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Skiing with heroes

Some are missing a limb, while others suffer from depression. Learning to ski gives wounded war vets a chance to feel alive, reach new goals, and have fun. Ski enthusiast Ella, 22, is there to help them down the slope.

Listen to the report by Michael Hartlep in Klosters, Switzerland:

Skiing with heroes

Ella Hadsley Chaplin

Ella combines her hobby with her passion for helping others (Copyright: Gilly Norton)

Skiing with Heroes veterans

Some of the veterans use special equipment on the piste (Copyright: Gilly Norton)

Silhouette of veteran missing a leg

Some of the veterans suffer from visible injuries, some from phsychological (Copyright: Gilly Norton)

Veteran and volunteers with Skiing with Heroes

The buddies assist the ski coaches (Copyright: Gilly Norton)

More on the Skiing with Heroes website.


Tuesday 09.04.2013 | 12:46



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