High Fives Blog

NON PROFIT SPOTLIGHT | CRJ HEALING CTR

About the CR Johnson Healing Center Located at 10775 Pioneer Trail – Suite #108 in Truckee, CA, the CR Johnson Healing Center is a program service of the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation that provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries. Resources in the CR Johnson Healing Center include: physical therapy, acupuncture, massage, personal…

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HIGH FIVES ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | LINDSEY RUNKEL
High Five #HighFivesAthlete Lindsey Runkel for getting back on snow with an amazing attitude! Lindsey Runkel has been awarded multiple Empowerment Grants from the High Fives Foundation to help aid in her recovery from a life-altering injury she sustained in a mountain biking accident. She was attempting a 15-foot drop on her downhill bike when the accident occurred. Runkel landed...
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PRESS RELEASE | EAST COAST FAT SKI-A-THON RAISES $150K
Mad River Valley skiing community raises a record $150K at Sugarbush Ski-A-Thon The funds will help injured mountain sports athletes Warren, VT, March 1, 2016 – The High Fives Foundation shared the slopes with over 175 skiers and boarders at the Mt. Ellen lift on Sunday, February 28, 2016 for the fifth annual Fat Ski-A-Thon. Participants skied “fun...
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MOVIE MONDAY | 2012 SKINNY SKI-A-THON
The Mothership Classic, formally known as the Skinny Ski-A-Thon (2012) The 2012 Arcade Belts | High Fives Foundation Skinny Ski-a-Thon was a great success thanks to the 50+ participants that got pledges per lap skied on Squaw Valley's infamous KT-22! Also, a huge "thank you" goes out to Arcade Belts, Squaw Valley, Fireside Pizza, Smith...
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SEASONAL SMALL BATCH JUICE COLLAB

Local Nonprofits Team Up With Mill Juice Shop For Healthy Collaboration Tahoe Food Hub and High Fives Foundation Will Have A Special Juice for Promoting Wellness and Healing The Mill Juice Shop located at 10825 Pioneer Trail in Truckee is announcing a partnership with two local non-profits — The Tahoe Food Hub and the High…

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NON PROFIT SPOTLIGHT | SAFE AS CLINICS

The S.A.F.E. A.S. crew would like to extend a warm thank you! S.A.F.E. A.S. Clinics were started by Elyse Saugstad, Jackie Paaso, Lel Tone, Michelle Parker, Ingrid Backstrom, and Sherry McConkey. With the goals of heightening community snow safety and avalanche awareness we have created a women’s intro to avalanche safety clinic. See where they…

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MOVIE MONDAY | SPECTRAL 8

Ski The East’s latest video “Cliffs of Stowe” is filled with meat hucks atop Mt. Mansfield Stowe Mountain Resort, on Mt. Mansfield, VT, is known for its rowdy terrain. Once the mid-winter snows fill in the woods, a playground of cliffs await those skiers willing to explore. The crew send it both large and small…

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MOVIE MONDAY | AUBURN ALE HOUSE ‘GIMME FIVE’

Auburn Ale House x High Fives Beer – Gimme Five Auburn Ale House in Auburn, CA and the High Fives Foundation have teamed up for a seasonal beer. ‘Gimme Five’ – the beer that gives back! On January 20th, 2016 High Fives will be launching this American Brown Ale at Moe’s Original Bar B Que….

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HIGH FIVES PARTNER | AUBURN ALE HOUSE

Auburn Ale house has created a craft beer that surprises and delights in the name of High Fives – Gimme Five! About Auburn Ale House// Brian and Lisa Ford knew they were creating something very special with their craft beer pub in historic Old Town Auburn, and they sought to develop a menu that was…

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ATHLETE UPDATE | MEGAN WEMMER

#HighFivesAthlete Megan Wemmer updates High Fives on her after holiday rehab progress! While on a backcountry ski tour in the Arapahoe National Forrest with her boyfriend in February 2015, Megan went to climb up to the second floor of the cabin when the ladder gave out, causing her to fall directly on her back from…

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