc Spartan Brand Ambassador, and FITAID athlete is working his ass off to become not only The World’s STRONGEST Adaptive Athlete but The World’s FITTEST Adaptive Athlete one rep at a time! On April 16 and 17th, Derick made his way to Columbus, OH to compete in the World’s Strongest Adaptive Athlete competition qualifier, only the second strongman competition of its kind ever held in

Check out athlete Lindsay Ess in this Special Edition of Nightline, “To Hold Again.” It follows Lindsay on her journey from being a double hand transplant recipient and double leg amputee to being on of our top Team SAR competitors. Lindsay has made her way to our team after years of dedication to crushing her goals. From brushing her hair to lifting heavy weight at various CrossFit events across the

It’s finally here – Arnold Classic weekend! Several months of planning of all came down to this weekend. 15 total Team SAR athletes will be landing in Columbus to go through a grueling weekend of individual and team workouts that will push the envelope for adaptive athletics. Throughout the course of the weekend, our athletes will be doing a team weightlifting scramble, tacking the CrossFit Open 16.2 workout, a 6

Below is an open letter to CrossFit HQ, from Team SAR co-founder and Chagrin Falls CrossFit owner, Derick Carver. Dear CrossFit, Look, help me out here…..all I want to do is be the “fittest adaptive athlete in the world”, you know, like Rich Froning but missing a leg and stuff. There are more than enough athletes to cover a qualifier through the open/regionals and games. There are amazing people with