Meet theTeam, one who had a life-altering skiing injury and the other a cancer survivor. Both of whom find it an honor to help people with disabilities continue to pursue their dream.”

Roy Tuscany | Truckee, CA

Executive Director | Co-Founder
I want to rise above and bring everyone along, for this walk is better with friends”

Originally from Vermont and after graduating from University of Vermont with a degree in Mechanical Engineering he headed out west to pursue the dream of being a professional free-skier. In 2006, Roy suffered a life-altering injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down and was the catalyst to the creation of High Fives. Roy turned the financial and community support of his own recovery into a “pay-it-forward” adventure with the creation of High Fives Non-Profit Foundation. He lives in Truckee, CA with his wife, Michelle and enjoys all things that keep him active.

Adam Baillargeon | Truckee, CA

Director of Operations
To work in the CR Johnson Healing Center for the High Fives Foundation is not only an honor, but a privilege to be involved in the progress inherent with those that our programs help!”

Hailing from Maine, Adam is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine with a degree in Media Studies as well as a certificate in Ski Industries Business from the University of Maine at Farmington. In 2007, Adam moved across the country to follow his dream of a career in the action sports community. A cancer survivor, he enjoys the best that life has to offer on a daily basis while playing in the mountains of Lake Tahoe and beyond. Adam resides in Truckee, CA.

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