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Internet Resources for Adventure Sports
American Association of Snowboard Instructors
The world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching people how to ski and snowboard.
American Canoe Association
A national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation.
American Mountain Guides Association
Dedicated to supporting the American mountain guiding community. The mission is to inspire and support a culture of American mountain craft.
Leave No Trace (LNT)
A national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. The Center accomplishes this mission by delivering cutting-edge education and research to millions of people across the country every year.
National Association for Search and Rescue
Material and certifications to build credentialing programs for organizations and produce highly skilled searchers that work within communities and are available for mutual aid regionally and nationally.
North American Society for Sport Management
The purpose of the North American Society for Sport Management is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study, research, scholarly writing, and professional development in the area of sport management.
Professional Association of Diving Instructors
PADI is the world’s leading scuba diver training organization.
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