National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veterans ski down the slope on mono-skis on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Blind military veteran Rick Cassidy skis down the mountainside with the help of instructor Mich Lampl on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both physically and mentally. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veteran Manuel Siquig skis down the mountainside on a mono-ski with the help of an instructor on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It aims to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally through winter sports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veteran Erin Cavit (C), cross-country skis with the help of instructors on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim of motiviating veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Vietnam veteran and triple amputee Chad Colley, 67, lifts himself into a wheelchair after skiing on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It aims to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally through winter sports. Colley, who lives in New Smyrna Beach, FL, was wounded in Vietnam in 1968 as a U.S. Army 1LT when he stepped on an IED during a combat assault mission. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veteran Jenny Maher scales a climbing wall on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports to help motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both physically and mentally. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
A disabled military veteran prepares to ski down the mountainside on a mono-ski on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
A disabled military veteran skis down the slope on a mono-ski with the help of an instructor on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It aims to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally through winter sports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veteran Brett Clingan prepares to ski on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It aims to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally through winter sports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A blind military veteran cross-country skis on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
A blind military veteran cross-country skis on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim of motiviating veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A blind military veteran cross-country skis on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veteran Shaun Phillips skis down the mountainside on a mono-ski with the help of an instructor on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It aims to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally through winter sports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Vietnam veteran and triple amputee Chad Colley, 67, adjusts his prosthesis after skiing on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It aims to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal physically and mentally through winter sports. Colley, who lives in New Smyrna Beach, FL, was wounded in Vietnam in 1968 as a U.S. Army 1LT when he stepped on an IED during a combat assault mission. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veterans and instructors snowmobile along a tract of snow on March 29, 2012 at the T-Lazy 7 Ranch near Aspen, Colorado. Volunteers had trucked in snow for the event, due to weak snowfall this spring. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veterans and instructors prepare to snowmobile along a tract of snow on March 29, 2012 at the T-Lazy 7 Ranch near Aspen, Colorado. Volunteers had trucked in snow for the event, due to weak snowfall this spring. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veterans and instructors snowmobile along a tract of snow on March 29, 2012 at the T-Lazy 7 Ranch near Aspen, Colorado. Volunteers had trucked in snow for the event, due to weak snowfall this spring. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veterans and instructors prepare to snowmobile along a tract of snow on March 29, 2012 at the T-Lazy 7 Ranch near Aspen, Colorado. Volunteers had trucked in snow for the event, due to weak snowfall this spring. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veterans prepare to ski on March 29, 2012 at Snowmass, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled military veteran Robert Schuler prepares to ski on March 29, 2012 at Snowmass, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
A spinal column used for demonstration hangs with tools for adaptive ski equipment used by disabled veterans on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Volunteer Jason Mullaney prepares a mono-ski for disabled veterans on March 29, 2012 at Snowmass, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled veteran Jon Engles stands with his custom crutches on March 29, 2012 in Snowmass, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled veterans go for the puck while playing sled hockey on March 29, 2012 in Aspen, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Kathleen Darling, wife of disabled veteran Caleb Darling, celebrates a shot during a sled hockey game on March 29, 2012 in Aspen, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled veterans collide during a sled hockey game on March 29, 2012 in Aspen, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Kathleen Darling, wife of disabled veteran Caleb Darling, goes for the puck during a sled hockey game on March 29, 2012 in Aspen, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled veteran Pam Kelly prepares for a sled hockey game on March 29, 2012 in Aspen, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass and Aspen, Colorado. The clinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled veterans and volunteers crowd the dance floor on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. The cliinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled veterans hit the dance floor at a rock show on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. The cliinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
U.S. secret service agent Mark Copanzzi demonstrates self-defense techniques to disabled veterans on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. The cliinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
Disabled Military Veterans Learn Winter Sports At Veterans Affairs Clinic
A U.S. secret service agent demonstrates self-defense techniques to disabled veterans on March 28, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. More than 350 U.S. military veterans are taking part in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic held between March 25-30 in Snowmass Village, Colorado. The cliinic is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans. It teaches winter sports with the aim to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological problems to heal both mentally and physically. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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