Join us in the Ivywild Gym for this special screening event! The Gym will have a full bar, snack menu, and popcorn available. Presented by Ivywild School and Independent Film Society of Colorado. Free admission and all donations will go towards Sk8Strong, a local non-profit.
We will also have special guests in the audience, including the director Ben Duffy, producer Matthew Hawkins, and one of the stars of the film: Alana Nichols!
Tin Soldiers Film (2015, 62min)
Tin Soldiers is a fascinating perspective film into the world of amputees, people who have spina bifida, paralysis, and cerebral palsy, all doing adaptive sports. This film features double amputee Zach Ruhl, who is a professional crossit coach and soon to be paralympic powerlifter, WCMX rider Quinn Waitley, 3 year old adaptive athlete Abel Rose, and 4 time paralympian medalist Alana Nichols. Alana is the first person to win gold in the summer and winter Olympic games for the USA.
Sk8Strong local non-profit:
Sk8-Strong is a Colorado-based organization that was founded to help promote a healthy environment at skate parks and provide opportunities to amateur athletes to improve their skills and make healthy choices.