Team ORIGINAL: James Sides


Inspiring people do amazing things. Incredibly inspiring people do amazing things when there’s no reason they should be able to accomplish such things. James Sides is incredibly inspiring.

Jimmy is a spent twelve years in the Marine Corps serving multiple tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. In July of 2012, Jimmy was injured by an improvised explosive device, which resulted in the lost of his right arm from the elbow down and vision in his left eye. Screen Shot 2015-02-21 at 4.46.22 PM

Jimmy is now an athlete on the US Para Snowboard Team. He’s currently ranked 9th in the world. Training and nutrition give him a chance to do the improbable a little better each day. Jimmy utilizes a hybrid of traditional strength and conditioning and CrossFit to perform better on the mountain.

As a young athlete, we couldn’t be more excited for Jimmy’s future and can’t wait to see it all unfold. Please welcome, Jimmy Sides, to Team ORIGINAL.


Logan Gelbrich