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“Dig deep & you can accomplish anything.” – Chris Kaag

Mission

The mission of the IM ABLE Foundation is simple. We remove obstacles that keep people with challenges on the sidelines, providing them access to programs and equipment tailored to their needs and a community of all abilities to support them. 

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Adaptive Equipment Grants


IM ABLE Grants are awarded to disabled individuals, providing hand-cycles and other adaptive athletic gear, as well as instructional training programs for those in need. Our purpose is to unleash the potential in physically challenged children and adults to be more active, enjoy the benefits of physical fitness, and spend more time in the great outdoors. 

Types of Adaptive Sports We Provide Equipment For:

  • Snow sports – Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledding
  • Water sports – SCUBA diving, Free diving, Swimming, Water Skiing
  • Racing – Road Hand-cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Triathlon
  • On the Water Sports – Surfing, Sailing, Kayaking, Rowing, Rafting
  • Outdoor Sports – Climbing, Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Shooting, Archery
  • Recreational Sports – Golf, Tennis, Equestrian, Curling
  • Competitive Sports – Soccer, Rugby, Basketball, Hockey, Football, Fencing

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Disability Advocacy


Founder Chris Kaag does speaking engagements to show that regardless of his wheelchair he maintains an active and fulfilling life. Handcycling, working out at his gym, Corps Fitness, and ORHC- Offroad Handcycling are all examples of how he is doing what he promotes…getting up and moving.  Whether disabled or able-bodied, we all have challenges but it is the goal of the IM ABLE Foundation to demonstrate that they don’t have to be limiting factors. By getting out in the community and showing people of all abilities the potential to lead an active lifestyle, it is our hope that others will be inspired to make positive changes.

Chris is available for leadership development, team building and speaking engagements. For more information:

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Get to know us

The IM ABLE Foundation is able to positively affect so many lives because of an extraordinary support network. Get to know our staff, Executive Board, Advisory Board, and supporting organizations.

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