Image From Rise Above: Buddy Elias

Rise Above: Buddy Elias

This week’s Rise Above continues our story of Buddy Elias who lost his leg due to a rare disease called Thromboangiitis Obliterates (aka “Buerger’s Disease”). After the doctors removed his leg, he turned to action sports to keep himself anchored...

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Max is on it at 3.3

Max Ryder Stanford, son of Chris and Tim Stanford, Mervin Mfg Employees sent in this funny clip of Max. Bananas are the perfect board for kids, Max is riding the GNU DK Mini.  The Gnunior is the perfect binding for...

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Adaptive Snowboarders: Try To Keep Up

Adaptive snowboarders say they’re frustrated boardercross hasn’t been added to the Paralympics. Amy Purdy is working with her organization Adaptive Action Sports to get snowboarding in the Paralympics, this is a good clip documenting their efforts. http://www.kcra.com/video/22575438/index.html