By Pam Greene, Program Director
Each winter for the past 25 years, the Russell R. Huntington Jr. Foundation has sponsored an overnight adventure in the Catskills for teenagers with cancer and other serious illnesses. This February the group of six teens arrived with staff from the Tomorrows Children’s Institute (TCI) at […]
By Kim Seevers, Program Development and Grants Director
The first Race4All inclusive race, generously sponsored by Dralla Foundation, took place March 4th at Windham Mountain as part of the Michael Gray Jr Memorial Race. Adaptive Sports Foundation students partnered with able-bodied counterparts to form teams of two to compete against each other in a dual slalom […]
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 […]