Visitors to Vermont’s mountains will encounter people with disabilities skiing and participating in sports that once might have seemed beyond reach. They are participants with Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports, a nationally recognized organization that empowers people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming regardless of ability to pay. We discuss the impacts and origins of this pioneering program. (February 19, 2020 broadcast)
Kim Jackson, director of communications & marketing, Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports
Emily Cioffi, mono skier
Kyle Robideaux, a skier with visual impairment who is also an ultra trail runner
Vermont global adventurer and author Jan Reynolds talks about her life as “one of the guys” and her new book, High-Altitude Woman. We also speak with Peter Kriff, director of the Vt Statewide Independent Living Council and founder of AccessibleAdventuresVT.org, which helps people with disabilities navigate Vermont.