Our motto “Freedom in Motion” also applies to our social commitment. We support the two extraordinary elite athletes Anna Schaffelhuber and Gerd Schönfelder. Despite paraplegia and amputation, they have won numerous medals and awards for their impressive sporting achievements in alpine skiing. Thanks to their courage and tireless dedication, they have become a role model for many people living with physical disabilities.
Disabled sports are slowly developing into a professional sport. While able-bodied elite athletes can count on a wide variety of sources of support, disabled athletes struggle on a daily basis to juggle their demanding training schedule with their career, studies or further education”, explains Uwe Schettler, Managing Director of Juzo. “Through our involvement with these athletes, we aim to make their life easier and assist them to reach their full performance potential."