Louis

Passion. Passion is a word that has steered and transformed High Five Athlete Louis Arevalo's life.  The Colorado native has spent the majority of his life traveling around the world, following his passion for being behind a camera. In 2020 when a backcountry ski accident broke his back and left him  paralyzed his life was ... Read more

On Two Wheels | The Mike Garrison Story

My name is Mike Garrison, and I am just your average 34-year-old kid from the backwoods of Missouri. Do you remember the kid in school who struck out in t-ball, ran the wrong way on the basketball court, or got tangled in the soccer net? That was me. My parents recognized that perhaps traditional sports ... Read more

Happy Mother’s Day!

We know that we should always take the time to show extra special appreciation to all the women in our lives who have made the Foundation, the Athletes, and all the staff who they are. This upcoming Sunday is Mother's day, and we wanted to extend our love to all the mothers in our lives ... Read more

Sea Otter 2022

With the dust just barely settling from last year’s Sea Otter event in October, the excitement was high for the High Five Athletes competing in this year’s races. The format was the same as last year. All adaptive riders got the opportunity to compete in both the Downhill and Dual Slalom races. The first afternoon ... Read more

The early bird gets the Early Bird?

The old adage saying, "The early bird gets the worm" has been slightly remixed by the Military to the Mountain event. High Fives recently hosted 19 veterans at the world-famous Palisades Tahoe ski resort for six days of sliding on snow, team building, laughter, pushing limits, and healing. Every veteran took full advantage of all ... Read more

High Fives Athlete Ryan Bodine crushes his recovery with a little boost from Travis Rice

Anyone who has been through a life-changing injury or knows someone affected by one understands that it takes a lot. Recovery requires mental strength, impressive physical effort, positivity, support, and more. But, as we know, when one fully commits themselves to their recovery process, there are few limits on what can be accomplished. This couldn't ... Read more

High Fives Athletes going for gold in Beijing

High Fives is always very proud of all of our Athletes, but we wanted to send out a little extra support and stoke to those who have overcome injury and risen to the absolute top of their sport. From hospital beds to podiums, these are the Athletes who need all of our good vibes, cheer, ... Read more

The Last High Five of 2021

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 2021. 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