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25 08, 2020

Adaptive Ski Day a huge success

By |2020-08-25T11:53:03-04:00August 25th, 2020|Adaptive Skiing|0 Comments

We want to thank everyone that came to our first annual Adaptive Ski Event at Point Breeze on Thursday.  24 skiers, with all kids of various disabilities got to go skiing for at least two turns during the event. We are still smiling and on a emotional high, and we can’t wait to do it again next year.

Lots of people to Thank for making this day happen – with the biggest thanks going to the LOF Adaptive Skiers for coming down, training our group and then helping us put on the event. We also had a ton of […]

11 08, 2020

Water skiing program provides wondrous opportunities for people with disabilities

By |2020-08-11T14:54:01-04:00August 11th, 2020|Adaptive Skiing|0 Comments

– Republished via the Worcester Telegram –  article here:  https://www.telegram.com/news/20200808/water-skiing-program-provides-wondrous-opportunities-for-people-with-disabilities

Charlton resident Ryan DesRoches has been water skiing for almost 30 years, and has had many exhilarating runs on local lakes and ponds, but few compared to the experience he had last summer while volunteering with the Leaps of Faith Adaptive Skiers.

LOF, which is based in Sandy Hook, Connecticut and was founded in 1992, provides recreational and competitive water (and snow) skiing opportunities for children and adults with disabilities.

“One of the people I skied with was a 40-year-old woman with cerebral palsy,” DesRoches, who is president of the Webster Water […]

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