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Early season training at the Adaptive Sports Foundation is underway!

By Pam Greene, ASF Program Director November and early December is a busy time at the Adaptive Sports Center; hundreds of volunteers attend indoor and on snow training sessions before we welcome skiers and snowboarders for the opening weekend for our winter program.   All our volunteer instructors attend training each year. For the new volunteers […]

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Adaptive Sports Foundation Receives “Thanks For Giving” Holiday Program Grant from The Rite Aid Foundation

This season of giving, the Adaptive Sports Foundation is receiving a special gift from The Rite Aid Foundation, which is helping us to continue making a difference in the lives of children in our community. ASF will use this grant to offer Sensory Friendly après ski/snowboard events at the Adaptive Sports Center for students with […]

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Mountain biking…the ASF way

By Chris Brower, ASF Program Supervisor The end of August brings the ASF’s Warriors in Motion mountain bike program to an end.  Throughout this exceptionally hot and rainy summer, a courageous group of veterans learned the skills of mountain biking and many were able to go from beginners to competent riders who all accomplished many personal […]

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In giving you receive…

By Jen Bauer, ASF summer intern and retired United States Air Force veteran In 2012 I was in a motorcycle accident that changed my life and forced me to retire from my military career.   After two years of rehabilitation I discovered adaptive sports.  Getting involved in adaptive sports gave my life meaning again, got me […]

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Chef Jeff Haskell joins the ASF’s Master Chef Celebration as MC and host

  The Master Chef Celebration is an amazing opportunity to experience the cuisine of dozens of New York City’s most well-known chefs and restaurants.  It will be an evening spent tasting signature dishes and fine wines, and includes a live and silent auction. This year, on May 2nd at the Metropolitan Pavilion NYC, we are excited […]

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One proud dad…

By Rich Elder, Zach’s dad At the 2018 X Games in Aspen, CO the team of Gretchen Bleiler and Zachary Elder competed in the Special Olympics Unified Slalom event at the X games in Aspen. They competed fearlessly and unfortunately missed the podium by 1/10th of a second and first place by only 5/10ths of […]

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ASF welcomes two new staff members

Josh Misevcis Equipment and Building Supervisor Josh@adaptivesportsfoundation.org Josh was born and raised in the Catskills.  He’s had a lifelong passion for mountain biking but isn’t afraid of a road ride every now and then.  He spent his 20’s professionally racing downhill mountain bikes for Cannondale Factory Racing while managing a ski and bike shop to […]

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