The Winter Empowerment program service disburses board approved grants to disabled winter action sports athletes participating in winter adaptive sports or athletes recovering from a life-altering injury. One such grant became a reality this spring in the form a heli-skiing experience for High Fives Athlete, Tony Schmiesing!
Stay tuned to the Foundation’s website and social media channels for updates on the release of “The Edge of Impossible with Tony Schmiesing” on April 24, 2014! Thank you very much to Points North Heli-Adventures for hosting Tony and the team this spring. Learn more at alaskaheliski.com
Learn more about Tony Schmiesing here.
Disabled Sports USA – Far West’s Program Coordinator, Brian Sheckler has been skiing with Tony the last few years leading up to the ultimate experience on skis. In 2013, the duo conquered the Superpipe at Squaw Valley. In anticipation of the release of the upcoming video with Tony and Brian in Alaska, please watch and share the video “Tony Schmiesing Rides the Squaw Valley Superpipe”