Bringing the Ocean to the Mountains, a First-of-its-Kind Adaptive Wake- Surf Program

High Fives Foundation announces a groundbreaking partnership with MasterCraft Boat Company, introducing the first adaptive surf program of its kind on Lake Tahoe. This unique collaboration features the state-of-the-art MasterCraft X24, specially designed to provide adaptive athletes and veterans with unparalleled access to water sports. “High Fives has created an amazing adaptive surf program which … Read more

Tahoe Waterman Foundation launches new Adaptive Paddling Program with support from California Tahoe Conservancy, High Fives Foundation, and Tahoe Fund

Carnelian Bay, Calif. – The Tahoe Waterman Foundation is proud to announce a new program focused on helping community members access the healing power of water through paddle sports.  The Waterman Foundation’s Adaptive Paddling Program provides access to professional paddle coaching resources and specialized paddle sports equipment for people facing life-changing mental or physical health … Read more

GoPro Mountain Games

We were thrilled to be part of this year’s GoPro Mountain Games, held from June 6-9, 2024, in beautiful Vail, CO. As the nation’s premier festival of adventure sports, art, and music, the event was the perfect platform for High Fives Foundation’s Return to Dirt program to set up a booth and engage with the … Read more

Support High Fives Foundation with Ascent Tahoe

Kerry Nolan & Shawnee Wood of Ascent Tahoe are giving back! Shop HERE. Starting in December, 2023 Ascent Tahoe relocated inside the CR Johnson Healing Center, a program service of the High Fives Foundation, and their presence has been incredible! Together, we can make a difference. Let’s show Ascent Tahoe how much we appreciate everything … Read more

High Fives to Our Athlete Dads!

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the dads who inspire, support, and love unconditionally. At the High Fives Foundation, we are honored to recognize the incredible athletes who not only excel in their sports but also embrace the remarkable journey of fatherhood. These men are not just champions on the slopes, trails, and courts … Read more

Community & Conversation @ Martis Camp 2024

The High Fives Foundation recently hosted a memorable Community & Conversation event at Martis Camp’s Family Barn. This high-scale gathering successfully raised awareness of the Foundation’s mission among both new friends and long-time supporters. Attendees enjoyed a delightful array of hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and refreshments while engaging with the community, asking questions and listening to … Read more

From Military to Mountain Athlete to High Fives Foundation’s Newest Team Member

Welcome Lawrence Green! We’re thrilled to introduce Lawrence Green, the latest addition to the High Fives Foundation family, stepping into the role of Program Experience and Camp Coordinator. Lawrence’s journey to joining our team is nothing short of inspiring, and we couldn’t be happier to have him onboard. A Texas native, Lawrence’s life took a … Read more

2024 Charity Golf Tournaments

A series of three golf tournaments in three States across the U.S. These tournaments have become a staple for High Fives and our participating communities. Golfers navigate the course, competing for prizes in various categories. There are opportunities for individual golfers to win prizes for their performance on specific holes, and teams compete for overall … Read more

High Fives Athletes at 2024 Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships

The 2024 Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships (#HASC2024) was a testament to resilience and inclusivity, with the High Fives Foundation playing a pivotal role. Held at Waikiki’s Queen’s Surf Break from May 13th to May 16th, the event welcomed 95 athletes from 18 countries. Among them were 15 High Fives Athletes and ambassadors, including Josh “Joshy” … Read more