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Skiing with Cerebral Palsy in Chamonix

By Ed Noel I recently volunteered to follow along with a sit skiing lesson with Audrey Stolzenberg of ESF Chamonix.  Audrey had been teaching a young French boy called Louie, who has Cerebral Palsy, for a week. This was Louie's third year of skiing. He started learning to ski in a Kart-ski, then this year Audrey wanted to progress his skiing by starting him in a Uni -ski. Learning to ski in a …

Skiing with Cerebral Palsy in Arcs 1950

Mia in Tessier dual ski pilot with her sisters Mia's mother had contacted Ski 2 Freedom to find out about which ski school would be best to give her the disability skiing she needed and we recommended ESF Les Arcs 2000. “The holiday was great - perfect place for the girls including Mia.  Everything very convenient, the apartment was great and pleased that we went for bigger size.  All very kid…

Skiing with Cerebral Palsy in the French Alps

Mia and her family find laughter and excitement on their journey to a truly inclusive adaptive ski holiday in the French Alps thanks to three dedicated disability ski instructors from the ESF. The first contact that Ski 2 Freedom had with Mia and her family was back in October 2010*“*Hi, we are hoping to go on a family holiday next season to Les Arcs 1950. Our 8yr old daughter has cerebral palsy –…

Promoting & Raising Awareness of Asisted Mountain Activities in Switzerland

A chance to have a quick read and find out more about our work in helping to promote the Swiss Alps for disabled and adaptive skiing along with the other amazing opportunities and activities on offer for anyone with a chronic illness, life challenging condition or special need. Gstaad Life January 2008:     Ski 2 Freedom features in Gstaad Life describing how the region is helping disabled ski…

Skiing with Cerebral Palsy in La Plagne Winter 2008-2009

Skiing with Cerebral Palsy in La Plagne 2008-2009 Shimmin Family took their first ski holiday with their children, one of whom has Cerebral Palsy. The following report is prior to the Family Shimmin contacting Ski 2 Freedom for information about a subsequent holiday. Background The vacation Plagne Centre was booked with the objective of taking my 15 year old son, Laurence, who is severely…

PRESS RELEASE Ski 2 Freedom's Beneficiaries and Oxygene Ski School

Oxygène Ecole de Ski (La Plagne) together with Ski 2 Freedom Foundation help make some dream holidays come true and bring a smile to the faces of some very special clients………. How did these dream holidays come about? Because, of a new partnership between several independent ski schools and Ski 2 Freedom Foundation. With the high standards, integrity and vision which form the essence of a group of ind…

PRESS RELEASE Zig Zag Interntional Ski School and Ski 2 Freedom Foundation

ZigZag (Samoëns & Morillon) with Ski 2 Freedom Foundation help make some dream holidays come true and bring a smile to the faces of some very special clients………. How did these dream holidays come about? Because, of a new partnership between several independent ski schools and Ski 2 Freedom Foundation (a non-profit organisation with charitable purpose). With the high standards, integrity and vision…

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…

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