Samoëns Handi-Glisse (disabled skiing association)

, Les Vallons
74340 Samoëns

The aim of the association is to purchase equipment for disabled sports and provide it free of charge to the disabled.

Whether you're paraplegic, quadriplegic, hemiplegic or one-legged, Samoëns Handiglisse has the right equipment for your disability.

Loan of equipment for half a day, a full day or a week. You can also receive tuition from qualified instructors (uniskis, dualskis or go-kart skiing).

Also tandem skiing (wheelchair steered from behind) with an instructor. Professional tandem ski drivers: Michel Veisy, Xavier Davergne, Michel Chamot, James Monet, Carole Guillermin, Nicolas Dubois and Grégory Barnich.

Professional instructors for uniski, dualski and go-kart skiing: ichel Veisy, Xavier Davergne, Michel Chamot, Grégory Barnich, Nicolas Dubois and Cedric Vellar.

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, come and enjoy the joys of board sports despite your disability! The association also has a chalet in Samoëns 1600 where you can store your usual equipment during your skiing session.

Summer activities: loan of a CIMGO or joëlette all-terrain chair, a beach chair and paragliding chair. You will be accompanied by qualified instructors: Xavier Davergne and Michel Veisy.

Customised full-day or half-day programmes, the chance to see other mountain ranges, individual itineraries, multi-activity weekends.

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Individual or group outings.

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Handiski lessons

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Outings for the disabled

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Dualski lessons

Dualskis are intended for people with lower limb disability. They let you ski on your own and achieve the same results as the best able-bodied skiers.

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Tandemski Lessons

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Uniski lessons

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Kartski lessons

The Kartski has been designed for people who want to ski on their own using their upper limbs but who do not have the necessary stability or strength to use a Uniski or Dualski.

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