Kirovsk hosts “Dream Ski” competition
During her business trip to Apatity and Kirovsk Governor Marina Kovtun partook in the opening ceremony of alpine ski competition for disabled held in accordance with therapeutical program “Dream Ski”. The ceremony took place at the Tirvas stadium.
“In mid-April winter is in full swing here in Khibiny. We have the earliest slope snow that is here till spring. That’s the reason attracting guest from around the world to come here. But you are the most extraordinary of our guests. You are here not only to get new impressions but to overcome the maladies and the circumstances,” noted Marina Kovtun while greeting the contestants.
“Dream Ski” is a program of therapeutical sport launched in 2014 serving as a rehabilitation method for children and adults with neurological disorders. There are more than 6 thousand people involved in the program from all Russia, in the Murmansk region program is launched in Murmansk, Monchegorsk and Kirovsk.