Sarah Will

With visions of becoming a professional skier dancing in my head, I spent some of the best days of my youth at ski camps. What could be finer than a chance to ski a world-class mountain for a week while meeting and learning from superstars? Not only did it improve my skiing, but it gave me confidence in other areas of life.

The Vail Monoski Camp, now in its eighth year, offers the same opportunities to skiers with disabilities. The camp was started, and continues to be taught, by Sarah Will and Chris Waddell. The two dominated the last three winter Paralympics by collecting 18 medals–13 of them