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 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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]