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Life is a team sport.

 

We rally our community to empower athletes with physical challenges to unleash their potential. Together, we can redefine what’s possible and enable Idahoans of all abilities to practice, play, perform, and compete at their best. So let’s lift, push, race, climb, throw, carve — and keep breaking barriers. We’ll unite through sport to fuel momentum, go the distance, exceed expectations, and drive Idaho forward.

 

In Idaho, CAF will collaborate with local community partners to:

> Fund grants for adaptive sports equipment, training and competition expenses
> Provide adaptive sports clinics
> Host community events to grow a strong community of supporters and challenged athletes

 

 

To launch the program, CAF-Idaho will fund 15 individual grants to athletes residing in all corners of the state and who participate in a wide variety of sports from alpine skiing, wheelchair basketball and cycling, to rock climbing, track and field, triathlon and wheelchair rugby.

To learn more and get involved,  contact Jennifer Skeesick, CAF Idaho Regional Director, at jennifers@challengedathletes.org

 

Apply for a CAF Idaho Grant

 

The CAF-Idaho grant program is a year round grant program for athletes with permanent physical challenges in need of adaptive sports equipment, coaching or competition travel support. Only Idaho residents are eligible for this specific program, and proof of residency is required in the application.

 

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*If you are not an Idaho resident, you can still apply for a CAF grant through our general program. Enrollment opens in September 2019, learn more.

 

 

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Upcoming Events

 

August 24th

Swim with Swain

Sandy Point- Lucky Peak Reservoir , Boise

10 am -12pm

Enjoy a morning of water recreation where we will learn more about the Boise River from Christopher Swain.  We will celebrate accessibility to water that is clean and sustainable.

To register, contact Jennifer Skeesick

 

August 30th– Sept 2nd

WYDAHO Mountain Bike Festival

Grand Targhee Mountain Resort, Alta, WY

We have created an opportunity to anyone interested in off road hand cycling a chance get out and ride.  Free registration for our challenged athletes.  The whole family is invited to ride and camp

Register

Contact details for questions: Jason Malczyk

 

Oct.19th

LIMBitless Challenge

Table Rock Trailhead, Boise, Idaho

The LIMBitless™ Challenge is an opportunity for the adaptive community to engage in a physical experience that will empower and enable participants to “Go Beyond” their limits by summiting Table Rock in Boise

Register

 

For more info:

Contact Jennifer Skeesick, CAF Idaho Regional Director

jennifers@challengedathletes.org

 

 

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Thank you to our Partners

 

Special thanks to the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation for their partnership and support of Challenged Athletes Foundation-Idaho. Our grant and community partners provide generous support, products and services to our challenged athlete grant recipients.

 

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Support CAF’s mission in Idaho

 

Funds will support:

  • Grants to individuals for adaptive sports equipment, training and competition expenses
  • Adaptive sports clinics across a range of sports
  • Community events to unite challenged athletes and supporters together with a common goal.

 

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