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Adaptdefy podcast with Roy Tuscany
What is adaptdefy? They are a media & product development company on a mission to increase freedom for wheelchair users. Why adaptdefy? adaptdefy® is for those forced to adapt & discover how to live their best lives in a wheelchair. We call these people Adaptdefiers. We connect the global community of Adaptdefiers, highlighting their incredible...
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Athlete of the Week | Nate White
Please enjoy this update from #HighFivesAthlete Nate White, 2 years after his accident IN JUNE 2016, NATE WHITE WAS KAYAKING ON DAISY CREEK OUTSIDE OF CRESTED BUTTE, COLO., OVER THREE HOURS AWAY FROM HIS HOME IN CARBONDALE, COLO. THE WATER LEVEL AT THE CREEK WAS EXCEPTIONALLY LOW, AND UPON DROPPING OFF A SMALL ROCK ON...
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KOLOCARES PILLAR PARTNER
We are a proud partner of the KOLOCares Program! KOLOCares is a forum for local non-profits, their stories and their events. KOLOCares is a part of this community and wants to spread the word about good things that are happening. The High Fives Foundation is a proud partner of the High Fives Foundation. In celebration...
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BELT GOAL PROGRAM | Brad Baugh
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Brad Baugh for achieving his first of five Arcade Belt Goals! Following his injury, Brad has been searching for different ways to get back to the mountains in an adaptive fashion. A few years ago Brad found skiing and he hasn't looked back. On the first of this year Brad accomplished his goal of getting his...
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BELT GOAL PROGRAM | Jamie Crane-Mauzy
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Jamie Crane-Mauzy for achieving four of her five Arcade Belt Goals! Following her injury, Jamie has wanted to pay it forward by speaking to people about helmet safety and brain injury in general. Jamie already booked a few motivational speaking engagements and her first one took place on March 1st. CONGRATS JAMIE! GOAL 1 – Drive independently (COMPLETED...
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BELT GOAL PROGRAM | Adam Lavander
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Adam Lavander for achieving two of his five Arcade Belt Goals! Adam grew up in South Carolina and then moved to the mountains of Colorado for snowboarding and mountain biking. On February 22 Adam accomplished the inspiring goal of skiing an entire day. Adam's back in the mountains! CONGRATS ADAM! GOAL 1 – Tolerate a full weekly...
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BELT GOAL PROGRAM | Nolan Trowe
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Nolan Trowe for achieving three of his five Arcade Belt Goals! While many of Nolan's goals revolve around his recovery and getting back into the mountains, one huge goal was to get back to work. In February of this year, Nolan was able to tie his tie and get back to teaching at Truckee High...
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BELT GOAL PROGRAM | Meredith Koch
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Meredith Koch for achieving two of her five Arcade Belt Goals! Meredith has always been heavily involved in the winter sports community growing up in New England. Getting back to skiing was a huge goal for her. On February 1st of this year, Meredith was able to complete her second goal of skiing a blue run...
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BELT GOAL PROGRAM | Mike Schwarz
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Mike Schwarz for achieving all five of his Arcade Belt Goals! Setting the HUGE goal of walking around his house unassisted, Mike Schwarz worked incredibly hard to achieve this accomplishment. We are happy to report, that this August, Mike took his first unassisted steps, and we couldn't be more proud of him! Rock on...
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BELT GOAL PROGRAM | Georgiana Burnside
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Georgiana Burnside for achieving four of her five Arcade Belt Goals! On a high Fives Foundation grant, Georgiana Burnside spent the Summer at Craig Hospital working on her recovery at the facilities PEAK Center. Along with gaining strength and balance, Georgiana wanted to participate in as many sports as possible. Georgiana achieved this goal with flying...
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