Damian Buchman grew up across Waukesha & Milwaukee County. A graduate of Brookfield East High School, Damian is an unlikely survivor of a rare childhood cancer. He is the founder of The Ability Center, Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association and the RampUp movement. Damian is a recognized champion for Ability as: a 2019 Donald Driver Driven to Achieve Award recipient, a 2017 Milwaukee Business Journal 40 under 40, and a featured 2015 TedXUWMilwaukee presenter.
A pioneer in the adaptive recreation industry, Damian has delivered a vision for the future, transformed a community’s recreation, and has a passion for helping people realize their best self delivering his message of hope through the power of: positivity, possibility, passion and perseverance.