the nassau thunderbolts
The Nassau Thunderbolts is a competitive Boccia Team for adults with Cerebral Palsy & other disabilities. These athletes, who compete in both regional and national competitions, have earned an impressive 200 plus silver and gold medals since their inception. With over 1,000 athletes participating in NDSA events, the Thunderbolts are quickly becoming a premier team to be reckoned with at any competition they participate in.
The Thunderbolts train every Saturday morning in the CP Nassau Karp-Siegel Gym, under the supervision of their experienced coaches.
The Thunderbolts are incredibly grateful to Nassau County for the annual grant that enabled them to purchase iPads for the team to train remotely as well as in person during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Thunderbolts, along with their coaches, have traveled competitively to many states in the United States. They have also had the opportunity to travel internationally to represent and compete in the following countries:
Dubai, Saudi Arabia