Getting Back to Doing What We Love
Spinal cord injuries (SCIs), traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), or losing mobility in general suck. There is no way to sugarcoat it. And while life after a traumatic accident will look a little different, getting active again can help you stay positive and vastly improve your quality of life. Not only do adaptive sports keep things like obesity, heart disease, and depression at bay, but they provide a community that cares for your well-being.
Physical disabilities don't stop us from getting out and getting rad. Our athletes work hard at getting strong to do things like:
As a non-profit organization, the High Fives Foundation has become the safety net of the outdoor community. Through grants that supply adaptive sports equipment, our rehab center, and a variety of programs, we help our athletes get back to physical activities.
There is nothing our athletes can't accomplish. Some have even gone on to compete in the Paralympics! For some, it was their first time on the snow when they got on a sit-ski. For others, they were returning to one of their favorite sports.
Read their stories and get inspired.
Adaptive Sports Programs
Our programs and those who support us are what make us High Fives. Learn more about the various grants that supply things like adaptive equipment and programs that allow us to give back to our community: