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

Paradox Sports

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Our Impact 2019-10-01T22:24:11+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:


Spinal Cord Injury 20%
Spinal Cord Injuries


Traumatic Brain Injury 19%
Traumatic Brain Injuries


Amputation and Limb Difference 16%
Amputations / Limb Difference


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Neurological Conditions
Neurological Conditions


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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