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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:

 Flachau Charity Race: VIP guest of honour and participant.

Flachau Charity Race: VIP guest of honour and participant.

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 (pictured right) took part in the Innsbruck/Tirol to London Charity bike ride, to raise funds and awareness for Disability Snowsport UK.

Heather (pictured right) took part in the Innsbruck/Tirol to London Charity bike ride, to raise funds and awareness for Disability Snowsport UK.

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.

 Heather cooks up some Vegan treats from her range of award winning VBites produts at the Vienna Green Expo. Heather delivered keynote speeches and live cooking demonstrations throughout the day.

Heather cooks up some Vegan treats from her range of award winning VBites produts at the Vienna Green Expo. Heather delivered keynote speeches and live cooking demonstrations throughout the day.

 Attending the Lotterien Gala Nacht Des Sports: Heather delivered a keynote speech and presented Paralympian Matthias Lanzinger with "The Austrian Disabled Sport Gala award for the top disabled skier".

Attending the Lotterien Gala Nacht Des Sports: Heather delivered a keynote speech and presented Paralympian Matthias Lanzinger with "The Austrian Disabled Sport Gala award for the top disabled skier".

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.

 VIP Guest of honour Heather, attends the 2015 Kitzbuhel Charity race.

VIP Guest of honour Heather, attends the 2015 Kitzbuhel Charity race.

 Animal Sanctuary (Gut Aiderbichl, the german translation) charity lunch and awareness day surrounding animal cruelty.

Animal Sanctuary (Gut Aiderbichl, the german translation) charity lunch and awareness day surrounding animal cruelty.