Ski Instructor Marketplace Adds Range of Disabled Disciplines to Search Options


As the 2022 Paralympic Games continue in China this week, Maison Sport, an online marketplace that connects skiers and snowboarders with instructors, has announced that it is now offering lessons available to book on its digital platform in all disability disciplines, including sit-skiing, visually impaired, adaptive. snowboarding and three-track skiing.

One of the first to offer her services via the platform is disabled ski instructor Lizzy Benwell, an English and Dutch speaker with seven years of experience in the mountains and more than 16 in outdoor sports.

“I believe that everyone should be able to experience skiing all over the mountain. I specialize in adaptive skiing so whatever a person’s disability they can always take advantage of this opportunity to explore the mountains,” said Lizzy, who added, “I have access to specialized equipment, such as sit-skis and stabilizers to achieve this dream. possible and I look forward to helping disabled skiers enjoy the magic of the mountains in 2022.”

Maison Sport co-founder Nick Robinson said: “Everyone at Maison Sport is committed to ensuring that all skiers can access opportunities to enjoy the thrill of the mountain, and that includes all skiers. disabled. We want to make ski lessons as inclusive and accessible as possible and therefore adding disability disciplines to our offer is a very important moment for us. We hope to have over 100 instructors offering a variety of these services by the end of 2022.”


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