Meet the Portland Pounders

Portland Pounders

The Portland Pounders is Portland, Oregon's wheelchair rugby (also known as quadriplegic rugby or murderball) team.


  • Promote awareness of the abilities of quadriplegics.
  • Promote awareness of the activities for quadriplegics.
  • Provide a competitive recreational activity for quadriplegics of all ages and abilities.
  • Provide an alternative forum for physical and recreational therapy.
  • Provide an informal support network for quadriplegics.
  • Promote self sufficiency, camaraderie, & positive self image.