ThumbsUp International is a non-profit organization that expands attitudes about life's possibilities by connecting people across all abilities to conquer athletic challenges together. We visit schools to spread the message of teamwork and inclusivity and we help organize teams to compete in races from 5Ks to Ironman triathlon distances.
Trailer to ThumbsUp's 20-minute video documentary "May I Help You?", winner of 4 Emmy awards.
Diego met Elijah through ThumbsUp. This is what its all about!
Athletes of varying abilities compete together to race, one helping another.
ThumbsUp and I'mPossible Running Club program at local school.
ThumbsUp participation in school triathlon day for 4th graders at Miami Country Day School where over 100 children participate in their own mini triathlon.
ThumbsUp visit to Ransom Everglades Middle School.
Always positive, no matter what life throws at you.
Visit schools to perform educational outreach, spread message of health and inclusivity, and nudge children to consider athletic events and races on their own or in assisting someone to conquer the race together.
Organize race teams
Assist with race entry fees, equipment, and logistics for participating in races from 5K to Ironman distance triathlons.
Invest in audio visual, film, and social media to spread message of asking for help and consider setting and reaching athletic goals together with others.
Training for Life
Weekly earl morning training sessions at Rickenbacker Causeway bridge to walk/run together.
I'm Possible Run Club
Partnership with I'm Possible Run Clubs in local elementary schools to normalize the idea of differently abled people to participate in events and help children set goals and participate in race events.