In the News

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Inspiring America: Ex-NFL Player Finds Redemption Training Amputees

Click HERE for article. (March 8, 2017)

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Former Mr. Irrelevant, David Vobora, found a bigger calling after NFL. This article was
written by Brandon Wade originally for the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

Click HERE for article. (April 26, 2016)

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WFAA and ATF teamed up to film, “A New Kind Of Courage”, a two part documentary
about some of our athletes over their 9 week journey through our REDEFINE Program.

VIDEO PART 1(April 23, 2016)

VIDEO PART 2(April 23, 2016)

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High Fives Foundation received a donation from Chive Charities to sponsor 10 more of ATF’s adaptive athletes to come back and ski Tahoe next year!

Click HERE for article. (April 22, 2016)

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Big thanks to LALO Tactical and all their support of ATF. Here’s an article they wrote
about ATF and David.

Click HERE for article. (April 11, 2016)

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ATF teamed up with Klutch Creative and created a commercial for the Doritos Crash
The Super Bowl contest. Although we didn’t win our commercial received over 50 million views across all social media outlets.

Click HERE for article. (February 17, 2016)

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Former Army Green Beret and Texas Longhorn Nate Boyer and ATF’s own Blake Watson team up to bring clean water to Tanzania and climb Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Click HERE for article. (February 8, 2016)

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Dallas gym specializes in helping wounded warriors. Blake Watson and Kenny Kalish are athletes. They’re also good friends, who are successful former members of the U.S. military. And that’s how they’d prefer to be known — not just as two guys without a few limbs.

Click HERE for article. (May 22, 2015)

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Adaptive Training Foundation empowers physically impaired individuals to redefine their purpose. Written by Frisco Insider, Cindy Sampson.

Click HERE for article. (May 7, 2015)

Reality show puts things in perspective. Founder and President, Dave Vobora, allows himself to be stranded in the ocean for 6 days. David Vobora, a former NFL linebacker from Eugene, suffered hunger pangs while shivering in his wet clothes.But as he sat in a raft in the middle of the ocean, he tried to remember that his ordeal was trivial compared with those he sees every day.

Click HERE for article. (April 4, 2015)

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5 toughest workouts in Dallas – check out what’s happening at the Adaptive Training Foundation gym!

Retired NFL linebacker David Vobora is strong in a Hercules way. Intimidated does not begin to describe how I felt walking into his gym. The bulk of his clientele includes wounded veterans and adaptive and professional athletes. Vobora had warned me before my gym drop-in that the workout would leave me uncomfortably miserable, so I recruited a friend to come with me because misery loves company, right?

Click HERE for article. (March 24, 2015)


Retired NFL Linebacker and Founder/CEO of Adaptive Training Foundation, David Vobora, talks football and about giving back.

Former Rams and Seahawks linebacker David Vobora previews Super Bowl XLIX and discusses how his football career turned into a project for helping our veterans.

Click HERE for video. (January 31, 2015)

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Retired NFL Linebacker and Founder/CEO of Adaptive Training Foundation, David Vobora, tells how he is using his experience in the NFL to help others through ATF. It’s just after sunrise, and David Vobora and Vanessa Cantú are salsa dancing. Their steps are slow and halting, like those of a middle-school boy and girl dancing together for the first time.

Click HERE for article. (January 31, 2015)


Former Seahawks & Rams linebacker, David Vobora, talks wounded warriors and NFL.

Click HERE for video. (January 27, 2015)


Wounded vet, Jacob Schick, with role in American Sniper movie trains with ATF to help him return to the mountain to ski again with the help of High Fives Foundation.

Click HERE for video. (January 2015)


Adaptive Athletes Video – How do you define your limits?

Click HERE for video.(December 2014)


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NFL’s “Mr. Irrelevant” David Vobora is now helping military’s wounded warriors.

Click HERE for video. (November 2014)


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“Mr. Irrelevant” David Vobora is using his NFL experience to change lives of wounded North Texans.

Click HERE for video.(October 3, 2014)


Travis Mills, retired US Army staff sergeant, quadruple amputee and ATF Adaptive Athlete, is Redefining what it means to be a wounded warrior.

Click HERE for video. (May 23, 2014)