By Eileen Flood O’Connor, ASF Board Member and Parent
A homespun quilt might not be the first thing you associate with a U.S. Marine – but Rachel Fredericks, of Troy, NY, certainly appreciates that for a very special circle of women it is the first – and only thing – that comes to mind.
By Pam Greene, ASF Program Director
On December 16-19, 2015 the ASF hosted its first ever Nordic biathlon camp for injured service members in conjunction with Capital Region Nordic Alliance, a Paralympic Nordic Sport Club. Nine veterans, whose injuries range from amputation to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to orthopedic injuries, came to Windham to learn more […]
By Russ Funk, ASF Race Team Coordinator
Even though Old Man Winter is still sleeping the Race Team is wide awake. We had a full week of fun activities and great work outs over the holidays.
Sunday, we all got together and started the day off with a great little flick from 1941. “The Art […]
On December 1, 2015 at Mount Snow Resort, Gwen Allard received the Einar Aas Award for Excellence in Snowsports School Management from the Professional Ski Instructors of American – American Association of Snowboard Instructors Eastern Division.
The Einar Aas Award is presented to a snowsports school director or management staff in the Eastern Division as […]
By Kim Seevers, ASF Program Development and Grant Director / PSIA Adaptive Team Coach
Held every four years, the Interski Congress is the most important technical/academic meeting for snowsports instructors in the world. In each Interski Congress the representatives and demonstrators of the national associations of each member nation participate. The congress lasts a […]
Since 2007, the Adaptive Sports Foundation’s Warriors in Motion program has been offering programs specific to female Wounded Warriors. The Women’s Multi Sport Retreat and Spa weekend, sponsored by the Wounded Warrior Project®, combines a variety of rehabilitative activities (golf, paddling, restorative yoga and relaxation, and motivational lectures) and is structured to encourage injured […]
By Elle Malcolm
Last week I took part in my fourth Tomorrow’s Children event hosted by the Adaptive Sports Foundation. Participants, who are teenage cancer patients from Hackensack University Medical Center learn to canoe and kayak on a nearby lake. This year we had nine participants and a total of eleven volunteers. All […]
By Sean McMahon, ASF Intern
There are many benefits to my internship at the Adaptive Sorts Foundation. Being in an office environment and learning about all the logistics that go into running the various programs the ASF offers is a great experience. Being a communications major, I have also enjoyed applying my knowledge in […]
In July, Bruce Bethards and Steve Cass of Starbucks volunteered at the ASF’s Warriors in Motion paddling program as part of a company wide outreach effort to reach military veterans through their Armed Forces Network. The mission of the Armed Forces Network is to provide support for Starbucks employees who are active duty military […]
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