About the Clinic
The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, sponsored by DAV and the VA, is a world-leader in adaptive winter sports instruction for U.S. military Veterans and active duty servicemen and women with disabilities. Set in stunning Snowmass, Colorado, the clinic celebrates its 31st year, bringing nearly 400 Veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, certain neurological conditions, and other injuries to the mountain.
Participating veterans, seriously wounded while protecting our freedom, have an opportunity to pack more miracles into the weeklong, life-changing event than they ever dreamed possible. They are reminded of the wonder and achievement life still has to offer, despite their profound disabilities. After conquering a snow-covered mountainside, everyday challenges of life seem much more surmountable for these participants who've lost a limb or sight, or endure paralysis.
Our veterans draw inner strength from this experience of a lifetime and use it to overcome life's challenges head-on when they return home. They also inspire those without disabilities to catch their spirit and go after their dreams. After conquering a snow-covered mountainside, everyday challenges of life seem much more surmountable for these participants who've lost a limb or sight, or endure paralysis.
For more information, visit http://miracles.dav.org.
How You Can Help
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"It's amazing how one event can do so much to convince a person how much they are truly capable of, and I know these men and women will carry with them throughout the rest of the year." —DAV National Adjutant J. Marc Burgess
America is a land of prosperity, extraordinary opportunity, and unsurpassed freedom, thanks to the service and sacrifices of generations of Veterans. Your support of the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is a powerful statement of your appreciation for countless Veterans who have served to protect the liberties Americans enjoy today. We encourage you to join us at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic and discover for yourself why so many wonderful and respected sponsors wouldn't miss this annual event. Team up with hundreds of enthusiastic Veterans as they make their own miracles on a mountainside, and you'll go home with an inspiring new outlook on life.
Since 1987, corporate, individual and organizational sponsors have helped make miracles possible for thousands of severely disabled Veterans who have attended the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. You can help our nation's Veterans make miracles on a mountainside possible by volunteering or making a donation to the clinic.
To make your contribution, sign up to volunteer or if you need additional information about the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, please visit www.wintersportsclinic.org or www.wintersportsclinic.va.gov or contact DAV Voluntary Services at (859) 442-3433.