Live Like Sam supports youth from diverse backgrounds to develop a healthy sense of self-identity, character, purpose and connection to community by fostering positive well-being through educational programming and mental fitness initiatives. Live Like Sam aims to help individuals and their families thrive by empowering and championing youth development. We believe that social and emotional conditioning gives young adults the tools to positively impact their lives, the lives of others and to succeed in life.
Live Like Sam's Guiding Principles
Build partnerships with local organizations under which youth can volunteer and give back to their communities.
Fund character and need-based scholarships to help young athletes chase their dreams and reach their potential in sport and in life.
Embrace the importance of social responsibility, gratitude, acts of kindness, respect and positivity in personal development.
Provide educational tools to help youth obtain the social, emotional and mental fitness neccessary to succeed in life.
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Professional athletes, young community members and Sam's peers explain what it means to Live Like Sam.
People Who Live Like Sam Are
But what really separated Sam from many wasn't his athletic accomplishments, it was his character, the way he treated others and showed up for himself.Chris "Hatch" Haslock, Director, Freeski Division Park City Ski & Snowboard
Sam Was More Than Just An Athlete
While Sam was a talented, fearless and committed athlete, he was also generous and kind. It was through his character, not his talent, that Sam left behind a legacy of positivity in his community.
There are only two things in life we can control, our attitude and our activity.
Live Like Sam helps our youth gain a healthy sense of self and gives them the tools necessary to positively impact their community and excel in life.
Since 2017, we have raised over $200,000 to support over 200 youth and provided more than 30 scholarship programs.
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The gold handprint is Sam's. It represents Sam holding up his community, his lasting legacy and his continued inspiration to many.