Archive for the 'Programs: Winter' Category

By Hunter Hedenberg When Kyle Easton first started skiing, he absolutely refused to take a black diamond trail. He insisted that they were too dangerous and too difficult. He started skiing when he was eight- or nine-years-old, and continued with Vermont Adaptive until he was…

Vermont Adaptive racer Phil takes a moment to adjust his goggles while coach and Vermont Adaptive athlete Emily Cioffi gives him a few pointers on his pole placement. He sets his poles just in front of the starting gates, and Emily counts him down. She…

Approximately four years ago, Ray Hamilton was looking for a change. A veteran from Upstate New York, Ray moved to Vermont looking to get away from a hectic home life. When he first got here, he said that he had trouble meeting people, and he…

By Hunter Hedenberg Usually, when you enter the Mt. Ellen base lodge at Sugarbush Resort on a Monday, it’s a bit quieter than the flurry of weekend skiers. A few folks will be there wrestling their boots on, or munching on french fries. This week,…

By Hunter Hedenberg “And that folks, is how you ski” is 14-year-old, Vermont Adaptive athlete Jasmine Mead’s catchphrase. She says it when she’s out on the slopes, but not when you think she would. It doesn’t come out after she’s left her ski instructors in…

By Dominique Gatto At Vermont Adaptive, we like to get outside, we like to play and most of all we like to share our passion for adventuring the Green Mountains with others. Since partnering with Zack’s Place, we have been able to do just that.…

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