Mark Flounlacker

Mark Flounlacker

United States of America
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Ski

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Ocean City, MD

In 2011 Mark was hunting when he fell from a tree, breaking T12 and L1 rendering him paralyzed. Mark reached out to the High Fives Foundation nearly 3 years ago through the Real Answers message board on the old High Fives website. Much like any spinal cord injured individual, Mark had many questions, and a lot of them were exercised based. CR Johnson Healing Center Coordinator – Steve Wallace filled him in on what he had done in the hospital and at home and Mark immediately went to work, and it has shown, as Mark has had a tremendous recovery. Mark wants to make a 100% recovery. Along with making a 100% recovery, Mark wants to return to the active things that he used to love such as surfing and skiing. Last year Mark received a grant for $1,500.00 to ski at Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports, and since then the ski bug has bitten him.

“Never underestimate the power of a high five!”

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High Fives has provided:

Lessons Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports (including lodging and rentals)Sorel Boots, Smith Optics helmet and goggle combo, jacket, pants, gloves, travel and video funding. 2013 – Skiing at Sugarbush Resort. 2014 – Lessons, Travel. Participant of High Five the Wave 2 – New Jersey

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