The HERO Blog – Adaptive Sports Stories

Common Ground Outdoor Adventure & ‘The Movement’

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Common Ground Outdoor Adventure will host a benefit screening of Make A Hero’s award-winning winter adaptive sports film ‘The Movement’ at Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 West Center, Logan, UT on Thursday, February 20th, 2014. Doors open at 6:45 pm, show starts 7:15 pm. Tickets are available in exchange for a $10 donation (at the door, day of the …

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‘The Current’ Dives into BIFF – Feb 16th, 2014

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    *** WORLD PREMIERE*** PROGRAM HS-08: Sunday, February 16th, 3:00pm at Boulder High School ‘The Current’ – ORDER TICKETS HERE USA, Feature Documentary, 2013, 45 min. “After he sold Warren Miller Entertainment, legendary adventure filmmaker Kurt Miller founded MakeAHero.org and turned his attention to adaptive sports, helping people of all abilities to experience the adrenaline rush and wild-eyed fun …

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Ashley Lyn Olson, wheelchairtraveling.com – Guest Authored Blog Post

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“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson At age 14, Ashley Lyn Olson was involved in a car accident that left her paralyzed. Now, 15 years later, she has created and developed a website that chronicles journeys of …

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Ski Dazzle Seattle + Make A Hero: November 8-10

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Seattle, Washington, November 8-10: Seattle Ski & Snowboard show celebrates its 44th Anniversary and features over 125 exhibitor and sponsor booths. Ski Dazzle is a one-stop shop for the latest winter sports clothing, accessories and equipment. Stop by Make A Hero’s booth at the Ski Dazzle Seattle show and enjoy samples of energy bars, along …

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Toyota 100 Cars for Good – Adaptive Adventures

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  TODAY – October 24th – Adaptive Adventures (Boulder, Colorado-based adaptive sports group) has a two in five chance (depending on volume of individual votes) of winning a brand new Toyota Tundra through the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program!  Adaptive Adventures has asked Make A Hero to spread the word and activate voters who care …

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Remembering Rick Finkelstein – Tribute to a Hero

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“It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Rick Finkelstein has passed away. Our hearts go out to his friends and family at this sad time. Rick was the hero of the film ‘The Movement’ and in that role he inspired many people to get out of their comfort zones and put life in motion. Rick was not one to …

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National Disabled Employee Awareness Month

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In recognition of National Disabled Employee Awareness month (October 2013), Make A Hero recognizes all organizations who support individuals with disabilities and adaptive sports groups. Recently, Make A Hero was approached by a small organization who had seen ‘The Movement’ and were inspired to connect with the world of adaptive sports.  Beast Stuff, LLC has big plans to inspire …

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