Saturday, March 9th, 2024
The Shred-A-Thon is a full day ski-a-thon for all abilities at Cannon Mountain from 9am – 4pm. Raise funds, then ski or ride as many vertical feet as possible utilizing terrain open that day. The feel-good competition supports Adaptive Sports Partners, ensuring that life-changing outdoor recreation is available to people of ALL abilities!
Kerry earned her B.S. in Recreation Management and Policy, with a concentration in recreation therapy from the University of New Hampshire. She has spent 10+ years working in the field with kids, teens and adults. She has previously worked for Easter Seals in NH as a recreation therapist, and most recently was the Program Manager for a small inclusion department based out of the Springfield Jewish Community Center in western Massachusetts.
Kerry has personal experience with mono-skiing, having taken lessons around Vermont and Maine, and is excited to share that experience with others! She enjoys skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and disc golf! She is excited to help build an amazing adaptive program for all, and to call the NEK home!
My name is Sarah Lemay and I started as the Administrative Assistant for Adaptive early in the summer of 2023! I’m the human to a very energetic black lab named Lucy, who occasionally helps me with paperwork at the office. Winter is my favorite season and I enjoy hiking and skiing.
Natasha has a long history of volunteerism in the adaptive sports, beginning as a shadow, and eventually becoming a volunteer as a teenager, into her adult years. After graduating from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor of Biology degree, she served in AmeriCorps at the Epilepsy Foundation of New England for two years and was hosted at Adaptive Sports Partners, growing an even deeper passion for the adaptive community, and gaining experience with many possible ways to create opportunities for inclusion in recreation. Natasha is overjoyed to be joining the team in this new role as Program Manager for the 2023-2024 winter season, and is looking forward to continuing her support of ASP’s mission. In her free time, Natasha loves to get outside; her favorite activities include snowboarding, hiking, kayaking, and rock climbing with friends. You can also find her baking at home.
Nate joined the Adaptive Sports Partners’ team as a volunteer in October of 2013. Through his volunteerism, he found that he was extremely passionate about helping people of all abilities to enjoy the outdoors and participate in recreational activities. He is CARSS Level 2 certified, a certified TetraSki Trainer/Instructor, a TetraCraft instructor, a certified CPR and first aid instructor, level 1 bowling coach, and looks forward to continuing to advance his education in adaptive sports.
Nate graduated from Lakes Region Community College with degrees in Fire Science, Fire Investigation, and Fire Protection System. Nate worked as a Firefighter and Paramedic for 10 years prior to joining ASP full-time. Nate is an avid skier, rock climber, kayaker and enjoys being outdoors. He lives in Sugar Hill with his wife who volunteers, two kids and mother.
Judith Farrell Northrop (she/her) hails from Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, grew up outside of Philadelphia, and graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in English. She studied at Lancaster Theological Seminary, earning a Master of Divinity. Ordained by the United Church of Christ, she served as a pastor and associate pastor for children, youth, and adults in Vermont and Texas. In other eclectic occupations, Judy has taught preschool, SKIwee, elementary art, worked at organic gardens/farms, and studied at Glassell School of Art in Houston. Judy is married to John Northrop, and they have two awesome teens. For fun, Judy skis, runs, hikes, gardens, and chills out with art, yoga, beach time and books. Adding spirit to family life are two rescue doggers, Ellie, a who-knows-what mix with some shepherd, and Honey, a count-me-in poodle-terrier.
Kelly is a highly qualified professional with a background in adaptive sports and over 10 years of experience. She holds a Master’s degree in Recreational Therapy and is certified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Level 1 Adaptive SUP Instructor, and PSIA Level 1 Adaptive Ski Instructor. Kelly resides in Lyndonville with her husband, 4 kiddos, 3 dogs, and 1 cat. In addition to her professional achievements, she is an avid skier, ultrarunner, Ironman finisher, and outdoor enthusiast.