A Special Place, Austria
Having spent a lot time over the years, mainly for ski training, Austria now holds a special place in Heather's heart. The beautiful scenery, lovely people and commitment to helping some great causes have kept luring Heather back time after time.
Heather has been involved with a number of different events, many of them now being an annual occurrence. Here is a brief overview of some of them: -
Redbull TV: Heather was invited to join 3 other world speed record holders to sit on the couch at the Redbull hanger in Austria and talk about their “ Need for Speed World Records.” Heather, the only female on the show, was joined by:
Ruedi Steck multiple speed record holder with a motorcycle, Armin Senoner world record in speed riding and Markus Stöckl world speed record in mountain biking. The prestigious Sport and Talk Chat show is a live show viewed by international audiences worldwide.
ORF TV Vera exclusive: Vera Russwurm interviews Heather at Mölltaler Gletscher.
Schladming's Annual Alpine Ski Night Race and Celebrity Race: VIP guest of honour and participant.
Franz Klammer's Annual bike race for his charity: VIP participant and fundraiser.
Heather along with the Tirol cycle team took part in the Innsbruck/Tirol to London Charity bike ride, to raise awareness and much needed funds for 'Disability Snowsport UK'. Snowsport make sure that anyone with a disability, may it be learning, sensory or physical, can ski or snowboard alongside other people.
Veggie Planet Trade Fair: Salzburg. Heather presents her VBites food chain to Austria.
Snow Kids charity photo shoot, Steiermark-Landessportreferat.
Manfred Auer Charity Ski weekend: Heather joins a dedicated group of professionals teaching disabled people to ski over a weekend.
Vienna Green Expo: Heather delivered inspirational speeches and vegan cooking demonstrations using her award winning vegan food range, throughout the day.
Animal Sanctuary Gut Aiderbichl: Heather, VIP guest of honour attended this charity lunch and animal raising awareness day.
Sport Night Annual Gala, Vienna: VIP guest of honour / Lotterien Gala Nacht Des Sports: Heather gives a keynote speech and presents Paralympian Matthias Lanzinger with "The Austrian Disabled Sport Gala award for the top disabled skier."
Franz Klammer's Annual Charity race in Semmering: VIP guest of honour and participant.
Kitzbuhel Annual Charity race: VIP guest of honour and participant.