High Five #HighFivesAthlete Joanna Adams for achieving her fifth Arcade Belt Goal!

On October, 31 2018 #HighFivesAthete Joanna Adams completed her final (5th). High Fives X Arcade Belt goal of overnight camping on her kayak.

Kayaking was a huge passion of Joanna’s prior to her 2009 injury sustained in a Mt. Hood snowboard accident, and through hard work and help from the High Fives Foundation, she has rediscovered her passion. While she achieved her goal, it wasn’t an easy task.

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It was a beautiful, but a very cold day. My kayak with the outriggers is super stable so I didn't feel any more tippy than usual. We weren't able to pack a full size tent but if we end up going in the summer time we can probably get away without one. It was super fun!

said Joanna

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These goals are achieved as a part of the Arcade Goal Belt Program which was established as an initiative that guides athletes through the complex recovery process after a life-altering injury.

The belt program, which is similar to a karate belt system, rewards High Fives athletes with an Arcade belt containing a new gold star for each milestone achieved. This framework is designed to provide clarity, support, competition and inspiration for others as these athletes work to rebuild their lives.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ARCADE BELT PROGRAM HERE

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