By Caroline Lynch, ASF Volunteer and Warriors in Motion Coordinator
In late October, ASF staff and volunteers, as well as several wounded warriors, took on one of the toughest events of the summer season, the Tough Mudder. We decided to face this event with a team of 7 warriors, 4 volunteers and 7 staff [...]
by Kim Seevers, Staci Mannella’s guide
ASF Race Team member Staci Mannella and I recently returned from Down Under where we raced in the season’s first World Cup competitions. We were excited to join the US Paralympics National Team that competed in New Zealand and Australia at the end of August (remember, their winter is [...]
By Rachel Cohen
Interning with the Adaptive Sports Foundation has been the experience of a lifetime. After graduating with a business degree and then living abroad, I was still unsure about what I wanted to do. A typical office job has never really inspired me and I’ve always liked helping people. I was introduced to [...]
- Windham, NY
Some of the members of this year’s Tough Mudder team assembled in Windham this week to start preparing for this intense event…A 12 mile march through every type of mud imaginable…over, under, and through numerous obstacles built by Tough Mudder’s sadistic course designers. And, did I mention they electrocute you…a lot!?!
-Saratoga Springs, NY
Last week our Warriors in Motion program officially kicked off for the summer. A group of 7 wounded warriors attended Golf 1 in Saratoga Springs. The Adaptive Sports Foundation teams up with the Titleist Performance Institute to deliver a top-notch golf program that aims at developing the warriors through a series of [...]
Another season comes to a close…
As we have a moment to regain our bearings here at ASF, I thought it may be prudent to revive our Blog. We have had the Adaptive Sports Foundation Blog for some time now, and have more often than not underutilized it.
To bring you up to speed, we [...]
On U.S. Ski Team Day at Windham Mountain, U.S. Ski Team Athlete Steven Nyman tried mono skiing. Out for the season with an Achilles injury, Steven took the opportunity to make a few turns, and gained an understanding of what it takes to mono ski.
“You’ve spent 40, maybe 50 years working, raising families, participating in the community. Now you’re faced with the challenge of what do I do now? Retirement? This is a whole new game…”
This week I got to spend two days snowshoeing with Michael, the son of ASF indoor volunteer and hot cocoa queen Pat Bozzone and brother of Race Team coach Mary Bozzone. Michael walks all day in New York for his job as a messenger, so he was fit and ready to hit the trails on [...]
Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? Our Race Team members have already begun to make strides towards a better 2012 by following the goals defined in the Slide4Life program. Slide4Life is a four-pillared program that encourages participants to develop good fitness and nutrition habits and meshes with the ASF’s mission. ASF is working together [...]