My name is Jeremy Mendrick and I am currently a sophomore studying Health and Exercise Science at Syracuse University. I have always been interested in the human body, how it functions, and that relationship between the body and personal fitness. I’ve been an athlete my entire life, with my sport of choice being basketball. I […]
By Kim Seevers, Program Development and Grants Director
While most people connected with the Adaptive Sports Foundation were performing snow dances or researching cloud seeding to make it snow this winter, ASF was busy in Lake Placid, providing training for a group of Paralympic hopefuls you’ve never seen here on the Windham slopes. With […]
The Disabled Sports USA Golden Cup Series memorializes US and World Champion adaptive skier, Diana Golden and is intended to promote the sport of ski racing and snowboarding to athletes with disabilities on the East coast. The Diana Golden Level I race is open to adaptive skiers and snowboarders and takes place on Lower
The Ride2Live Project is a snowboard experience for teens with autism spectrum disorder. Ride2Live is a program that encourages families of children with ASD to work outside the confines of their normal day to day routine. With the guidance of ASF staff members, parents introduce their child to a number of new experiences. The goal of Ride […]
By Cherisse Young, ASF Fundraising and Marketing Director
All of us can get caught up in the hustle and bustle of our lives. Wake up, walk the dog, get out the door for the day (often with kids in tow), after school carpools, grocery shopping, dinner, work out (if you are lucky), walk […]
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 […]
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