When Brianna Webb started her summer internship with World T.E.A.M. Sports she was just trying to get experience toward her college major, but what she got was an experience that she would never forget. Webb, a sophomore at Indiana University, applied for the internship as a way to get experience as the person in charge of the nutrition for the trip that she hoped would help with her medical school applications. The Sea to Shining Sea race, which began May 28 in San Francisco, Calif., and concluded July 28 in Virginia Beach, Va., spanned 3,698 miles, 14 states and 18,765 feet of elevation gain. World T.E.A.M. Sports is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, which is chartered in North Carolina and headquartered in Holbrook, N.Y., World T.E.A.M. Sports has organized all kinds of athletic events for disabled and able-bodied citizens since 1993, which includes mountain climbing, white water rafting and biking.
[read more about World T.E.A.M. Sports on page 8 of our online issue]