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A Ski Country Call to Action: Volunteer on the Snow for a Great Cause

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Nov.25, 2013, under Colorado Skiing

photo credit: National Sports Center for the Disabled

photo credit: National Sports Center for the Disabled

The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is in need of Volunteers for the Winter Season. The NSCD began in 1970, providing ski lessons for children with amputations for the Children’s Hospital of Denver. Based out of Winter Park Resort and Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the NSCD is one of the largest outdoor therapeutic recreation agencies in the world. Each year more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in our programs to learn more about sports and themselves. With specially trained staff and volunteers, and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of winter and summer sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis. (continue reading…)

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Athletes Set New Records at The National Sports Center for the Disabled 25th Annual Winter Park Open

by Guest on Jan.11, 2013, under General

The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) recently wrapped up its 25th Annual Winter Park Open last week at Winter Park Resort.  This year, 74 athletes from nine countries, including the US, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Iceland, Chile, Australia, Canada and Great Britain came to compete for spots on the US National or Paralympic National team.

Adam Hall NZL 1st place & Joel Hunt USA 3rd place men's standing SL

Adam Hall NZL 1st place & Joel Hunt USA 3rd place men's standing SL

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