2017 Spring Inshore Slam Highlights!             April 7-8, 2017

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Overall Division

Kayak/Single Entry Division

Guided Division

Ladies Division

Junior Angler Division

Tight Liners (Age 11-16)

1st Place Overall - 1st Place Calcutta

Team Godzilla

2nd Place Overall - 2nd Place Calcutta

Team ServPro/Island Lures

3rd Place Overall - 3rd Place Calcutta

1st Place Ladies

Team Slade 'Em 

4th Place Overall 

Team Premier Supply Co 

5th Place Overall - 2nd Place Ladies

Team FWC

1st Place Kayak

Derek Engle/Team Oceanic Gear

1st Place Guided

Team GTE Financial/Capt John Gordon

1st/2nd Place Jr Angler

Team Epic-Jigalos

Winner Boat Card

Team OceanicGear/Derek Engle

Value $180

Sponsored by Tournament T's

Winner $500 Cash

Nikolas Castellano

Sponsored by Angler Armory

Winner Power-Pole

Darek Timoszuk

Value $1745

Sponsored by JL Marine

Winner Cooler of Cash

Erin Hood

Value $694

Sponsored by TA Mahoney Co

Guy Hiatt Memorial Award

Pat Marsonek

Mission Statement:

To extend the OPPORTUNITY for recovery and a better quality of life for FLORIDA residents who have suffered 

a life changing paralyzing Spinal Cord Injury as a result of a catastrophic accident. 

Spinal Cord Injuries

The average newly injured person with a spinal cord injury will incur 1 million dollars in medical costs in their first year. If you are injured at age 25, your estimated lifetime costs will exceed 5 million dollars.  The average yearly medical costs after the first year can average $50,000-$100,000 depending on the level of injury. 

​ There are approximately 17,500 new spinal cord injuries in the US every year. There are over a half million people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States.

Every 38 minutes in our country, a person becomes paralyzed. Vehicle accidents are the leading cause, with Falls being the second leading cause.

Sports related injuries are less than 10% of all spinal cord injuries but of the 10%, diving accidents account for 7%. 

There are over 5.6 million people in the US living with some type of Paralysis caused by Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer,

Spinal Cord Injury, Transverse Myelitis and other nervous system disorders. Roughly 1 in 50 people.



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