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Wintergreen Adaptive Sports – First Annual Snowfest!

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014 |
©™2014 Blue Ridge Life : Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura :  Damion Armour from Wintergreen, Virginia steps into his snow board bindings while Michael Murphy of Arlington, Virginia is ready to ski on his mono-ski chair this past Sunday - January 12, 2014 as part of Wintergreen Adaptive Sports' Snowfest.

©™2014 Blue Ridge Life : Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Damion Armour from Wintergreen, Virginia steps into his snow board bindings while Michael Murphy of Arlington, Virginia is ready to ski on his mono-ski chair this past Sunday – January 12, 2014 as part of Wintergreen Adaptive Sports’ Snowfest.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, VA

In spite of a rainy very rainy Saturday (a little over 2″ in 24 hours) the first annual Wintergreen Adaptive Sports Snowfest salvaged it all on Sunday. The weekend consisted of adaptive ski demonstrations, along with musical entertainment by the Tara Mills Band.

Clockwise from left to right Casey McInerny from Arlington, Virginia, Casper Cosmo from Stockholm, Sweden, Damion Armour from Wintergreen, Virginia, and Sam Shaver from Nellysford, Virginia, assist Michael Murphy from Arlington, Virginia into a mono-ski chair. Poles that assist with steering and braking are shown laying upon the blue chair.

Clockwise from left to right Casey McInerny from Arlington, Virginia, Casper Cosmo from Stockholm, Sweden, Damion Armour from Wintergreen, Virginia, and Sam Shaver from Nellysford, Virginia, assist Michael Murphy from Arlington, Virginia into a mono-ski chair. Poles that assist with steering and braking are shown laying upon the blue chair.

Sam Shaver, Casper Cosmo, and Damion Armour assist Michael Murphy down the steps and onto the snow.

Sam Shaver, Casper Cosmo, and Damion Armour assist Michael Murphy down the steps and onto the snow.

Sam Shaver and Damion Armour assist Michael Murphy on the snow.

Sam Shaver and Damion Armour assist Michael Murphy on the snow.

In addition to demonstrations and music, a screening of the inspiring Kurt Miller documentary, The Movement was shown.

Wintergreen Resort also donated a portion of all lift ticket sales to Wintergreen Adaptive Sports.

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