High Fives Foundation: Skiing with Steve Wallace

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 17, 2011 9:09 pm

High Fives Non-Profit Foundation (Truckee, CA), Volkl Skis, Marker Bindings and Porters Tahoe present “Skiing with Steve Wallace” a five part webisode series chronicling the triumphant return to skiing by High Fives Winter Empowerment Highlighted Athlete, Steve Wallace.

About Steve Wallace: After a successful career as a ski racer, Steve Wallace moved out west to pursue the ultimate dream; ski powder everyday. In 2008, Steve suffered a burst fracture of his T-9 vertebrae while skiing Squaw Valley USA. After an endless pursuit to return skiing, the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation provided Steve with financial means to make this dream a reality in 2010 with Disabled Sports USA Far West.

Stay tuned for more adventurous episodes from our charismatic and enthusiastic friend, Steve Wallace! To learn more about Steve’s story, visit: highfivesfoundation.org/​recipients.html#stevew

Porters Tahoe Marketing Chica – Kasey Wiese Porters Tahoe is super stoked help to showcase Steve’s return to the snow. His passion for skiing and life runs deep and we are glad to be a part of it!”

Volkl Skis Regional Product Manager – Jamie Lavalle “Volkl Skis and I are very excited to work with the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation and Steve Wallace. Skiing is all about having fun with your friends and you can’t have a bad time when you are hanging with Steve Wallace. If everyone had the chance to ski with Steve, Roy (Tuscany) and the rest of the High Fives crew; the world would be a better place!”


About High Fives Foundation:
High Fives Foundation is a Tahoe-based 501.c.3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community.