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Meet Bill Goldstein and Ignite Adaptive Sports

July 6th, 2021

Ignite Adaptive Sports is a volunteer-run organization that gives disabled persons the ability to participate in winter sports. The company offers lessons in alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, ski biking, and snowshoeing. The company, which started in 1975, now has over 200 volunteers and over 300 students. This includes wounded active duty and military veterans served through a US Paralympic Military Program Ignite developed in 2009, in collaboration with the U.S. Olympic Committee. One volunteer, Bill Goldstein, works as the events coordinator for Ignite, notably rallying together... Read More

The Shift with Bill Goldstein: Topher Downham

August 17th, 2019

The Shift with Bill Goldstein highlights individuals with disabilites and the ‘shift’ they made to overcome those disabilites. This month’s episode focuses on Topher Downham, a quadriplegic who works for City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks to help develop and lead adaptive hikes. He is the author of Boulder OSMP Accessible Trail and Site Guide. Click here to listen to these inspiring stories and “Like” The Shift. Please share. https://www.facebook.com/Theshiftwithbillgolstein/ What people are saying about “The Shift”: “This show gets right to the... Read More