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Clinic Pushes Disabled to New Heights
SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., April 6, 2007 – Veterans Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson said the 21st National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic helps show some 400 participants with spinal cord injuries, visual impairments or other severe disabilities that they can still live full, productive lives. Story
Quote:  "The Clinic gives me the opportunity to know my abilities, test my limits, and become aware of new, everyday things I can do in life."  --  Kade Hinkhouse, Veteran
Wounded Marine Makes Discoveries
SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., April 5, 2007 – U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Nick Bennett said he’ll take away lifetime memories and new discoveries from his experience here at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. He said the experience will steel him through his upcoming—and 27th--surgery since he was wounded in Mamadiyah, Iraq. Story
Disabled Vets Aim for Paralympic Dreams
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2007 – For some participants at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic here, it’s not enough simply to make it down the mountain. They’ve set their sights on conquering it — and any other obstacle that stands between them and the U.S. Paralympic Ski Team. Story
Officials Say Volunteers Key to Success
SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., April 3, 2007 – As hundreds of severely disabled veterans attending the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic here discover new capabilities they never had or thought they’d lost, they’re also learning a thing or two about the giving spirit of volunteers supporting them all the way. Story
VA Secretary Thanks Vets, Clinic Begins
SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., April 2, 2007 – Veterans Affairs Secretary R. James Nicholson opened the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic here last night, offering special thanks to wounded warriors of Iraq and Afghanistan and encouraging them to seize the opportunities that await them here. Story |  2007 National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic
Disabled Veterans Expect Miracles
SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo., April 1, 2007 – Some 450 disabled veterans converging here today are kicking off the 21st National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, six days jam-packed with activities designed to push them to new heights and enhance their rehabilitation. Story
Quote:  "The Clinic gives me the opportunity to know my abilities, test my limits, and become aware of new, everyday things I can do in life."  --  Kade Hinkhouse, Veteran