Disabled Vets In Snowmass For Largest Of Its Kind Event

SNOWMASS, Colo. (CBS4) – The largest event of its kind is happening Snowmass.

The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic has welcomed nearly 400 disabled veterans from across the country and all branches of service.

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(credit: Adaptive Sports)

Approximately a third of them are first-time participants.

Their disabilities include amputations, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and more, but that’s not stopping them from getting out on the slopes.

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(credit: Adaptive Sports)

The vets are getting the opportunity to participate in a number of activities, including skiing.

The clinic runs through Friday.

LINK: Adaptive Sports – U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs Clinic Photos

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