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Feb 18 2012

NCAA Wrestling Champ and Adaptive Sports Hero to Try Skiing For the First Time

Truckee, CA – 18feb12, MakeAHero.org and Northstar California Resort in Truckee will introduce Arizona State University wrestling phenom Anthony Robles to snow. He will be taught at Northstar by adaptive sports instructor Bill Bowness.

Born with just one leg, Robles, 23, went on to win the 2010-11 NCAA individual wrestling championship (against all able-bodied competitors) in the 125-pound weight class. Robles is a two-time ESPY award winner, an inductee to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, and the exclusive motivational speaker for the Washington Speakers Bureau.

Bowness, also an adaptive skier…

Full story at First Tracks! Online via NCAA Wrestling Champ and Adaptive Sports Hero to Try Skiing For the First Time.