Snowbird, UT – The 24th Annual Steve Young Ski Classic brings an impressive group of NFL
players and Olympians to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort this Saturday to
ski, snowboard and raise money for the Wasatch Adaptive Sports Program.nFormer San Francisco 49er and NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young headlines a
group of NFL players, Olympians and Paralympians who will be skiing and
racing against Wasatch Adaptive Sports participants. The race, which begins
at 10 a.m., will be a dual giant slalom on Snowbird’s Gad Valley Race Hill.
There is no fee to watch this event, accessed from Snowbird’s Entry 1 or 2.
Presented by the Forever Young Foundation and Snowbird Ski and Summer
Resort, the Steve Young Ski Classic includes an evening fundraiser at the
Cliff Lodge beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a silent auction and reception.
Dinner, awards and the participant program begin at 7 p.m. and will be
followed by a live auction. The live and silent auctions will include
international vacations, ski packages, sports memorabilia and more.
NFL players Lee Johnson, Chad Lewis, Shawn Knight, Rob Morris, Junior Bryant
and Jim Herrmann are on tap to join Young for the event, as well as Utah
Football coach Kyle Whittingham and other professional athletes. The cast of
Olympians and Paralympians include Tanja Kari, Lincoln DeWitt, Tristan Gale,
Muffy Davis and more.
For information about tables or sponsorships, call Wasatch Adaptive Sports
at (801) 933-2188.
Forever Young and Wasatch Adaptive Sports are non-profit philanthropic
foundations providing outdoor recreational and educational activities for
children and adults with special needs. Wasatch Adaptive Sports was
established by Peter Mandler in 1977 and reaches 1,800 participants through
its year-round programs.