Enock Glidden in his wheelchair about to climb on Yosemite Trip in 2016

Our Impact

“You never know what you might

experience until you try.”

- Enock Glidden

Our Impact 2019-07-30T20:57:50+00:00

Did You Know?

61.9 million people are living with a physical disability in the United States.

That is 1 in 4 Americans.

1 in 4 US Adults

Each year we impact over 450 people of all (dis)abilities including:

20%

Spinal Cord Injury 20%
Spinal Cord Injuries

19%

Traumatic Brain Injury 19%
Traumatic Brain Injuries

16%

Amputation and Limb Difference 16%
Amputations / Limb Difference

13%

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

13%

Neurological Conditions
Neurological Conditions

12%

Visual Impairment and Blindness
Visual Impairment

In Spring 2019, we worked collaboratively with the Paradox Sports Board of Directors, staff, and community members to draft our Strategic Plan (2020-2022). This plan will guide our goals, strategies and objectives for the next three years, in the interest of increasing program impact and individuals served.

2020 – 2022 Strategic Plan
Paradox Summary Sheet

Since 2007 Paradox Sports has helped grow climbing opportunities nationally for people with disabilities through the Adaptive Climbing Initiative and annual world-class rock and ice climbing trips. See the latest Annual Report below to learn more about our impact.

Annual Reports

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