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Enriching quality of life through year round mountain activities, especially with life-enhancing snow-sport activities, in the interests of health and well-being.

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A Week in the Life of Ski 2 Freedom Foundation 15 - 21 Avril 2019 Adaptive skiing; blind Swiss skier; Courmayeur….. All in a week’s work for me as the Founder and day-to-day operations director of Ski 2 Freedom Foundation Blind Trust Ski Team Event on April 16th in Geneva Sadly I was unable to attend but we will be following their story and hope that Thibault and Manoelle achieve their dream of bei…

Ski and Winter Holiday with Pitt Hopkins Syndrome

Ski 2 Freedom Foundation - Mountains 4 All Highlighting the life-enhancing and therapeutic benefits of a ski and winter holiday when a member of the family has Pitt Hopkins Syndrome. Ski Holiday in Montgenèvre (FR) - Pitt Hopkins Syndrome PART 1: Family Walker take Emily, born with Pitt Hopkins Syndrome for a magical ski holiday to Montgenèvre *“Just a note to say a massive thank you for arr…

Verbier: Accessible and Inclusive Skiing and Winter Holidays

Marta (4 yrs) was born with Niemann Pick C Disease (a rare progressive genetic disorder - there is no known cure and mainly affects children. Treatment is focused on helping people live with their symptoms). “I want to thank you for recommending Verbier to us. It is a beautiful place! We have enjoyed a lot of this magic place with the family and Marta is enjoying it a lot. ESS Verbier ski i…

Autism, Skiing and an Inclusive Family Winter Holiday in Le Grand Bornand – France

**Ski 2 Freedom Foundation helped Miles with his first family ski holiday. Having had a few lessons at the Snow Dome in Hemel Hempstead (UK) with specialist ski association, Snowbility, Miles at least had a little understanding of what to do and was comfortable with ski boots and skis. A mid-week break in February 2019 was the preferred choice by his parents so that they could give him an…

Skiing and a Winter Holiday with Down's Syndrome

If you have a child or family member with Down's Syndrome, then having a totally inclusive and accessible ski or winter holiday is a real possibility and brings such joy and freedom for everyone! *"Often Ski 2 Freedom is asked if skiing or snowboarding is possible for a child, teenager or adult who has Down's Syndrome and by having such wonderful comments and feedback from our beneficiaries, I…

Stroke, Skiing and Freewhite in Sestriere - Piemont Italy

A Stroke does not stop a Ski 2 Freedom Beneficiary Skiing in Siestriere Janusz, from Poland, shared his own feedback on his trip to Sestriere (Piemont – Italy) to Catherine Cosby, Founder of Ski 2 Freedom. (Please note that these are the personal comments from our beneficiary and we are sharing in good faith. We have been working with Gianfranco Martin and Freewhite for many years and do highly r…

Inclusive and Accessible Gstaad for Ski, Snowboard and Winter Wonterland Adventures

Gstaad Saanenland - a Winter Wonderland for Skiing, Snowboarding and much, much more........!! Ski 2 Freedom Foundation adores Gstaad Saanenland as a winter destination for inclusive and accessible tourism! There is so much to do that one could spend a life-time and never do it all! Particularly suitable as a ski and snowboarding resort for blind and visually impaired children, teenagers and…

Skiing in Klosters with Amputee Richard Heggie

Family ski holiday in Klosters (Suisse) is proving to be a memorable time for Richard, single leg amputee, and his family! Having one leg amputated can be a challenge to skiing – but with many alternative ways of whizzing down the ski slopes, Richard found one that suited him - learning to be independent and ski with a mono-ski. Last weekend found Richard skiing in the beautiful Graudünden vi…

Ski, Motor Neurone Disease, Family together with Les 2 Alpes, Ski 2 Freedom

Motor Neurone Disease is a degenerative condition that not only changes the life of the person diagnosed, but also has enormous personal impact on family and friends. For one family, all of whom love skiing and the Alps in winter, continuing with a ski holiday was a positive attitude not a negative one. I was contacted by the brother of a man with MND who had the following enquiry: “We have b…

Skiing with Kleefstra Syndrome in Montgenèvre France

Family ski holiday with Kleefstra Syndrome in Montgenèvre (France) Ski 2 Freedom Foundation - Mountains 4 All was delighted to have helped Ollie have a totally inclusive and accessible ski holiday thanks to the support we have from the Tobell Family - Making Dreams Come True “Montgenevre was amazing (we had the best conditions!) Ollie and Joe are our sons. The CGH Napoleon was great but we did ha…

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