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MOVIE MONDAY | Cody LaPlante’s Aspen Edit
High Fives Ambassador Cody LaPlante rips up Aspen, CO with Cal Carson & Taariq Saffouri, filmed/edited by Logan LaPlante! Congratulations Cody for making it to Red Bull Play Streets finals!  "Aspen is fun! Some fun park hits with Taariq and Cal in between competing at the Aspen Freeskiing Open. Thanks Logan for the 📽&✂️." -- Cody...
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HIGH FIVES ATHLETE RECEIVES EMPOWERMENT GRANT | Keenan Weischedel
Jericho, Vt. resident receives support from the Tahoe-based High Fives Foundation following life-altering injury The High Fives Foundation is awarding Jericho, Vt. resident Keenan Weischedel a board-approved Empowerment Grant totaling $600 to aid in his recovery. On November 22, 2016, Weischedel was ski touring with some friends at Mad River Glen in Fayston, Vt. Excited to...
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HIGH FIVES ATHLETE RECEIVES EMPOWERMENT GRANT | Kevin Cheung
San Bruno, Calf. resident receives support from the Tahoe-based High Fives Foundation following life-altering injury The High Fives Foundation is awarding San Bruno, Calif. resident Kevin Cheung a board-approved Empowerment Grant totaling $3,597.50 to aid in his recovery. On March 7, 2015, Kevin Cheung over-rotated a backflip while overshooting a jump at Squaw Valley's Gold Coast Terrain Park. The...
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HIGH FIVES ATHLETES RECEIVE EMPOWERMENT GRANTS | Colorado Residents
Colorado residents receive support from the Tahoe-based High Fives Foundation following life-altering injury The High Fives Foundation is awarding Colorado residents Megan Wemmer, Jim Harris and Nathanial White board-approved Empowerment Grants totaling $7,985 to aid in their respective recoveries. While on a backcountry ski tour in the Arapahoe National Forrest with her boyfriend in February 2015,...
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HIGH FIVES ATHLETES RECEIVE EMPOWERMENT GRANTS | New England
New England residents receive support from the Tahoe-based High Fives Foundation following life-altering injury The High Fives Foundation is awarding New England residents Daniel Murray and David Weiner board-approved Empowerment Grants totaling $6,600 to continue therapy at Project Walk in Stratham, N.H. Upon graduating high school, Daniel Murray moved across the country from Amesbury, Mass. to...
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HIGH FIVES ATHLETES RECEIVE EMPOWERMENT GRANTS | Tahoe Area
Lake Tahoe residents receive continued support from the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation following life-altering injury The High Fives Foundation is awarding Tahoe residents Taylor Fiddyment, Jason Abraham and Jeff Andrews board-approved Empowerment Grants totaling $14,820 to aid in their respective recoveries. Truckee, Calif. resident, Taylor Fiddyment was injured while riding a four-wheeler with friends in May...
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | Matthew Melancon
#HighFivesAthlete Matthew Melancon reps the High Fives shield in action! Combat Injured Bi-Lateral Amputee, Motivational Speaker, Aspiring Paralympic Snow-Boarder "World Championships at Big White Canada are over and I'm so proud of myself. I took everything it had and kept on smiling! Thank you Donek Snowboards for my incredible rides! Thank you High Fives for believing in a...
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#HIGHFIVESATHLETE UPDATE | NOLAN TROWE
#HighFivesAthlete Update, Nolan Trowe! “Nolan has a great attitude and it shows in his progress.” Jack Powell aka #JackTheTrainer   On one of Nolan Trowe’s first days off for the summer he went with some friends to the Emerald Pools near Auburn and had a diving accident which resulted in a spinal cord injury. He was air lifted...
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NON PROFIT SPOTLIGHT | Active Life Foundation
Active Life Foundation (ALF), a Swedish charitable foundation! ALF was founded as a charity in 1995, following the skiing accident of the alpine skier Thomas Fogdö. The King of Sweden became and remains their patron. ALF’s primary aims are to provide support to injured sportsmen and women so that they can return to a more active...
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MOVIE MONDAY | FAT SKI-A-THON
We share the stories of how the Foundation has impacted Empowerment Athletes lives! $150,000 was raised in the 2016 FAT SKI A THON at Sugarbush, VT! Thank you all for the support and commitment to these athletes. Please consider a donation in the 2017 FAT SKI A THON HERE Starring #HighFivesAthletes // Jeff Andrews, Valdamir Kovalenko, Scott...
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