ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | RYAN ZIMMERER

Congratulations and High Five #highfivesathlete Ryan Zimmerer on your first prothetic leg! "Today is a special day for me. I got my first prosthetic leg this morning. Was an amazing feeling and first time in 8 years of pain free walking." Watch the full video HERE Donate to an Athlete Today

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | ANDREW KURKA

#HighFivesAthlete Andrew Kurka shares his newest accomplishments and winter plans! Hello from ASPEN!! Where we are off to a great start of the season with some challenging training, and races in Aspen just ending. The races went well, especially for team USA, I managed four gold medals two in Slalom and two in GS, with ... Read more

HIGH FIVES ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | JIM HARRIS

High Five #HighFivesAthlete Jim Harris on your recovery strides and of course, your Birthday!! From all the High Fivers, Happy Birthday Jim Harris! Jim Harris continues to work toward a full recovery by staying positive and working hard. You can find him mountain biking in the golden Colorado hills, skinning up mountains to ski down or at ... Read more

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | JOSH DUECK

#HighFivesAthlete Josh Dueck shares heartfelt thoughts about High Fives most recent surf trip to Tofino British Colombia! "I want to send a heartfelt thank you to everybody for everything you contributed to this trip.  From our friends in Santa Cruz who made the extraordinary drive to join and support our mission in the north, to ... Read more

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | DAVID HEWEL

#HighFivesAthlete Update, David Hewel! David has been crushing his recovery and working hard with Performance Trainer, Chris Cloyd in the healing center. Now at a pivotal time and making leaps and bounds David has increased his work load by adding sessions with Jack Powell. “Motivated by two trainers, David will be making amazing progress!” Jack Powell aka ... Read more

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | Alina Garbuzov

#HighFivesAthlete Alina Garbuzov shares her recovery through a different kind of outlet...a blog, Small Restless Human! Small Restless Human is a blog written by Alina Garbuzov about her recovery as an 'impatient, imperfect, hyperactive young person.' Background behind Alina Garbuzov "I lived in three different countries as a kid. My family left Russia when I was seven years ... Read more

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | Trevor Kennison

High Five to #highfivesathlete Trevor KENNISON and Bridging Bionics Foundation for turing determination into success! Watch Trevor walk! Every step counts! Trevor was snowboarding in the backcountry on Vail Pass, when he hit a jump and caught an edge. While in the air, Trevor accidentally started rotating forward. Not wanting to land on his head, Trevor ... Read more

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | NICK FAIRALL

#HighFivesAthlete Nick Fairall competes in the U.S. Adaptive Waterskiing Nationals in Harmony, North Carolina! "Its my first time competing in a sport since my injury and it's going to be fun!!" - Nick Fairall. Go Nick Go! "My first Slalom run at US Nationals, pretty stoked I cleared the course a couple times in my first few ... Read more

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | LINDSEY RUNKEL

"It will never be the same, but, it is going to be awesome" On October 5th, 2014 #HighFivesAthlete Lindsey Runkel fractured her T5 and 6 vertebrae, damaging her spinal cord causing paralysis from the middle of the chest and below in a mountain biking accident. Two years later we are celebrating life and opportunity! "I would be nothing without ... Read more

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | NICK FAIRALL

High Five Athlete of the Week #HighFivesAthlete Nick Fairall from Andover, New Hampshire aka #NewHampshireNick Nick is spending the next month in Tahoe at the CR Johnson Healing Center for training with #JackTheTrainer & spending time with the High Fives Community. Thank you Nick for your participation in High Fives 8th Annual Bocce Tournament! The High ... Read more