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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 Addison's Disease in Les 2 Alpes France

Family ski holiday - a dream come true!             A dream comes true for Susan John who suffers from Addison's Disease, which has similar characteristics to Multiple Sclerosis, when she took a family ski holiday in Les 2 Alpes and found a new meaning to her life thanks to her courage and the help from her disability ski instructor Loic who works for ESF Les 2 Alpes. Sue was a skier but as her condi…

Skiing with Down’s Syndrome in Morzine

Skiing with Down’s Syndrome in Morzine Jacob Howes has Down’s Syndrome and nothing gets in the way of him having an action packed ski week in Morzine. Knowing how well he was looked after by ESF Morzine and Morzine Kids ensured that the whole family had a fabulous and very therapeutic ski holiday. This is the third year Jacob has been skiing and this year partnered up with Laurent, who is one of the …

Silver Lining Ski Trip La Plagne March 2014

The ski trip was organised by Maggie Sargent to coincide with a trip already planned by David and Paula Chandler. For some of the group it was their first time in the mountains and on snow so this was an exciting venture that they were looking forward to!  For others it was a chance to learn to ski again after having suffered a brain injury and to revisit the slopes that had been so much a part o…

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…

Sit skiing in Val d'Isere

April 2011 saw a new beneficiary of Ski 2 Freedom flexing his sit-ski muscles in the French resort of Val d'Isere. Arnon is 22 and was injured two and half years ago with C6/C7 spinal cord injury and now uses a manual wheelchair but is very active. Before his accident he was a good skier and snowboarder.  He has done one ski week since his accident in La Plagne but has expressed an interest in …

Promoting & Raising Awareness of Assisted Mountain Activities in France

A chance to have a quick read and find out more about our work in helping to promote the French Alps and Mountains for disabled and adaptive skiing along with the amazing opportunities and activities on offer for anyone with a chronic illness, life challenging condition or special need. 2015 Neilson Active Holidays' French resort teams raising funds for Ski 2 Freedom Read news article Download…

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…

Ski 2 Freedom working to help the military

Fight Through Magazine is the exciting new publication from Education for the Military Ltd. Fight Through will promote positive attitudes for wounded service men and women, supporting the message that there is a life beyond their injury. In each issue we will give information and inspiring stories to help maintain a positive attitude. Fight Through Magazine Summer Edition 2015 - page 22

Skiing with Hemiplegia in Sainte Foy Tarentaise

Disabled Skiing in Sainte Foy-Tarentaise Skiing with a disabled son proved to be a magical experience in France at the family friendly ski resort of Sainte Foy-Tarentaise. The family had contacted Ski 2 Freedom to see if there was a sit-ski available for them to use with their son.  Being able to enjoy a totally inclusive ski holiday is an empowering experience for a family and now increasingly …

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