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Author Topic: Paradox Sports Third Annual Adaptive Ice Climbing Event: February 7-9, 2014  (Read 146 times)

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Paradox Sports Returns to North Conway for Third Annual Adaptive Ice Climbing Event
Boulder, CO – Paradox Sports is pleased to announce that the third annual
Paradox Ice event in North Conway, New Hampshire February 7-9, 2014.
Throughout the weekend, 20 adaptive athletes will learn about the specialized
equipment and adaptive techniques needed to climb vertical walls of ice.
Participants range from wounded warriors with PTSD to amputees, paraplegics
and visually impaired athletes. Registration includes meals, lodging, equipment
rental and professional guide services.

Co-founder and below-the-knee amputee, Malcolm Daly, launched Paradox Ice
in 2008: “Ice is the great equalizer. None of us can climb it without adaptive
equipment. We just go one step further.”

Paradox Ice is open to people with physical disabilities, their families or
caretakers and military veterans. This is event is made possible by the guides at
Ascent Climbing and Alpine Inspirations. For more information or to register for
the upcoming climbs, please visit http://paradoxsports.org/programs/paradox-ice.

Scholarships and financial assistance are available.

Program Coordinator and guide Nate McKenzie of Ascent Climbing: “Weʼre
excited to bring Paradox Sports adaptive climbing programs to the north east. Its
the only event of its kind in the region and the community really steps up to
support Paradox and our athletes.”

We still have a few spots left and we're looking for more participants. We
can provide full scholarships and tuition assistance for folks that need
it.

If folks want to help support our trip by making a small donation to
Paradox Sports, they should visit our CrowdRise fundraiser at
http://www.crowdrise.com/ParadoxIce
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