From a hospital bed, to the top of Half Dome – Athlete Ryan Bodine

Ryan Bodine  Goal Athlete Number: 305 Injury Level: SCI C7 Location: Nevada City Injury Date: 2/20/20 Cause: Snowboarding Having been so lucky to recover extremely quickly, my main goal is to snowboard again. Along with snowboarding, my goals are to run a mile, surf, and rock climb. A long term goal I have is to ... Read more

September – December | 32 Grant Recipients

The Facts!  September - December of 2018, High Fives disbursed $101,121 in board approved Empowerment grant funds to 32 individuals with life-altering injuries, across North America. 2018 alone, High Fives disbursed $646,122 ($372,048 towards grants & $274,074 towards camps). Since 2009 inception, the High Fives disbursed $3.2 million to individuals with life-altering injuries. Where are the ... Read more

Meet the New #HighFivesAthletes

Meet the New #HighFivesAthletes! 13 New #HighFivesAthletes & 32 Grants Given Out Over The Past 4 Months. Meet the new athletes below and view the 32 grant recipients HERE WHITTON HYDE | EDWARDS, CO MIKE PINGATORE | CHICO, CA KELSEY BOYER | SALT LAKE CITY, UT SAMANTHA SUMMERS | ELLICOTT CITY, MD JEAN PAUL LAUREN | ... Read more

2018 Santa Cruz Surf Camp

High Fives Santa Cruz Surf Camp View the full photo album by Generikal HERE Over the last six years, the High Fives Foundation has been fortunate to host a number of surf camps across the country with the help of coaches and waterman like Le Grand Adventure Tours, Jeff Robertson, Tyler Lausten, Rob Jarvis, Bruce Boyle, ... Read more

2018 Northstar Mountain Bike Camp

High Fives Athletes take on downhill mountain biking at Northstar! View the Full photo album by Generikal HERE High Fives Foundation hosted the first ever adaptive mountain bike ride at Northstar Resort on September 14, 2018. The ride included 12 local High Fives Athletes, volunteers from The City of Reno Parks, Recreation and Community Services ... Read more

2018 Mind Body Solutions Yoga Camp

Teacher Training, Adaptive Yoga Retreat High Fives Foundation received $10,000 from lululemon Here To Be Ambassador Grant Fund. This funding was used to send 5 yoga instructors to Mind Body Solutions Adaptive Yoga Workshop in Minnetonka, MN. The teacher training workshop was lead by Matthew Sanford, a nationally recognized yoga teacher, public speaker and fellow adaptive ... Read more

2018 Truckee/Tahoe Fly Fish Camp

September 24-26, High Fives hosted 5 adaptive athletes in the first ever Truckee/Tahoe Fly Fish Camp View the full photo album by Generikal HERE Camp began early Monday morning, when all the athletes, staff, and volunteers met for a quick rundown of the week. Veteran anglers and newbies alike, quickly formed relationships based on their ... Read more


Meet #HighFivesAthlete Tanelle Bolt (Athlete #150) from Invermere, Canada In June 2018, the High Fives Foundation disbursed $74,539.86 to 24 Athlete’s across North America. Injured just over three years, Tanelle has already taken the adaptive world by storm. She is already an accomplished adaptive surfer and plans to become more active in the ski world. Tanelle received ... Read more