Mobility Clinic on the Snow 2022
We are pleased to announce that Mobility Clinic on The Snow will take place on Friday 05 August 2022- Monday 08 August 2022. Watch this space for more information!
Hosted at Thredbo Resort, NSW, the Mobility Clinic on the Snow is a 3-day event designed for amputees to learn beginner level snowboarding, skiing or sit skiing.
Learn from our Head Coach and Paralympic Snowboarder, Joany Badenhorst. Joany was the first female from Australia to compete in the Snowboarding sport on the World’s biggest stage. Joany was Flag Bearer and Co-captain of the Australian Paralympic Team in 2018, held World #1 rank in the overall SBX Globe and was World Champion in 2017.
We are excited to be partnering with Disabled Winter Sports Australia (DWA) to offer one-on-one support guides for a learning experience that is customised for you. DWA is an organisation which has assisted thousands of individuals with disabilities to participate in winter sports across Australia.
Due to limited event attendance availability and criteria, applications are open for expressions of interest. Each application will be reviewed for eligibility and we’ll notify you if your application is successful.
What is the Mobility Clinic on the Snow?
The Mobility Clinic on the Snow is a 3-day event designed for amputees to learn basic skills such as skiing, snowboarding and sit skiing.
How much will it cost to attend?
The Mobility Clinic on the Snow is a free event for all participating amputees. Participants will receive:
- 2-day lift passes
- Ski/board rental and adaptive equipment
- DWA adaptive snowsport guide
- DWA staff program coordination and support
- 3-days accommodation including breakfast, lunch and dinner
- National park entry
Please note transport is not included. All participants are required to organise their own transportation to and from the event. See below for more information.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Transport to and from Jindabyne/Thredbo will need to be organised by each participant. Onsite parking is available at the accommodation and at Thredbo.
Can I bring along a partner, parent or carer?
Yes, you can bring along a partner, parent or carer to the Mobility Clinic on the Snow event. Additional costs may be incurred for attending guests.
Where should I book accommodation?
Accommodation is included for all participants attending the Mobility Clinic on the Snow.
Please note this accommodation is shared apartments with shared bathrooms. If you prefer to stay at an alternative accommodation, this will be at your own expense.
Mobility Clinic Experiences
Read the stories and experiences from our Mobility Clinic attendees.
Joany's Mobility Clinic on the Snow Story
"It was everything I had dreamt of and more, being surrounded by a willing team, doing a sport I adore and in the most beautiful setting of all, a snowy escape."
Zoe's Mobility Clinic on the Snow Story
"I’m pleased to report that by the end of the weekend, I could stop, turn and even bunny hop my way down the slopes. All achieved with zero bruises or broken bones!"
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