Sick children were able to fly over Lake Annecy thanks to the mobilization of four high-level athletes.
A dream day for young sick children. Eleven families were able to meet 4 high level athletes last Saturday on the shores of Lake Annecy. Organized by the association Nos P’tites Étoiles, the day was supported by professional paragliders, brought together by the champion Eliot Nsez. Around him, highliners Antony Newton and Pablo Signoret, paraglider Bastien Langlois and ski mountaineering specialist converted to paragliding and kite surfing, Keva Druelle, welcomed children and their loved ones to make them smile and create new wonderful memories.
At 16, the young Flavy, suffering from myopathy, was able to obtain her paragliding certificate and participate in a solo flight. Eliott, 13, for his part had the privilege of flying in a microlight alongside wild geese. A true timeless moment for the teenager with Ewing’s sarcoma, a bone cancer. “Anyone can fly! This magnificent day is proof of that. I am happy that this event is showing its wings and can take off for years to come, ”said Arnold Bruguière, president of the association Nos P’tites Étoiles, in a press release.
Based in Annecy, Haute-Savoie, the association Nos P’tites Étoiles, was created in 2015 by Nathalie and Arnold Bruguière, following the death of their son Yanis at the age of 10 from Ewing’s sarcoma. (bone cancer). It works in favor of sick and / or disabled children and their families by organizing “air bubble” events and days.
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