Warfighter Sports Development Program
Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sports (BRASS) hosts Warfighter Sports Weekends and Lessons for snowboarders and skiers at Liberty Mountain Resort in Fairfield, PA. We believe in the power of snow sports and that greater success is had by skiing or riding! BRASS welcomes wounded warriors, either active duty or veterans who want to learn to ski or snowboard.
Our Warfighter Weekend will be held January 21–22, 2017.
How to Participate
Lessons are by request.
Bruce Bennett, Colonel, USAF (Ret)
E-mail • 703-989-3988
How It All Happens
BRASS provides Warfighters and a guest with instructors, equipment, and lift tickets.
Our volunteer ski/snowboard instructors are certified Professional Ski Instructors of America/American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA/AASI) with specific credentials for adaptive snow sports and years of working with wounded warriors and disabled athletes. We have all the equipment necessary to meet the unique needs of our athletes and we assign two instructors to each athlete.
Liberty Mountain Resort, Fairfield, PA (South Central PA)
Liberty Mountain Resort sponsors the Warfighter program and is a fantastic location to learn/relearn skiing and snowboarding. Liberty offers terrain for beginners as well as intermediate and some Black Diamond trails for experts.
- Complete the Warfighter application via online form or Word document
PLUS a Student Information Form (PDF)
PLUS, if applicable:
Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sports, Inc
BRASS is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities through adaptive snow sports and recreational opportunities. BRASS is a chapter of Disabled Sports USA. The organization is led and run by volunteers dedicated to providing ski and snowboard instruction for people with disabilities. Sports and recreation are significant factors in enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. Send us an email.
Disabled Sports USA
Founded in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans, Disabled Sports USA (DS/USA) provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities to gain confidence and dignity through sports, recreation and educational programs. The organization is the nation’s largest multi-sport, multi-disability organization serving more than 60,000 people nationwide. A member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, DS/USA offers sports rehabilitation and recreation programs through its nationwide network of over 80 community-based chapters. Please visit www.dsusa.org or call 301-217-9840.
Warfighter Sports, a program of Disabled Sports USA, offers sports rehabilitation programs for severely wounded warriors in military hospitals and communities across the U.S. through a nationwide network of over 100 community-based chapters. Since 1967, Disabled Sports USA has proudly served wounded warriors, including those injured in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, offering over 30 winter and summer sports at more than 100 events each year. Warfighter Sports rebuilds lives though sports by improving self-confidence, promoting independence and uniting families through shared healthy activities. For more information, visit www.warfightersports.org.
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