Instructor Highlight: Cindy Conlin Is Full Of Joy

By Laurel Dudley Talk to people who know Cindy Conlin, the five-foot-two woman with the radiating smile, and they’ll tell you that she exudes so much enthusiasm it’s contagious. The 51-year-old, who has been teaching adaptive ski lessons with Ogden Valley Adaptive...

Instructor Highlight: What Makes Dustin Anderson So Likable?

By Laurel Dudley It isn’t immediately obvious what makes Dustin Anderson so likable. The 48-year-old Brigham City resident who everyone calls Dusty is brief with words. But ask anyone who’s taken his ski lessons—he’s taught for over 20 years—and you’ll hear the same...

How Odgen Valley Adaptive Sports Helps One Family Ski Together

By Laurel Dudley Oliver Taylor was four when his family discovered adaptive skiing. He had a hard time walking due to a neurodevelopmental disorder, and at the time, in 2015, would often lose his balance and fall to the ground. Even getting from the parking lot to the...

Why I Love Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports

By John Henderson Eden, UTAH—A few days ago, I was feeling nervous about my upcoming ski lessons and then my wife reminded me why: It had been six years since I’ve skied, with everything that goes into it. For me, an adaptive skier, that means six years since I’ve...