I've had five different ski trips to Myoko, Japan. I've noticed a change in the way the Japanese lifties respond to a sit ski on their chairlift. In my first season, the lifties hadn't seen many sit skies. We would often be stopped and not allowed to ride the chairlift. One of the Myoko Snowsports … Continue reading Lifties in Myoko
My wheelchair accessible guide to Singapore
I went to Fushimi Inari Taisha with my Mum. I really wanted to see it. This is my guide. Getting there We travelled with JR from Kyoto Station to Inari Station. It has a ramp and elevator access. The experience There was no clear way to get to the gates. We went up and … Continue reading What you should know about wheelchair access at Orange gates in Kyoto
In 2020, I spent a day at Tokyo Disneyland and a day at Tokyo DisneySea. I had visited Tokyo DisneySea twice previously in 2014 & 2019. This is my guide to what's possible while staying in a wheelchair. I use a manual wheelchair and was travelling with my Mum. It was a cold being winter … Continue reading Guide to staying in a wheelchair at Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea
I went to Arashiyama Bamboo Grove with my Mum. This is my guide using a manual wheelchair.
I skied in Myoko, Japan with adaptive instructor Nemo.
How I got a sit ski to Japanese snow resorts in 2020
I have a new wheelchair. I decided in 2019 to get a new wheelchair. My current chair was over seven years old, has signs of wear and tear. It's good to upgrade before it does break as it takes time. I wanted something similar to my current wheelchair including: Light weight fixed frame wheelchair Simple … Continue reading My new wheelchair
I would like to thank Disabled Wintersport Australia (DWA) for gifting me a mountain man sit ski. Equipment that enables me to participate in adaptive winter sports.
5 things adaptive instructors need to know about me to work as a team.