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Official Launch | High Fives Meet Ups Initiative
Official Launch of the High Fives Meet Ups Initiative With events on the same night in Denver, San Francisco & Reno! April 29th *open to anyone and everyone* Denver, RSVP HERE Community Lead Justin Pines Reno, RSVP HERE Community Lead Jason Abraham San Francisco, RSVP HERE Matt Leonard Wait, what’s this “High Fives Community” about? Meet Ups? This seems...
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | Tommy Michaels
"A spinal cord injury is like a reset button on your adulthood" #highfivesathlete Tommy Michaels My name is Tommy Michaels. I moved out west in 2010 to pursue the outdoor lifestyle and outdoor friendships that my hometown in Ohio seemed to be lacking. When I originally moved out to Colorado, I became passionate about backcountry snowboarding,...
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2019 Mothership Classic Recap
2019 Mothership Classic Thanks to the community that was built around the gesture of a High Five and friends sponsoring friends for 25 cents a lap, the 5th Annual Arcade Belts' Mothership Classic raised $54,544 for individuals and Veterans with life-changing injuries. The Mothership Classic is a pledge-driven event held each Spring on the iconic...
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WINTER SPORTS Safety Guide
WINTER SPORTS Safety Guide Hitting the slopes is one of the most exhilarating experiences. Hurtling down mountainsides at blistering speeds is a unique rush, hard to match with any other feeling. Perhaps unsurprisingly though, such a sport involves an element of danger. While most people should not fear popping on a pair of skis or...
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5th Annual Boreal Banked Slalom
5th Annual Boreal Banked Slalom What an amazing day! The 5th Annual Boreal Banked Slalom was filled with costumes, fast turns and lots of fun! Thanks to all of our competitors, we were able to donate $2,800 to the High Fives Foundation! We already can't wait for next year! WINNERS: Men's Snowboard: 1st: Tucker Andrews...
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#HighFivesAthlete | Orion Owens
Meet #HighFivesAthlete Orion Owens! “DO EVERYTHING WITH SMILE, STAY POSITIVE AND ENCOURAGE YOUR FRIENDS” FROM THE SHORELINE, ORION RAN AND DOVE INTO A LAKE TO GO SWIMMING WITH FRIENDS. HIS C5 WAS FRACTURED AND HIS C6 SUFFERED A BURST FRACTURE. HE WAS UNDERWATER UNTIL FRIENDS FOUND HIS AND BROUGHT HIS BODY TO THE SURFACE. ORION...
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Supporter | Adaptdefy
Meet High Fives Supporter Adaptdefy A media & product development company on a mission to increase freedom for wheelchair users adaptdefy® is for those forced to adapt & discover how to live their best lives in a wheelchair. We call these people Adaptdefiers. An Adaptdefier is someone who not only adapts to life in a...
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Ambassador | Paul Basagoitia
Any One Of Us | Film TEASER High Fives Foundation is a proud supporter of mountain biker Paul Basagoitia When professional mountain biker Paul Basagoitia suffers a devastating spinal cord injury (SCI), his life is changed in an instant. Discovering that he’s become paralyzed, Paul begins a grueling battle against his own body and mind,...
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Athlete of the Week | Ira Edwards
#HighFivesAthlete Ira Edwards gives Back to his community in Alaska Alaskan native and High Fives Athlete Ira Edwards is giving back to his community in a big way. In 2012, with the idea of having sports accessible for all Ira Edwards began fundraising.  He started his own company, RoosterSkier Brand Beard and Mustache Product which donates...
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