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Donald Crandall stretches after practice. Quad rugby is played with a ball identical to a volleyball. The East Coast Cripplers' practice ball is black from years of Stickum - which players use to aid grip - dirt and grime. Players must be quadriplegic or paraplegics, with at least some loss of function in 3 or 4 limbs.(Preston Gannaway/The Virginian-Pilot)

Donald Crandall stretches after practice. Quad rugby is played with a ball identical to a volleyball. The East Coast Cripplers' practice ball is black from years of Stickum - which players use to aid grip - dirt and grime. Players must be quadriplegic or paraplegics, with at least some loss of function in 3 or 4 limbs. 

(Preston Gannaway/The Virginian-Pilot)