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Teton Adaptive Sports Fun Race, 4th Annual

Saturday, March 02, 2013

Help raise funding for Teton Adaptive Sports (A chapter of Disabled Sports USA, Tax ID#06-1741611).

We look forward to all of your participation and appreciate any and all support. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Tara Sanders at adaptive@grandtarghee.com.

Teton Adaptive Sports Donation Pledge Sheet

What is Teton Adaptive Sports?

Teton Adaptive Sports (TAS) was formed in the spring of 2005.  Our mission is to promote and support sports and recreation opportunities for people with disabilities living in and visiting the Greater Teton Area. TAS was initially created as a support organization for the Adaptive Ski Programs at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Grand Targhee Resort; to provide funding for adaptive ski equipment, instructor training, and financial assistance for individuals taking adaptive ski lessons. The summer of 2008 marked efforts by Teton Adaptive Sports to encourage and assist with the development of year round adaptive opportunities. Our model is to partner with existing recreation providers to enhance their ability to deliver a quality experience, while developing our own “in house” possibilities. The core TAS belief is that active participation in sports and recreation promotes individuals’ physical strength, develops confidence and self esteem, forges relationships, and contributes to a level of enjoyment and quality of life that otherwise might not be experienced.

Where does the money go?

All funds raised from the 4th Annual Teton Adaptive Sports Fun Race will go to scholarships for adaptive lessons, to support the School Programs as well as for equipment purchases. Team/Individual entry fee – minimum entry fee will be $100/team/individual however main prize will go to the team/individual that is able to raise the most amount of money. Maximum number of people per team will be Five.

Race Prizes

  • Best Team Costumes
  • Most funds raised by a team
  • Closest Predicted Time
  • Fastest Overall Team
  • Fastest Individual time

Grand Targhee Adaptive Sports Program

Grand Targhee Resort offers a comprehensive adaptive ski school program that includes lessons, equipment and instruction. The resort partners with Teton Adaptive Sports and Yostmark Mountain Equipment on their adaptive programs. New this year, thanks to additional support from Teton Adaptive Sports and a grant from Wells Fargo, Grand Targhee Resort has offered skiing as a winter sports option for students receiving special education services in the valley.

“We are very excited about the growth of Grand Targhee Resort’s adaptive program this year,” said Tara Sanders, Adaptive Program Coordinator at Grand Targhee Resort.


Contact Information

Name: Tara Sanders
Email: adaptive@grandtarghee.com

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