Blind Skier's Edge Ski Clinics - Breckenridge, Colorado

This week, December 10-11, Erik and his ski guide, Jeff Ulrich, will be showcasing their blind skiing and guiding clinics at the Hartford Ski Spectacular in Breckenridge, Colorado. The program they developed, called the Blind Skier's Edge, is an innovative technique which hopes to attract more blind skiers and guides to a sport that has seen marked decline in recent years.

Registration Open for 2010 Adventure TEAM Challenge

Last summer, Erik and his team competed in the third annual Adventure TEAM Challenge, a 2-day multi-sport adventure race through the wilderness outside of Vail, Colorado. Erik helped found the race four years ago as a way for athletes with all kinds of challenges to get out and test their capabilities. Teams of five each include at least two disabled athletes, one of whom must be wheel-chair bound. The race has flourished, and now includes numerous members of the military, elite paralympic athletes and weekend warriors alike. The non-profit World T.E.A.M.

Erik Climbs Mt. Ararat, The Mythical Resting Place of Noah's Ark

Rising high into the thin dry air of eastern Turkey, Mt. Ararat stands at almost 17,000 feet. Some geologists believe Ararat to be the largest single-mass of mountain in the world, since it rises uninterrupted from the surrounding plains at 2,000 feet, while most other large peaks stand in mountain ranges with less differential.

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