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Snowboarding for Blind and Visually Impaired Enthusiasts in France

SNOW - BLIND - SNOW

Do you really need sight to ski or snowboard? Could relying on your other senses actually make you better? Daniel Elkan heads to St François Longchamps to try blindfold snowboarding

Article written by journalist Daniel Elkan about snowboarding for blind and visually impaired winter sport enthusiasts... Background story was that Daniel is a snowboarder and Catherine Cosby, Founder of Ski 2 Freedom Foundation, was happy to help out with providing a suitable French Ski School (ESF) and ski resort so that he could get a better understanding of what it would be like to learn to snowboard if one has a sensory impairment.

Following on from his trip, Daniel then did a fabulously inspiring article with our Patron Kelly Gallagher MBE - GB gold paralympic skier.

Read the full article here snow-magazine-snowblind-october-2014

snowmagazine.com

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