Sunday, March 28, 2010

Steve Young Ski Classic 2010

Yesterday, Trevor and I had the opportunity to attend the Steve Young Ski Classic, with our good friend Nate Bond. What a awesome experience this is!

For those of you who don't know about Nate. He was in a car accident when he was 17. He had just graduated from high school, and went on their Senior trip to Jackson Hole. On the way home, the driver of the car he was in fell asleep, and wrecked. Nate was not wearing his seat belt and was ejected from the car. He had a sever head injury and his family wasn't sure he was going to make it.

Nate was in a coma for 6 months, and pulled though. He has had to learn everything over again, walking, talking, everything. He has short term memory loss, and has a hard time moving one side of his body. He lives in a assisted living center in downtown Salt Lake. He says he lives with all the old people.

He is such a awesome person . So positive, and so out-going. We really enjoy all the time we get to spend with him. Trevor got Nate involved with Wasatch Adaptive Sports last year. He was so excited for this ski season.

Nate & Trevor

Russell, Nate & Trevor - They truly are #1 kind of guys!

Nate and Mark Eaton -Yes, Nate is standing in this picture.
Mark was the first person Nate raced this year.

Nate is able to ski with a special made ski. There are only two of this ski in Utah.

It was a close race, but............

Nate still stuck it to Mr. Eaton. Way to Go Nate!!!!!

Steve Young & Nate

Nate's second race was against Michael Doleac (NBA player)

Here, Nate is being given his "Gold Medal" by Steve Young. Lee Johnson ( former NFL player) & Mark Eaton are behind him. (Mark was too tall for the picture)

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