Athlete of the Week

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | Megan Wemmer
#HighFivesAthlete Megan Wemmer is taking large leaps and bounds in her goal of reaching her remote cabin! Words by Megan Our trip to Crested Butte to ski with the ASC this March was pretty awesome for us, it helped me and Jeff nail down the last piece we needed to get back up to our...
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ARCADE GOAL BELT PROGRAM | Skye Chaney
HIGH FIVE #HIGHFIVESATHLETE Skye Chaney FOR ACHIEVING his FIRST OF FIVE ARCADE BELT GOALS! On March 31st, 2018, #HighFivesAthlete Skye Chaney accomplished his first goal in the High Fives X Arcade Goal Belt Program of dancing in the General Admission section of a concert. Following his spinal cord injury sustained only 6-months ago in a mountain bike accident, it was...
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ARCADE GOAL BELT PROGRAM | Rosa Malloy-Post
HIGH FIVE #HIGHFIVESATHLETE Rosa Malloy-Post FOR ACHIEVING her first oF FIVE ARCADE BELT GOALS! On February 1st, 2018, #HighFivesAthlete Rosa Malloy-Post accomplished her goal of skiing at the daunting Wyoming ski resort Jackson Hole. In September 2017, Rosa was awarded a board-approved grant from the High Fives Foundation for an Enabling Technologies KBG Lynx Monoski. Since receiving the ski, Rosa's skiing has progressed...
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Athlete of the Week | Bond Camp
#HighFivesAthlete Bond Camp takes on Tahoe Skiing after a 3 year break up with the mountain! "What an EPIC week! While it was certainly challenging it felt so good to be back on snow. Thank you @hi5sfoundation for making it all possible, everyone at @achievetahoe for the great instruction and equipment, and @dolanautogroup for the bluest car on the road!"...
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | Jim Kempner
High Five #HighFivesAthlete and #MilitarytotheMountain Participant Jim Kempner on your next big move to Alaska! Watch Jim Shred the Gnar during the 2018 Military to the Mountain Program Service! Shot 100% on GoPro. .polar_button_container.polar_button_container_1524538921151 .polar_button{color:#ffffff;background-color:#dd9933;}.polar_button_container.polar_button_container_1524538921151 .polar_button:hover,.polar_button_container.polar_button_container_1524538921151 .polar_button:focus{color:#ffffff !important;background-color:#e0a548;}.polar_button_container.polar_button_container_1524538921151 .polar_button:active:focus{color:#ffffff !important;background-color:#dc9a32;}Donate to #HighFivesAthletes HERE
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ARCADE GOAL BELT PROGRAM | RETURNING MILITARY TO THE MOUNTAIN PARTICIPANTS
HIGH FIVE #HIGHFIVESATHLETES Shay Hampton, Jim Kempner, Tyler Rollins, Travis Livingston, Phillip Quintana, Dennis Mankel, & Trey Humphrey FOR ACHIEVING THEIR 5TH ARCADE BELT Coin! For participants who complete their second year of the Military to the Mountain program service, High Fives' awards them with a 5 star arcade belt coin. Congratulations #highfivesathletes!  HIGH FIVE Shay Hampton! UNITED STATES VETERAN SHAY HAMPTON WAS CHOSEN FROM THE RENO AREA TO...
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ARCADE GOAL BELT PROGRAM | Craig DeMartino
HIGH FIVE #HIGHFIVESATHLETE Craig DeMartino FOR ACHIEVING HIS last OF FIVE ARCADE BELT GOALS! Finish up 6 week training program for a trip to Horse Pens 40 and Red Rock Nevada - Completed! "After you get hurt and try to rebuild yourself, you HAVE to have help. For me, my family and partners like High Fives are...
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ARCADE GOAL BELT PROGRAM | Shay Hampton
HIGH FIVE #HIGHFIVESATHLETE Shay Hampton FOR ACHIEVING HIS third OF FIVE ARCADE BELT GOALS!   Retired Air Force Master Sergeant Shay Hampton just participated in his second year of the Military of the Mountain Program. Getting back out on the slopes of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows with 21 other critically wounded US Veterans is just a drop in...
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ARCADE GOAL BELT PROGRAM | George Gonzalez
HIGH FIVE #HIGHFIVESATHLETE George Gonzalez FOR ACHIEVING his first of FIVE ARCADE BELT GOALS! On August 31st, 2017, #HighFivesAthlete George Gonzalez accomplished his Arcade X High Fives belt goal of navigating rough ocean water. George grew up in Florida and spent a lot of his time with family in the Atlantic Ocean, so following his 2017 spinal cord injury,...
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ARCADE GOAL BELT PROGRAM | NICK ROMANO
HIGH FIVE #HIGHFIVESATHLETE Nick Romano FOR ACHIEVING his first of FIVE ARCADE BELT GOALS! On January 21st, 2018, #HighFivesAthlete Nick Romano, from Johnstown, PA  went skiing for the first time since his ski injury sustained at Seven Springs Resort in December 2016. Nick grew up as an alpine and water skier, and getting back out on the hill...
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