Athletes

September – December | 32 Grant Recipients
The Facts!  September - December of 2018, High Fives disbursed $101,121 in board approved Empowerment grant funds to 32 individuals with life-altering injuries, across North America. 2018 alone, High Fives disbursed $646,122 ($372,048 towards grants & $274,074 towards camps). Since 2009 inception, the High Fives disbursed $3.2 million to individuals with life-altering injuries. Where are the...
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Meet the New #HighFivesAthletes
Meet the New #HighFivesAthletes! 13 New #HighFivesAthletes & 32 Grants Given Out Over The Past 4 Months. Meet the new athletes below and view the 32 grant recipients HERE WHITTON HYDE | EDWARDS, CO MIKE PINGATORE | CHICO, CA KELSEY BOYER | SALT LAKE CITY, UT SAMANTHA SUMMERS | ELLICOTT CITY, MD JEAN PAUL LAUREN |...
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High Five the Wave | Mexico
High Five the Wave | Mexico IN August OF 2018, THE HIGH FIVES FOUNDATION BROUGHT 7 ADAPTIVE ATHLETES TO nayarit mexico FOR A 7-DAY SURF CAMP. EACH OF THE ATHLETES HAS A SPINAL CORD INJURY AND SURFS USING SPECIALIZED BOARDS AND TECHNIQUES. Special thanks to Smith, Big Agnes, zealios, bigtruck brand, Rumpl, Tahoe Trail Bar,...
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HIGH FIVES ATHLETE RECEIVES EMPOWERMENT GRANT | Tanelle Bolt
Meet #HighFivesAthlete Tanelle Bolt (Athlete #150) from Invermere, Canada In June 2018, the High Fives Foundation disbursed $74,539.86 to 24 Athlete’s across North America. Injured just over three years, Tanelle has already taken the adaptive world by storm. She is already an accomplished adaptive surfer and plans to become more active in the ski world. Tanelle received...
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