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Bobby McMullen, Avid Mountain Bike Rider and Winter Paralympian, Promotes Adaptive Sports at the World Cup Mountain Bike Finals at Windham Mountain

Bobby McMullen, a visually impaired athlete, came to the World Cup Mountain BikeFinals at Windham in August to ride and increase awareness of adaptive sports. Bobby rides with his good friend and “ride guide” Scott Veach, who rides in front of Bobby and calls out obstacles. “The amateur course was LEGIT to say the least. […]

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Iraq and Afghanistan Female Veterans Find Healing and Strength at ASF in June, 2010

In June the ASF hosted a Wounded Warrior Women’s Project Odyssey. 13 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, four Veteran Administration counselors, and a few Wounded Warrior Project Staff members spent four days bicycling, kayaking, horseback riding, practicing yoga and hiking. After each active day of learning and honing skills, the […]

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ASF ride2live Project Wins 2010 United Way Community Caring Award

On May 13, 2010, the United Way of Columbia and Greene Counties presented the ASF ride2live Project with a 2010 Community Caring Award. Volunteers Karen and Richard Elder, and Vince Passione were honored as Volunteers of the Year by the local United Way organization for conceiving of, designing and implementing the first ride2live Snowboard Camp […]

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Eric D. Dettenrieder Race Camp and Diana Golden / Mills Cup Level 1 Race at Windham

The Adaptive Sports Foundation hosted racers from throughout the region for the Eric D. Dettenrieder Race Camp and Diana Golden / Mills Cup Level 1 Race, February 23th – 26th, at Windham Mountain. The race camp featured U.S. Adaptive Alpine Team Coach Eric Leirfallom, and included three days of gate training, tactics training and technique […]

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Paralympic Sport Windham – A Program of the Adaptive Sports Foundation

The Adaptive Sports Foundation is a Paralympic Sports Club in association with the United States Olympic Committee. As such, one of our interests is to help develop and train potential future Paralympic athletes. Like the Olympics, the Paralympics give elite athletes from around the world an opportunity to compete and represent their country in athletic […]

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Getting Enough Exercise?

With ski season winding down, you are probably starting to ramp up your training preparing yourself for your summer activities. Just in case you are wondering if you’re getting enough exercise, I thought I’d give you the exercise recommendations from the American College of Sports Medicine. These are not specific to any particular sport; they’re […]

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