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Hoofers Embarks on a Nautical, All-Inclusive Journey
Jul20

Hoofers Embarks on a Nautical, All-Inclusive Journey

The sun rises on Lake Mendota as Michael Beil, a quadriplegic, takes on a new adventure. The Hoofers Sailing program has given Michael the opportunity to sail alongside an instructor as part of their adaptive membership. Michael is the first quadriplegic to sail with Hoofers and as a pilot, he has helped Hoofers learn and grow out the programming for future athletes. Dave Elsmo, the Hoofers Sailing program manager, said the Bessmen...

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What’s New with Outdoor UW?
May20

What’s New with Outdoor UW?

Whether you are a nature nut or a nature novice, Outdoor UW is the place to start your adventure. We had a chance to sit down with Outdoor Recreation Manager Joe Webb to hear about how Outdoor UW provides students, Union members and the overall Madison community with classes, equipment and opportunities to get outside. Terrace Views (TV): What makes Outdoor UW unique from other programs on campus? Joe Webb (JW): We provide equipment,...

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Hooferpalooza Unites Generations of Outing Club Members
May11

Hooferpalooza Unites Generations of Outing Club Members

What do you get when you take over 50 Hoofer Outing Club members and alumni and put them all together? Hooferpalooza! After two previous gatherings in 2001 and 2011, the Hoofers Outing Club once again came together for whitewater paddling, lake canoeing, hiking and festivities celebrating the club and it’s members–both past and present. The event was designed to create opportunities to meet people and take part in paddling...

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Hoofers Celebrate 50th Trip to Jackson Hole
Mar11

Hoofers Celebrate 50th Trip to Jackson Hole

While some of us will spend our spring break enjoying hot sand and sun, the Hoofers Ski and Snowboard Club is planning for something a bit chillier. Hoofers Ski and Snowboard (SnS) will travel to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village, Wyoming for the 50th time this March, a significant anniversary for a club founded on fun and tradition, which is why a special package for alumni is being offered this year to invite past...

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What You Missed at Hoofers Winter Carnival
Feb09

What You Missed at Hoofers Winter Carnival

Who said we can’t play outside in February? Outdoor enthusiasts rejoiced this month during the annual Hoofers Winter Carnival, sponsored by Wisconsin Union Directorate and Rec Sports. Bigger and better every year, the week-long event featured fun indoors and out, and we want to share it with you. Below are some of our favorite photos recapping the Carnival, but you can see more photos at Hoofer’s Facebook page. Our...

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