HazelCast: Discussing Access for Athletics and Alternative Sports
The Hazel Foundation for Athletics aims to help children and adults build strength and confidence through sports in a stimulating environment.
#005 - Tanner Cislaw - USA Paraclimbing team & National Seated Champion
On this episode of The Hazelcast, we sit down with paraclimber, imagineer, and cat dad Tanner Cislaw and his partner Izzy Dean to discuss what it takes to go from a life changing injury to a world class athlete. Tanner highlights the future of outdoor accessibility and our favorite topic, cheese. Tune in to hear tales from his time at the red square and what future projects are on his tick list.
#004 - Kendall Wood
In this episode of the Hazelcast, we sat down with Kendall Wood @kendallanneyoga to discuss her work using yoga and mindfulness to teach firefighters that breath control, body awareness and self-reflection will not only improve their mental health but their well-being too. The opening statement comes from Rob Fox, a Local San Diego Firefighter IG: @salt_and_iron_training_
Support Kendall's efforts by making a donation: www.gofundme.com/f/yogaforfirefighters
#003 - Deon West & Luiz Perez of Outdoor Outreach
Welcome to another episode of the Hazelcast! Today, we got a chance to sit down with Deon west and Luiz Perez of Outdoor Outreach. These guys run a Leadership course that gives their participants a chance to learn and develop the skills needed to run outdoor youth activities, access programming and more. Outdoor Outreach is a truly amazing organization and we had a great time talking about their passions for youth programming. So without further a due, please enjoy our conversation with Deon and Luis.
#002 - Maureen Beck
Maureen Beck is a competitive climber and has won national titles in Paraclimbing competitions throughout the globe. We sat down with Maureen to discuss adaptive athletics programming for the new adaptive climber, social stigmas encompassing the adaptive athletics world and her background as a competitive athlete.
#001 - HazelCast Episode
The HazelCast hosts Eric Franks and Jillian Yatsko introduce The Hazel Foundation for Athletics. Episode one covers the history of athletic inclusion, the background of adaptive climbing, and why these ideas will improve your community. Listen further to hear about upcoming projects and what you can expect to hear in following episodes!
Chicken soup for the climbers soul
Loved listening to these stories. Makes me believe there are good people out there doing incredible things with their time and passion. Really hoping to hear more stories in the future.