Foundation Gallery

What started it all in 2013.

Houston’s first Adaptive Skate Clinic

CLHS

Teaching the next generation about differences

A card Jeff’s son Parker made for him after Jeff spoke to his grade school about differences.

Houston WCMX clinic

Amputee Skateboarding at Lee and Joe Jamail

Adaptive Standing Tennis History

American Jeff Bourns Player Biography for the USA TAP OPEN in 2018. The tournament featured some of the best Adaptive Standing Tennis players from around the world. Jeff was a player and an organizer of the event. It was the final Slam Bourns would play in before retiring in 2019 ranked fourth in the world in his category of play.
Player Bio for the 2018 USA TAP OPEN 

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Inaugural USA TAP Open player bio 2016
USA TAP OPEN 2016

Practice at West Gray
Team Babolat night At Houston’s Metropolitan Multi-Service Center | 2019

Amputee Tennis Practice
Coach Preston Pinto giving Instruction

Students and Activities during Tennis Practice

Coach Scott Carr 

USTA Adaptive Tennis Houston
Our class in 2015. Coaches Jeff Bourns, Scott Carr, and Preston Pinto.   Photo Credit – Justin Tzou

Coaches Jeff Bourns and Preston Pinto getting their “Hulk” on with student Tray

Santiago, Chile TAP Masters Tennis Tournament 

TAP World Championship Masters 2015
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Serving in Santiago

Jeff Bourns and Benjamin Emanuel
Jeff Bourns and good friend and strength and conditioning coach Benjamin Emanuel

Adaptive Standing Tennis Player Jeff Bourns Training
Training Hard

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Hard Work Pays Off

Brazil Open 2016

Brazil Open Jeff Bourns
Players Representing their Respected Countries at the Brazil Open. 
Jeff Bourns and Jorge Castro of Portugal at the Brazil Open. Great friends and hitting partners

In Brazil With friend Cristian Contreras of Chile

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Jeff Bourns representing the United States at the TAP Brazil Open 2016  

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Brazil Open 2016
Jeff representing the United States for the Para- Sport Brazil Open 2016. 

Amputee Tennis Player

Tennis is for Everyone. Adapted Tennis Houston
Amputee Tennis
 Jeff Bourns training Dionté Foster In Louisville, Kentucky
Jeff Bourns is an American Amputee Tennis player who is currently ranked fourth in the world, Category A.
Jeff Bourns at River Oaks Country Club

Jeff Bourns 2017 | Team Babolat and Just Train | Photography Credits – Justin Tzou

Photo Shoot 2016  | Photo Credits | Justin Tzou

Jeff Bourns is an amputee tennis player who plays on the TAP WORLD TOUR: currently ranked 9 in the World. Bourns resides in Houston, Texas and is an avid outdoorsman, father, and philanthropist.
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou |
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou | 
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USTA Texas Executive Director Van Barry

Babolat’s Inaugural 2019 Hit Squad
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Amputee Tennis Player Jeff Bourns
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Babolat Propulse Fury’s | C A N D Y

United States Tennis Association Jeff Bourns
With Jason Harnett USTA Player Development
USTA Player Development Center with Damian Wright
Reilly Opelka and Jeff Bourns
Jeff Bourns and friend Reilly Opelka at the Dallas Open
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Dressed and equipped with the best – Babolat
2016 River Oaks Men’s Clay Court Championship – Pictured Katrina Adams C.E.O. of the United States Tennis Association | USTA
Jeff with his son Parker Bourns
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou

Santiago, Chile | Masters Final 2015
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Fellow friends and competitors at Old City Hall Malmo, Sweden for the Malmo Open. The first time Standing Adaptive Tennis was played at a large Parasporting event in Europe. February 2018
Jeff Bourns 2016

2016 USA TAP OPEN | First International Standing Adaptive Tennis Tournament to take place in the United States

Finalist – Inagural CAST Open. Pictured with Damian Wright
Ivan Corretja. Great friend and incredible amputee tennis player and person. Wonderful family.
With great friend Ivan Corretja of Spain

