Alicia Thompson, Jeff Glasser and Wade Spann share their stories of service and sacrifice with reporter Alycin Bektesh.
All three participated in this year's Winter Sports Clinic, put on annually in Snowmass Village by Disabled American Veterans and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Mar 28, 2017 at 6:15pm PDT
The clinic helps wheelchair bound veterans, those with prosthetics, and those with hidden scars, use adaptive gear to shred the slopes. Each year, hundreds of veterans who believed they’d never again participate in extreme sports or physical challenges feel the same exhilaration, challenges, and freedom of anyone else skiing in the Roaring Fork Valley.