Noah and Larry speak with Dr. Marla Dubinsky of Mount Sinai Clinical IBD Center in NYC to get the latest Covid-19 news. Click on the video to see updates for IBD patients including navigating the vaccine plus returning to school/sports.
Goodyear gave two athletes a blimp ride, tickets to the Cavs vs. Lakers game at the Staples Center, and a meet up with Larry Nance Jr during warm-ups. We were honored to be part of the surprise! Click on the video to see their day.
We are recognizing special young athletes battling IBD who refuse to let their disease hold them back from their goals both on and off the field. Click on the picture to meet our teammates and see how you can nominate an athlete to be featured.
Athletes vs. Crohn’s & Colitis was founded in January of 2017 by Larry Nance Jr. and Noah Weber. Both Larry and Noah were diagnosed with Crohn’s disease during their adolescent years, both were aspiring athletes and both sought mentors with Crohn’s disease who reached their athletic potential.
Together they hope to connect young people afflicted with Crohn’s and colitis to athletes to inspire and mentor.
CLICK HERE to read Noah’s impressive story and see how he met Larry Nance Jr. CLICK HERE to see Larry’s story and how he became the powerful athlete that he is today.
Watch the video of why we started Athletes vs Crohn’s & Colitis
The mission of AVC is to raise awareness of Crohn’s and colitis in the adolescent population and help children
realize their athletic potential despite being diagnosed with a chronic illness. Athletes vs Crohn’s & Colitis is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization