North Tahoe-Truckee ski resorts to host Wounded Warriors
February 23, 2015
TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Next week, Disabled Sports USA Far West will host 20 wounded warriors and their guests for a Military Adaptive Winter Sports Camp.
Attendees will receive specialized instruction in adaptive skiing, snowboarding and sled hockey to support their therapy and re-integration into the community, according to a news release.
The schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, Feb. 25: Alpine Meadows, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., skiing/snowboarding
Thursday, Feb. 26: Northstar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., skiing/snowboarding
Friday, Feb. 27: Squaw Valley, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., sled hockey at High Camp
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Friday, Feb. 27: Squaw Valley, 1:30 to 4 p.m., skiing/snowboarding
Saturday, Feb. 28: Northstar, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., skiing/snowboarding
The week caps with Disabled Sports USA Far West's 21st annual Ability Bash Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 10 p.m. at theAlpine Meadows Lodge.
The evening includes dinner, dancing and a silent auction, all in celebration and tribute to these military service men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.
Disabled Sports USA Far West is the founding chapter of the national organization (Disabled Sports USA) and has led the way in adaptive sports and recreation for people with disabilities for over 40 years. Visit disabledsports.net to learn more.
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