What is the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic?
The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is the worlds largest learn to ski, adaptive winter sports rehabilitative event for U.S. military service Veterans. The pledge of the Clinic is to motivate Veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, certain neurological problems and other disabilities to live life to the fullest by experiencing Miracles on a Mountainside.
Who can participate in the Clinic?
Participation is open to disabled U.S. military service Veterans who receive care at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility. In addition, a number of active duty military personnel from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom have attended in recent years.
How do I participate in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic?
Contact Teresa Parks at 970-263-5040 or email Teresa Parks to receive a Registration package or for more information.
Where is the Winter Sports Clinic taking place?
The Clinic will be held in Snowmass Village: Colorado's finest skiing in the majestic Rocky Mountains. Snowmass is renowned as a premier winter destination. Visit http://www.snowmassvillage.com/ for more information.
Is there funding available for Veterans attending the Winter Sports Clinic?
Contact the Veterans Affairs Medical Center where you receive care or a local Veterans Service Organization (VSO) for additional information.
What do I need to bring with me to the event?
Participants should bring clothes for layering, waterproof shoes and a great attitude.