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Wheelchair Palooza

Wheelchair Palooza started out of an idea that a group of mothers of children with Spina Bifida in Utah came up with. These mothers enjoyed

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How 3 Hustle Participants are Accomplishing their Fundraising and Mileage Goals

The WAS Hustle is an annual event where individuals can sign up to cover mileage while raising money in support of adaptive recreation. Participants set

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5 Fun Ways to Fundraise Through the Hustle

The WAS Hustle is almost here! We've shared 5 ideas for how you can fundraise through this fun community-wide event.

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The Shipp Family: A WAS Family Experience

Meet the Shipp family and find out how they've been involved with WAS for over 20 years!

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A Tribute to Peter Mandler, 50 Years with Snowbird

Peter Mandler, WAS founder, celebrated his 50th year with Snowbird. Watch a video about his dedication to this organization.

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Still Gonna Send It: Matt Tychsen

Matt Tychsen and his wife Hunter send it on the slopes of Snowbird while utilizing their new Kuat Rack to get around the valley in style.

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Partnership Highlight: KÜHL

This past year, KÜHL met up with Jonathan, a student at WAS, to amplify his story about how a renewed sense of independence and a revitalized appreciation for life was born in the mountains!

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Amy Bannon: How You Can Be an Adaptive Ally

Amy Bannon joined the WAS team in March 2022 as the Development Director. Sse is excited to serve the adaptive world in a new role while diving into all that the Wasatch Valley has to offer!

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Richard Schutt: The Difference WAS Programs & an E-Trike Make!

Richard Schutt is valued highly in our WAS community. He started with WAS over 5 years ago and continues to ride with a few WAS

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David Steen: Barb & Steve Young Scholarship Recipient

Last winter season, David Steen received the Barb & Steve Young Scholarship which awarded him a private lesson per week throughout the snowboarding season. Hear

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Columbia Sportswear: Planning an Adaptive Hike

WAS’ program director Eileen May-West and parent TyAnne Crook share tips about hiking with a person with an adaptive need and what to consider before

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Taylor Cutler & Matt Carter: Neuroworx & WAS Group Rides

This past spring, WAS started offering a new program where students can connect and get active together. Matt Carter, a WAS board member, and physical

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