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 […]
By Cayla Newkirk
For my friends and family back home in Texas it is hard to understand how I can enjoy an internship that is located where the temperature never reaches above freezing. However, with new adventures every day, I sometimes forgot I was so far away from home. This entire internship experience has been […]
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 […]
Attending: Union College
Major: Psychology & Neuroscience
How did you find out about the Adaptive Sports Foundation?
A friend mentioned that an ASF member had come to school to advertise the program.
What made you want to volunteer?
I missed the official pitch but everything my […]
“You’re not going to catch me trying to wrap my foot around my head.”
“Yoga? No way. I don’t bend like that.”
“Me? Do yoga? You’ve got to be kidding.”
These are some typical comments people make when presented with the opportunity to practice yoga. However, in the last few years people of varying ages, […]
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. – Og Mandino
ASF encourages our staff and volunteers to participate in Professional Instructors of America (PSIA) and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI) education and certification events. We are proud to announce […]
Two ASF Race Team athletes received scholarships and attended the Hartford Ski Spectacular Race Festival at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado, December 5 – 12, 2010.
The week-long race camp was for independent skiers with disabilities who have aspirations to become better ski racers. The participants had the opportunity to train with national US Adaptive […]
Each season we begin the process of welcoming back our experienced volunteer instructors, recruiting and training new volunteers, and presenting educational programs for our staff that help keep us on the forefront of adaptive sports teaching techniques. As discussed in the previous newsletter, we have spent some time this year celebrating the many individual talents […]