High Fives Athletes at 2024 Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships

The 2024 Hawaii Adaptive Surfing Championships (#HASC2024) was a testament to resilience and inclusivity, with the High Fives Foundation playing a pivotal role. Held at Waikiki’s Queen’s Surf Break from May 13th to May 16th, the event welcomed 95 athletes from 18 countries. Among them were 15 High Fives Athletes and ambassadors, including Josh “Joshy” … Read more

2024 Santa Cruz Adaptive Surf Clinic Recap

Spring is synonymous with adventure, and for the High Fives Foundation, it’s all about making waves—literally. Our recent Santa Cruz Adaptive Surf Camp brought together ten adaptive athletes, three of whom experienced the thrill of surfing for the first time. Guided by the expertise of renowned waterman Rob Jarvis, along with a team of dedicated … Read more

Recap of the 2024 Australian Pro Adaptive Surfing Championships

The waves were roaring, and the spirit was high as Byron Bay played host to the remarkable spectacle of the 2024 Australian Pro Adaptive Surfing Championships. From March 17th to 22nd, The Pass witnessed the convergence of 90 athletes representing 17 countries across 9 divisions, marking the inaugural event of the @adaptivesurfingprofessionals 2024 tour. View … Read more

Shredding Success at Winter Park Camp

Let’s dive into this year’s Single Day Athlete Shred Camp at Winter Park Resort! Gathering on April 5th, a large group of passionate High Fives Athletes came together, ready to conquer the mountain and push their limits. From seasoned pros to eager newcomers, the camaraderie was palpable as everyone geared up for a day of … Read more

1st annual Purgatory Ski Camp

Unleashing Potential at Purgatory Ski Camp with High Five Foundation Amidst the snow-kissed peaks of Purgatory Resort, a remarkable gathering unfolded—the 1st Annual High Fives Purgatory Ski Camp, a testament to resilience, camaraderie, and the transformative power of adaptive sports. Hosted by the High Five Foundation, this event brought together athletes, mentors, and enthusiasts for … Read more

Discovering Adventure at Mad River Glen

In Vermont’s Green Mountains lies Mad River Glen—a skier’s haven with old-world charm. For the High Fives Foundation crew, it was more than a ski trip. It was an opportunity to return home to cherished traditions and camaraderie. View this post on Instagram A post shared by High Fives Foundation (@hi5sfoundation) With their tickets on … Read more

2024 Cat Skiing at Sugarbush Resort

This year, the High Fives Foundation’s Early Ups event at Sugarbush Resort took on a fresh dimension of inclusivity and adventure as the slopes welcomed adaptive cat skiing. Amidst the pristine winter landscape, the resort rolled out specialized Cat machinery, transforming the snowy expanse into an accessible playground for individuals with disabilities. Against the backdrop … Read more

A Recap of the High Fives Foundation Green Mountain Adaptive Ski Camp 2024

In the heart of Vermont’s picturesque landscape, amidst the powdery slopes of Sugarbush, an extraordinary gathering unfolded. From February 29th to March 1st, 2024, the High Fives Foundation, in partnership with Vermont Adaptive, orchestrated an unforgettable experience: the Green Mountain Adaptive Ski Camp. It wasn’t just about skiing; it was about camaraderie, growth, and pushing … Read more

Shredding for a Cause at The 13th Annual Green Mountain Shred A Thon

This March, the slopes of Sugarbush Resort’s Mt. Ellen were more than just a site for skiing and snowboarding—they were a beacon of hope, determination, and community spirit. The High Fives Foundation’s 13th Annual Green Mountain Shred A Thon was not just a celebration of winter sports but a monumental fundraiser that soared past expectations, … Read more

How we Sit Ski, Step-by-Step

A Step-by-Step Guide to Skit Skiing Excellence! #highfivesathlete Cassie Eckroth demonstrates the essentials for a day of adaptive skiing. Presented by CRAIG Hospital & Video by @generikal. Hey there, adventure seekers! Cassie Eckroth, High Fives Athlete #416, recently returned from an exhilarating ski camp in Winter Park, Colorado. Let us walk you through the step-by-step … Read more