Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week | Justin Pines
#HighFivesAthlete Justin Pines competed in his first race in a chair - Staten Island 1/2 marathon! "Sole chair athlete at the line with 10,000 runners behind. Crazy feeling starting like that; so so good to be back racing!!" - #HighFivesAthlete Justin Pines "I learned a ton Sunday, some of it pretty hard-earned. A few factoids about the...
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HIGH FIVES IN THE NEWS | Chive Charities
TINA LEMUS, High Fives Military to the Mountain Participant is featured on Chive Charities! 'Blind veteran never loses sense of adventure' “When I was a young 20-year-old, I thought I had life figured out. Well, maybe not, but I did want to grab life by the horns and charge full speed.” She enlisted in the Marines...
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GOAL BELT PROGRAM | Sally Francklyn
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Sally Francklyn for achieving two of her five Arcade Belt Goals! Sally found a job, and so far she has no complaints. GREAT JOB SALLY! GOAL 1 – Focus on skiing stronger (COMPLETED on 4/26/2017) GOAL 2 – To find an enjoyable new job (COMPLETED on 8/16/2017) GOAL 3 – TBD GOAL 4 – TBD GOAL...
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Goal Belt Program | Jason Abraham
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Jason Abraham for achieving four of his five Arcade Belt Goals! Jason not only mountain biked with his son Ebbett by his target date, he also has plans to purchase an adaptive bike so that he can continue to ride with his family! GOAL 1 – To get use of fingers (COMPLETED on 5/5/2015) GOAL 2...
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Goal Belt Program | Danielle Shannon
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Danielle Shannon for achieving all of her five Arcade Belt Goals! Danielle's last goal in the Arcade X High Fives Goal Belt Program revolved around academics, rather than exercise and recreation.  GOAL 1 – To be released from acute inpatient rehab by 26th birthday on May 27th (COMPLETED on 9/5/2015) GOAL 2 – Hike to...
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Goal Belt Program | Joanna Adams
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Joanna Adams for achieving her first of five Arcade Belt Goals! Joanna completed her goal, and is very excited to keep knocking down goals revolving around kayaking in the Arcade X High Fives Goal Belt Program. Her next goal is to show other adaptive Athlete's that kayaking is a fun sport for individuals of all ability and...
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Goal Belt Program | Bill Winchester
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Bill Winchester for achieving three of his five Arcade Belt Goals! Bill's most recent goal in the Arcade X High Fives Goal Belt Program revolved around road cycling - his favorite sport. GOAL 1 – Complete a 30 mile hand cycle ride (COMPLETED on 9/5/2015) GOAL 2 – Coach kids sports in the fall (COMPLETED on 11/2/2015)...
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Athlete of the week | Andrew Kurka
#HighFivesAthlete Andrew Kurka shares his summer and future plans! Which could possibly be, "the biggest year of my career" - Kurka Words by Andrew Kurka -- "Hello from Alaska! Summer has been fantastic! With lots of exercise and preparation for Pyeong Chang 2017. The regiment is twice a day. Maxing our heart rates and preparing for...
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | NOLAN TROWE
#HighFivesAthlete Nolan Trowe moves to New York City! The High Fives Foundation is proud to see #HighFivesAthlete Nolan Trowe move to New York City and continue his education at NYU Grad School! Nolan has continued to work on his recovery and rides his bike to and from NYU. HIGH FIVE NOlan! The High Fives Foundation...
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | SOREN LINDHOLM
"It's not about how far you fall, it's about how fast you get up." #HighFivesAthlete Soren Lindholm The High Fives Foundation has been thrilled to have Soren working out in the CR Johnson Healing Center for the past week with Head Trainer Jack Powell, aka #JacktheTrainer. At the Free Heel Life Cup finals (a telemark...
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