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Skiing with Cerebral Palsy: One of our early beneficiaries! An early beneficiary of Ski 2 Freedom Foundation was the Shimmin family from the UK. Their son, Laurence, was then aged 9 and his day-to-day life is affected by Cerebral Palsy. Catherine Cosby, of Ski 2 Freedom, first met the family in Val d’Isere when the charity was in its infancy. Since that time, when Laurence was in the sit-ski w…
Highlights of the work Ski 2 Freedom Foundation does to promote the empowering benefits of winter activities. Morzine - Portes du Soleil - France Jacob Howes, who has Down's Syndrome, once again gains enormous benefit from having an inclusive and accessible family ski holiday in Morzine. Now 21, Jacob is an old hand at this and with the help and guiding of Laurent (Tigru) from ESF…
Some ten years ago my husband suggested that I (together with our two young daughters) should go on a ski holiday. Nothing unusual in that, you might think. However, as I have had vaccine damage since a baby and, when not in a wheelchair, walk (very badly) with a stick, he really was setting me a challenge. Over the next decade, all in the same small, family friendly resort, Val Cenis, I…
In April 2017 Jonathan came to Chamonix. It was his first time in the mountains 10 years after contracting Meningitis. A disease which left him needing full time care and a ventilation system to help him breathe.
B 2 B Trip to the South Tirol - Süd Tirol in Northern Italy First day started in Magreid with a wine tour at the Vineria Paradeis
We joined Loisirs Assis Evasion for a fun day of biking and rafting in the mountains
Experience a fast and fun off road adventure in the mountains!
Discover La Plagne on an electric bike. E-bikes offer the opportunity to ride in the mountains again without exerting too much physical effort ideally suiting those recovering from a stroke and those with MS, Parkinson's or similar degenerative conditions.
Dominic Jonas from Active Therapy runs summer camps in Poland with lots of fun activities on offer.