Jimmy Pierce skis the Tensor

Jimmy Pierce skis the Tensor

October 28, 2023 Off By Hawkeye Johnson

Written By Jimmy Pierce

Dear Gohawkeye Foundation,

The sit-ski demonstrates its stability as I carve down the mountain at the Turns and Berms event in Bend, Oregon. Photo by Pat Addabbo.

I would like to express my gratitude for providing me with the opportunity to experience the sit ski that Gohawkeye has provided for me. I am pleased to share my impressions along with pictures for publication on your website and upcoming newsletter.

The ski your organization purchased for me surpassed my expectations in terms of performance and versatility. Its cutting-edge design and superior craftsmanship ensured a smooth and exhilarating experience on the slopes. From the moment I strapped on the ski, I felt an immediate connection and control that enhanced my overall skiing ability.

My new sit ski glides effortlessly through a fresh layer of powder at the The Turns and Berms Event hosted By Oregon Adaptive Sports(OAS). Photo by Pat Addabbo.

In terms of stability and maneuverability, the ski excelled in various terrains. Whether tackling steep slopes, carving through powder, or navigating icy patches, it consistently delivered exceptional performance. The ski’s advanced technology and responsive nature allowed for quick and precise turns, enabling me to effortlessly adapt to changing conditions.

Jimmy (far right) and the group at the Turns and Burms event at Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort in Bend, Oregon. Photo courtesy of Oregon Adaptive Sports.
“The sit-ski you provided me with has made me feel like a free man on the mountain once again. I am forever grateful.”
My wife, Carrie and I after a day of skiing on our local slopes at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort. Photo provided by Carrie Abbamonto.

Additionally, the ski’s construction and materials contributed to a comfortable and enjoyable ride. The ergonomic design, coupled with well-placed flex points, provided an optimal balance of support and flexibility. This enhanced my overall comfort, reducing fatigue and allowing me to ski for extended periods without discomfort.

Thank you GoHawkeye for helping me feel free again!