Challenged Athletes Foundation

Make a life changing difference


  • Challenged Athletes Foundation
    9591 Waples Street, San Diego, CA 92121
    Phone: 858.866.0959 | Fax: 858.866.0958
  • 80 cents of every dollar expended by the Foundation goes to CAF's mission to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics.
  • Established in 1997, the Challenged Athletes Foundation recognizes the athletic greatness inherent in all people with physical challenges and supports their athletic endeavors by providing unparalleled sports opportunities that lead to success in sports — and in life.


  • 1out of every 200 people have an amputation
  • 1.7 million people in the U.S. have lost a limb
  • 50 percent of amputees are between the age of 21 and 65
  • Some of the reasons for amputations are congenital amputation, vascular diseases, infections, tumors and trauma
  • 77 percent of the amputations done are of males
  • 90 percent of the amputations are done at the lower extremity

Programs and Clinics

Project N.Ex.T. and Wheelchair clinic

Access For Athletes and Running clinic

Reach High

Catch A Rising Star

Operation Rebound
Dodge swim clinic

Ossur leg amputee