Adaptive Recreation

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After losing a leg in a car accident, the clothing designer discovered grace in scuba diving

The professional skier found his life’s work in the joy of others

Losing his lower legs to disease in childhood caused him to hide himself for decades. Then a long, hot hike across the Grand Canyon showed him a new way forward.

The photographer and filmmaker was told his spinal injury meant no more mountain sports. But learning to play like a kid made anything possible.

As park managers focus on accessibility, burly all-terrain chairs are allowing users to get off the grid in our most beautiful places

Eddie Bauer’s award-winning Flyline outerwear was designed from the ground up for hard charging

The former pro climber became paraplegic after a bad fall on El Cap. Now she wants to raise awareness for how accessible the outdoors can be.

Josie Fouts’s story is the beginning of the bicycle industry’s evolution to include all bodies

Jacob Smith became the youngest blind skier to descend the Big Couloir on Lone Mountain

Vasu Sojitra didn't let an amputation stop him from skiing or climbing. Now he's turning his attention to advocacy.

The 'Long River Home' follows three kayakers as they overcome challenges while navigating through the Grand Canyon

The founder of the organization Disabled Hikers is making the outdoor industry more accessible one trail guide at a time

And much of the sport’s innovation is thanks to Jeff Scott, a snowboarder turned pioneer of sit skiing

It's going to be hard sometimes, but it's not going to be the end of your adventures

In this clip from 'Coming to My Senses', Aaron Baker begins his 20-mile journey across Death Valley.

This film from filmmaker Logan Bonwell puts in perspective how much shredding can be done on one ski.

For the guys at Access Unlimited, they strive to show their clients that their limitations can be overcome. They are breaking down barriers for aspiring fisherman to get out on the water.

After the 2012 games in London, Vanessa Low was questioning the entirety of her track and field career. That's when she met coach Roderick Green in Oklahoma.

With peak season in full swing, High Fives Foundation released this safety documentary explaining what can go wrong in the mountains.

Matt Stutzman was born without arms. The lessons he learned were hard and sometimes unfair, but his perseverance and drive allowed him to become one of the premier archers on the U.S. team.

'Wild Women of the Wasatch' is a series that shows women of all backgrounds finding happiness in the mountains.

Jake O'Connor started building off-road hand cycles for himself, but when requests started rolling in from friends he started Reactive Adaptations.

In Crested Butte, CO, you may see a group of climbers doing something you've never imagined. They summit mountains without vision.

Our Play Now series highlights an epic POV clip so you can get in on the action even when you're stuck behind a desk.

Born with just one leg, Emmanuel was seen as disabled and cursed. But this man overcomes challenges and is determined to change the perception of disability in Ghana.

For those who suffer from a disability, winter can seem like an eternity. Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation provides an outlet for folks with disabilities to pursue outdoor adventures.

We've written about Eduardo Garcia before and his survival story impacted thousands. Now, it's time to celebrate his resiliency.

High Fives Foundation took 11 adaptive athletes to explore Maui.