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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:
More on the Skiing with Heroes website.
One-legged cyclist inspires others to ride
Dedan Ireri in Nairobi, Kenya, is all about bicycles. They are his hobby and also his profession. Maybe one day, a bicycle ride will earn him international recognition in sports. But Dedan Ireri is also on a mission: he wants to help others to take up cycling.
Listen to the report by Peter Hille:
DW’s Peter Hille met Dedan while completing a cycling trip of his own – from Cairo all the way to Cape Town. Follow along with Peter’s adventures on his blog.
Finnish gymnast takes time to be a role model
Twenty-one-year-old Lotta from Turku is passionate about gymnastics – and about volunteering. She’s combined the two and spends her time encouraging young gymnasts to be the best they can be.