Tony Schmiesing on the Power of Partnership and Pursuing Dreams as an Adaptive Skier In the video, Tony Schmiesing from Berkeley, California, talks about his lifelong love for skiing, surfing, and skating, which he describes as part of his DNA. He shares how he found his skiing partners, Brian and Roy Tuscany through a chance encounter and how their partnership has been invaluable to him. Tony explains that ... Read more

High Fives Foundation and Cardo Systems

High Fives Foundation and Cardo Systems collaborate to enhance accessibility in sports training for athletes with disabilities, aiming to break down barriers in adaptive sports through Cardo’s mesh communication system. “By partnering with Cardo Systems, we are able to provide our athletes with the cutting-edge technology they need to excel in adaptive sports. We are … Read more

The Powerful Partnership Between High Fives Foundation and Woodward Tahoe

“The partnership between High Fives and Woodward Tahoe is like the perfect run – smooth, exhilarating, and full of possibilities. Together, we are breaking down barriers and enabling adaptive athletes to push beyond their limits. It’s not just about the financial support or the world-class facilities – it’s about the community and the passion that … Read more

Vermont SportsCar and High Fives Foundation Partner to Take Adaptive Skiing to the Next Level

VERMONT SPORTSCAR x HIGH FIVES FOUNDATION Positive growth. Vermont SportsCar, the world-renowned rally car manufacturer, and the High Fives Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping injured athletes, have teamed up to bring adaptive skiing to the next level. The partnership between Vermont SportsCar and the High Fives Foundation is a natural fit. Both organizations … Read more

The growth in prosthetic surf feet over the years

Professional surfer & #HighFivesAthlete, Tommy Counihan IV, speaks towards the growth in prosthetics surf feet over the years. Modified tread to improve Grip and flexibility. Leg is shortened to aid with faster pop ups. This version was created in 2012 and would be my go-to design for years to come. Improved split toe design to ... Read more

Eddie Bauer February Spotlight on High Fives Foundation

Eddie Bauer Customers can support athletes who have suffered life-changing injuries by donating at checkout for the full month of February. @hi5sfoundation @eddiebauerofficial ♬ Pose - Yo Gotti Life is meant to be an adventure--let’s help everyone live theirs. Donate to the High Fives Foundation at the Eddie Bauer checkout! Eddie Bauer is a proud ... Read more

5th Annual Winter Park Ski Camp!

For the fifth year in a row, we were fortunate enough to be able to gather in Winter Park with the intention of building community and skiing.   The camp sees experienced shredders like Jim Harris and Nick Fairall sharing their knowledge with new adaptive skiers to get everyone on the mountain progressing their abilities! ... Read more

The Last High Five of 2022

You may have seen emails, text or social media posts from lots of different Athletes regarding the final fundraiser of the year, The Last High Five of 2022. This is a fundraiser that we always put a lot of effort and time into to make it successful and fun for all those who wish to ... Read more

2022 Silver Tie Gala

Your attendance at the Silver Tie Gala represents a ripple effect of positive impact that overflows our mission beyond the brim. You and 399 Ohana friendships, High Fives Athletes, brand partners, and staff represent what it means to fearlessly serve as the safety-net of the outdoor action sports community. Thank you for supporting the 2022 ... Read more