Cindy Benzon and Jeff
Adaptive Standing Tennis Player Jeff Bourns
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou
With friend Carl Mower at 2016 USA TAP OPEN
Jeff Bourns, Taylor Jones, and Amanda Friday at USTA conference
2017 USTA Annual Conference | Pictured USTA Texas Taylor Jones, Jeff Bourns, and Amanda Friday
Adaptive Standing Tennis Player Jeff Bourns
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou
Adaptive Standing Tennis Players Jeff Bourns and Kent Ring
With Kent Ring of Sweden at the Malmo Open 2018
Jeff Bourns donating tennis memorabilia to the city of Houston
Jeff Bourns and Chuck French. Jeff donated some tennis memorabilia to the city of Houston
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Photo Credits – Erik Paul
The squad! Isaac and Angelique Morales
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With Japanese Friends at 2018 USA TAP OPEN
Backhand
Photo Credits – Erik Paul
With great friend and training Partner Jorge Castro, from Portugal
Jeff Bourns of USA and Jorge Castro of Portugal. 
Jeff Bourns Preparing for his upcoming tennis match at the USA TAP OPEN
Jeff before the Inagural USA TAP OPEN in 2016. This tournament marked a historic benchmark in tennis as the first international tournament to be held in the USA for Adapted Standing Tennis professionals.
Inagural 2016 USA TAP OPEN Flyer. The event takes place in Houston, Texas allowing amputees and others with physical disabilities play tennis Standing without a wheelchair if they wish so.
2016 USA TAP OPEN  
Jeff Bourns
2017 USA TAP OPEN FLYER
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2016 USA TAP OPEN | Photo Credits – Justin Tzou
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USA TAP OPEN 2018
Dennis Ralston and Jeff Bourns
With the late and International Tennis Hall of Fame (87’)United States Tennis Legend Dennis Ralston
Dennis Ralston and Jeff Bourns
Training With 1987 International Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee Dennis Ralston

Pictured with the Young King, Marc Krajekian
Family from North Carolina the Krajekian Family. Marc Krajekian is a great tennis player and young man 

Freedom Innovations Plie Knee Jeff Bourns
Freedom Innovations Plie Knee | Brazil 2016

Team Dionte Foster
With friends Dionte Foster, Wayne Luckett, and supporters of Team Dionte

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2017 USA TAP OPEN with players from France and Japan

Amputee Tennis Pro Jeff Bourns
Return to Sender | Photo Credits – Justin Tzou | USTA NATIONAL TENNIS 

Amputee tennis player Jeff Bourns stretching to warm up for his match at the USA TAP OPEN
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou 2016 USA TAP OPEN 

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Jeff Bourns and Sandra Giorgetta representing the United States at the Malmo Open 2018. Sandra was the second Tennis player and first woman to compete Internationally representing the United States 

Brazil and USA athletes. Jeff Bourns, Roberto Tuehlo and Matthew Bulow With friends Roberto Tuehlo and Matthew Bulow

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Dr. Tyler Bowman of Kinetik

Jeff Bourns with friend Blair Henley
Jeff Bourns with friend Blair Henley at Dallas Open 2022

 Enzo Amadei in Santiago, Chile. Executive Director of the TAP TOUR

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Jeff and Enzo USA TAP OPEN 2018

Jeff Bourns Adaptive Standing Tennis
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou

Painting of Jeff Bourns by friends from Japan
Painting by Yui Takahashi. JASTA. An organization in Japan promoting Adaptive Standing Tennis. See image above

Jeff Bourns
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou

Jeff Bourns and Isaac
Isaac and Jeff

Jeff Bourns
Photo Credits – Justin Tzou

Jeff Bourns at Abilities Expo
Fun at the Abilities Expo Houston

With Friend Nico Basaez of Chile at the USA TAP OPEN 2017

With friends Shun Kishi of Japan and Damian Wright of the USA at the Inagural CAST Open. Started by John Hizer

With Richard Herskovitz at the 2019 USA TAP OPEN

South American Friends at the Brazil Open

Jason Kedzierski and Jeff Bourns. Jason got Jeff started with Babolat. He is a great human 

With friend and CAST founder John Hizer

Coached by Irwin Montalvo

Life is Good

Jeff Bourns and Dustin Stallberg
Night of Superstars escorting Dustin Stallberg

Photo Credits Erik Paul

Adaptive Standing Tennis Player Jeff Bourns
Photo Credits Justin Tzou

USA TAP OPEN 2018 – Photo by Scott Carr 

With friend Erik Lof of Sweden. Amazing player and person

Cynthia Barclay of Austria joking around 

Friends from Texas and Japan exchanging hats at dinner.
Ken Shibatani of Japan at the US TAP OPEN 2016

The best of friends, from Chile. Their first time to travel to the United States of America
The best of friends, from Chile. Their first time to travel to the United States of America

With friend Harald Von Koch of Sweden

Friends from Chile

A legend. Tono Solano

First Adaptive Standing Tennis booth allowed at GateWay to Gold 2016 Houston, Texas

Photo Credits – Justin Tzou

Learning skills in tennis that translate into helping live life as an amputee

US TAP OPEN 2016 – Photo Credit Paul Ryan

With Josephine Sullivan

With the Austrians at the Malmo Open in 2018

San Antonio, Texas Clinic 2017.

2018 USA TAP OPEN

With friends from the United States and Japan Touring NASA in Houston.

Gateway to Gold 2017