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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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Skiing with Cerebral Palsy from 2009 to 2018

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…

Accessible Ski & Winter Holidays 2017 - 2018

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…

Broadening Horizons - Sit Sking in Tignes

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…

Jonathan returns to the mountains 10 years after Meningitis left him paralysed

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.

E-Biking in La Plagne

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.

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