#HelmetsAreCool Wins 2014 AMA Reno Tahoe Ace Award for Best Video!

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Left to Right: Somer Athari (AMA Reno Tahoe) Presenting the Video of the Year Award to Adam Baillargeon (High Fives Foundation), Roy Tuscany (High Fives Foundation) and Jill Boudreaux Stockton (UNR Reynolds School of Journalism) at Freight House District in Reno, Nevada. (Photo Credit: AMA Reno Tahoe)

#HelmetsAreCool Wins 2014 AMA Reno Tahoe Ace Award!

Thank you very much to the American Marketing Association of Reno Tahoe for selecting #HelmetsAreCool as the 2014 Best Video! Learn more and see the photos from the Ace Awards on June 26 in Reno, NV here.

View the Reno-Tahoe AMA Member Newsletter: July 2014 Edition for coverage of this great evening!

#HelmetsAreCool is the third installment of five for the High Fives Foundation B.A.S.I.C.S. (Being. Aware. Safe. In. Critical. Situations.) Program Service. The previous two B.A.S.I.C.S. documentaries inspired critical thinking regarding five critical mistakes that winter action sports athletes have made before suffering a life-altering injury; and backcountry safety with a concentration on avalanche awareness.

#HelmetsAreCool focuses on helmet usage and safety while highlighting High Fives Athlete Danny Toumarkine’s recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury he suffered while snowboarding without a helmet along with three other featured athletes.

In 2013-2014 #HelmetsAreCool was presented to 10,240 people (via schools, academies, clubs and events) and was viewed 42,395 times online! Stay tuned for the upcoming fourth installment in the B.A.S.I.C.S. series.

The B.A.S.I.C.S. Program Service of the High Fives Foundation designed to promote safety and awareness through world-class fundamentals coaching of action sports athletes and through videos that help promote critical thinking to winter sports enthusiasts of all ages.

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