Slovenia as a destination for disabled skiers could be a ski and winter holiday for you! Ski 2 Freedom has not visited the resorts so our information is courtesy of the resort and from what we gathered when meeting representatives at the World Travel Market in London November 2013. We think it could be a great place for first-time and existing skiers with a disability – A taster of how this ski resort can help provide you with a memorable holiday and ski experience; building self-confidence, learning new skills and offering a place for rehabilitation, rejuvenation and relaxation.
A quick guide to disabled ski instruction, equipment, accessibility (particularly for wheelchair users), non-ski activities and highlighting suitability for specific disabilities or life-changing conditions. Included are quick links to useful information on the ski resort to help you with your choice.
As each person often has specific needs or requirements and no two people are the same, if you wish to discuss any aspect of your trip, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Slovenia and Disabled/Adaptive Skiing – Inspiration!!
Gal Jakic – an inspiration to everyone out there!!!
At La Molina, in the Spanish Pyrenees, they have had the very first European skiing competition specifically for disabled youngsters under 18.
Among the 17 competitors from five countries, the youngest is Tadej. He is 10 years old, and blind. Without his guide Dragana Sterdjevic he could not ski.
She is 26 and a former Slovenian swimming champion who has decided to train disabled youngsters.
“I feel that they need it,” she told euronews. “They need opportunities just to enjoy. In the water, in the snow. there’s no need to compete. For me it’s the most important : to stay where you feel safety, where you feel like you are.”
All resorts are now offering fantastic activities for the non-skier or for the family just wishing to take some special time together. Gastronomic delights and exceptional local and international cuisine are now also very much a part of what a resort can offer visitors. Walks, nature exploration, spa and well-ness give someone a much needed chance to rest, recuperate and restore energy and zen!
Winter walking trails accessible with pushchairs as suggested by the Tourist Office
Ski 2 Freedom has not visited or made any assessments of the ski resorts in Slovenia but have met with representatives of the Tourist Office so we are not responsible for any content of the external links from this page. Once we have had feedback from clients or made our own assessment then we will let you know! In the meantime you may want to look at the following:
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