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Tyndall Bounous: Hustlin’ for Adaptive Recreation

Hello! My name is Tyndall Bounous, and I have been a ski instructor for WAS for 2 seasons. I grew up as a child playing in the Wasatch Mountains, and am the 3rd generation of ski instructor/coach in my family, beginning with my grandfather Junior, my father Steve, and now myself. My parents raised me to ...

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Jill Atwood: Finding Hope for Veterans on the Slopes

Jill Atwood retired from her position on the WAS Board of Directors in July 2020. As the Director of Communications for the VA Rocky Mountain Region, she brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the WAS team. We are incredibly grateful for the time she served on the board, and we are excited about ...

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Executive Director Elizabeth Jahp: We Gotta Stay Together

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Joann Spencer: Staying Active at Home with Cole

Cole Spencer started participating in Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) activities when he was 3 years old. Which at first, my husband and I were a little skeptical. We weren’t sure if he was going to be able to do much because of his age. Boy, were we wrong! He fell in love with skiing. He ...

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Jared Dangerfield: Eager to Share His Outdoor Enthusiasm with WAS

Jared Dangerfield started working for Wasatch Adaptive Sports in the fall of 2019. He’s a certified EMT, PSIA Adaptive Level 3 Ski Instructor, and brings a great sense of humor to every lesson. With six years of experience in adaptive recreation and a lifetime of playing in the outdoors, we are excited to have him ...

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Jeff Page: Riding 2,500 Miles in a Year

Hi, my name is Jeff Page. When I was 55 years old on August 24th, 2015 while on vacation in Steamboat Springs Colorado, I had a mountain biking accident.  Before the accident, all my outdoor recreation revolved around mountain biking, backcountry skiing, and snowboarding. I had been skiing for the previous 40 years and I would ...

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Jennifer Ellefsen: Family Fun on the Slopes

Annika first started cycling and skiing with WAS in 2016. Her mom Jennifer shares how the organization has helped Annika and her family ski together at Snowbird. Three years ago Annika‘s therapist at Shriner’s Hospital recommended we look into Wasatch Adaptive Sports. She gave us an invitation for a free introductory skiing class. Annika was ...

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Ernie Knox: From WAS Cyclist to Skier

After cycling with WAS in the summer, Ernie decided to try out skiing. Hear about how he came to WAS and what it was like for him to ski for the first time! Before all of the WAS activities, I was in a work-related accident. I was at work when I fell off the back ...

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Ryan Relyea: WAS Volunteer and Supporter

Ryan Relyea started volunteering for WAS in 2017. Since then, he’s volunteered or participated in many of WAS events and eventually joined the fundraising committee. WAS is so grateful for Ryan’s dedication and involvement in the organization! I learned about Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) after watching the people at Snowbird in black coats skiing with people ...

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Wasatch Adaptive Sports
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
9385 S, Snowbird Center Dr.
Snowbird, Utah, 84092-9000

Phone: (801) 834-0476

info@wasatchadaptivesports.org

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