Skip to comments.Slope Dope: Mammoth Mountain Military Operation
Posted on 01/21/2012 2:33:57 PM PST by thecodont
Mammoth Mountain couldnt have asked for better weather for next weeks Operation Mountain Freedom, in which injured active duty servicemen and women and veterans learn how to ski or snowboard with the help of adaptive equipment.
Since 2007, the resort, along with Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra, has hosted the military and their families for a week of lessons, motivational speakers and community-building events.
Its a gateway to learning what is possible, says Cara Leonard, associate director of the nonprofit. So many people that come through this program are able to look at what they accomplished, whether its skiing or snowboarding, and take those skills into the rest of their lives.
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I wish I lived near that resort, I’d love to help with that program........
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