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High Fives in the News | PBS
#HighFivesAthlete & Olympian ski jumper, Nick Fairall, tells how one leap changed his life forever on a PBS and World Channel segment, Stories from the stage Check out Nick Fairall's segment on PBS and the WORLD Channel for #storiesfromthestage! He talks about the story behind his accident; from the moment he knew his life changed forever, to the road...
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HIGH FIVES IN THE NEWS | New York Times
#HighFivesAthlete Nolan Trowe is featured in the New York Times! ‘It Was Like My Disability Became a Gift’ After Nolan Ryan Trowe and Adhiambo Mitchell bonded over their shared disabilities, Mr. Trowe set out to photograph the busy life of his friend. Read and view the full story HERE
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MOVIE MONDAY | KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Know Before You Go is a free avalanche awareness program Not much science, no warnings to stay out of the mountains, no formulas to memorize. In 15 minutes, you will see the destructive power of avalanches, understand when and why they happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches. Do...
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NON PROFIT SPOTLIGHT | U.S. PARALYMPICS

High Five US Paralympics! The mission statement of the USOC//  To support U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes in achieving sustained competitive excellence while demonstrating the values of the Olympic Movement, thereby inspiring all Americans. WPTZ Highlights High Fives US Paralympic Camp at Vermont’s Mad River Valley, read the story below or HERE U.S. Paralympic ski racing…

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HIGH FIVES ATHLETE OF THE WEEK | ANDREW KURKA

#HighFivesAthlete of the Week goes out to Andrew Kurka! Read about his Alpine Season Update // “Hello from training in Aspen Colorado! Its been a great few weeks and team USA isn’t looking back, just forward. With US Nationals out of the way, and a few Silver and Gold Medals under our belt. We can’t…

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EVENT RECAP | 12TH SQUAW VALLEY PROM
Squaw Valley Prom Raised over $25,000 for High Fives Foundation & Charity Smith Nonprofit Foundation High Fives Squaw Valley Prom 2016 P.C. High Fives Foundation On Saturday the twelfth annual Squaw Valley Prom raised over $25,000 for Tahoe nonprofits, the High Fives Foundation and Charity Smith Nonprofit Foundation. More than 800 supporters hula'd into the...
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NON PROFIT SPOTLIGHT | VT ADAPTIVE SKI & SPORTS
Empowering individuals with disabilities through year-round, statewide sports & recreation. Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports provides sports and recreational opportunities to individuals with disabilities/handicaps, regardless of their ability to pay. This week the High Fives Foundation has teamed up with VT Adaptive, Sugarbush VT Ski Resort, US Paralympic team and champ Chris Devlin-Young as coach for...
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MOVIE MONDAY | WHEELCHAIRS ARE AWESOME!
Wheelchairs are awesome because of what they enable people to do! Don't miss #HighFivesAthlete Steven Jacobo during the down stairwell. FEATURING: Cliff Dive - Darryl Keith Tait Scuba Diver - Sue Austin Water Jet- Unknown Skimboard - Erik Kondo Paddleboard - Shad Eischen BASE Jumper - Lonnie Bissonette Parachute Landing - Lonnie Bissonette Bungee Jumper...
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