HIGH FIVES’ B.A.S.I.C.S. PROGRAM SERVICE IS DESIGNED TO PROMOTE SAFETY AND AWARENESS TO SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS OF ALL AGES!

BASICS 7 – Snow Safety & Awareness addresses the critical vulnerabilities an athlete inevitably encounters when enjoying the mountains. The documentary features professional athletes Jeremy Jones, JT Holmes, and others, each sharing their personal perspective on why making educated and informed decisions is essential. In addition to athletes, medical professionals from CRAIG Hospital illustrate why snow safety and awareness is, and should be, a priority for all who wish to engage in mountain action sports.

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B.A.S.I.C.S. STANDS FOR “BEING. AWARE. SAFE. IN. CRITICAL. SITUATIONS.”

What | B.A.S.I.C.S. EAST PREMIERE

When | Saturday, October 21th , 2017 • 6-10 PM

Who | The High Fives Foundation, The Big Picture, VT North Ski Shops, SKI VT, Ski the East, Local community coming out to support the High Fives Foundation

Sponsors | POC, Tahoe Trail Bar, Teton Gravity Research, SAFE AS, Freeskier, Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows, CRAIG, Boreal, Jones, HEAD, Sitour, Sugarbush, Pisten Bully, Woodward, SNOCRU, Dolan Auto Group

Where | The Big Picture – 48 CARROLL RD – WAITSFIELD, VT

Why | The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation’s B.A.S.I.C.S. program service is designed to promote safety and awareness through world-class fundamentals coaching, education and presentations to winter sports enthusiasts of all ages. B.A.S.I.C.S. stands for “Being. Aware. Safe. In. Critical. Situations.”

Cost | Donation Based Entry

Media Inquiries | Gina Miele • Event and Partnership Manager • High Fives Foundation

                                 845-558-5855 • gina@highfivesfoundation.com

The film focuses on five topics 

Snow is Dynamic – Understand the complexities of snow conditions to remain safe on the mountain.
Knowledge is Power – Gain insight on snow conditions and how the ever changing element impacts mountain athletes.
Inbounds vs. Backcountry – Recognize the respective hazards/dangers of each unique environment.
Consequences are Real – Progressing at your own rate, and the importance of making educated, safe choices on the mountain is crucial.
Ride for Tomorrow- Snow safety is vital to a lifetime of continued activity in the mountains.