Offering Racing Suits to Swiss Representatives for Special Olympics

Offering Racing Suits to Swiss Representatives for Special Olympics1
Offering Racing Suits to Swiss Representatives for Special Olympics2
Offering Racing Suits to Swiss Representatives for Special Olympics3

Special Olympics Switzerland

DESCENTE LTD. donated 18 ski racing suits to the Swiss national team for the 2017 Special Olympics. Under the corporate philosophy of “Bringing the enjoyment of sports to all,” DESCENTE LTD. offers “the enjoyment of moving your body” on which sports is based, and “the enjoyment of competing.” DESCENTE LTD. will strive to contribute to all members of the supply team living their lives to the fullest.

DESCENTE LTD. has built a relationship of trust with the Switzerland Ski Association over roughly the last 40 years. Through support for various ski organizations and Olympic athletes, DESCENTE LTD. has supported the endeavors of athletes as they pushed their limits and the passionate feelings of all people who love sports. For the racing suits supplied under this project, the company concentrated all the manufacturing know-how it has gained from its experience and manufactured the suits according to each athlete’s physique.

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Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and providing year-round training and competitions. Special Olympics Switzerland is dedicated to enriching their lives through sport. Our vision is appreciation, acceptance and equality for persons with intellectual disability. We will be recognised as an integral and valued part of the sport delivery system by working in partnership with sport organizations. This helps us to provide our athletes opportunities for integration through sport. The world’s largest sports and humanitarian event in 2017 will be the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria from 14th – 25th March. A total of 50 athletes and 20 coaches and staff members from across the country will represent Switzerland and will join nearly 3000 Special Olympics athletes from 107 different countries. Team Switzerland will compete in the alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and floorball events. As a sign of esteem and equality, Special Olympics Switzerland provides high quality equipment for our athletes and working together with official suppliers of the sports associations. To offer our athletes the same sports equipment as our Swiss olympics athletes, Special Olympics Switzerland is very happy and grateful to have formed a cooperation with the official Swiss-Ski supplier DESCENTE LTD. We highly appreciate the support of DESCENTE LTD. for equipping our Team with high quality Ski suits and Alpine racing suits. This is a great sign to show our society that our athletes deserve to represent Switzerland with high quality equipment and are part of the Swiss sport system. Special Olympics Switzerland would like to thank Descente Ltd. for their support and helping to raise the acceptance and equality of persons with intellectual disabilities.

Time Period
October 2016 to March 2017
Region
Switzerland
Sport/Programme Category
Ski
Implementer
DESCENTE LTD.
Recipient Organisation
Special Olympics Switzerland
Number of Individual Beneficiaries
18 pepple
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