Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

High Fives Foundation celebrates September as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month! National Spinal Cord Injury Month (National SCI Awareness Month) honors the courage of those with spinal cord injuries and their families. The observance also aims to educate the general public regarding SCI and improve the support for those with SCI. View the High Fives Foundation’s … Read more

CFC x High Fives Foundation

Combined Federal Campaign and High Fives Foundation are connected. The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all. Give HERE

High Fives in the News with The Powell Movement

EP347: ROY TUSCANY PT. 2 Roy Tuscany is back, and part 2 with Roy is different than any podcast or interview he’s done before. This episode isn’t about Roy’s story of coming back from a life-altering injury and starting the High Fives Foundation; we did that in episode 49. This week, we talk about things … Read more

Blink of an Eye Podcast Feature

Season 4 Episode 8 – Dear Louise: A Conversation with Roy Tuscany Known for his big air, speed, and style on the slopes, Roy Tuscany was on the path to realizing his dream until a life-altering injury in 2006 paralyzed him from the waist down.  Inspired by the support he received during his own recovery, … Read more

Podcast Episode | Care Less, Do More – Roy Tuscany x Michelle Parker

Out of Collective Roy Tuscany is the founder of High Fives Foundation a nonprofit organization on a mission to provide hope and resources for athletes from all walks of life. They are supporting people and helping them get back to their outdoor physical activity, from snowboarding and skiing to surfing and mountain biking and beyond. … Read more

Celebrating the Success of the 2023 Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships

May 8-13, 2023 The 2023 Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships held in the breathtaking shores of Waikiki brought together an impressive array of talent, determination, and passion. The event not only showcased the remarkable abilities of adaptive surfers but also highlighted the inclusivity and camaraderie within the surfing community. The presence of the High Fives Athletes … Read more

2023 Platinum Seal

We’ve just earned our 2023 Platinum Seal with CandidDotOrg! We are excited to share the work our nonprofit does through our #NonprofitProfile.

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