MISSION - THE WINTER OLYMPICS 2022
Arif Khan is India's Alpine Ski Champion. He has represented India in various competitions internationally-Federation International Skiing Races, World Ski Championships, Asian Winter Games, South Asian Winter Games, Asian Ski Championships. Winning races & medals across the world he also won the Slalom at the South Asian Winter Games. Most recently (Feb 2020) he won the Gold for Slalom at the National Winter games.
Arif’s father runs a small Ski rental shop in Kashmir and with the meager earnings he fuelled & funded his son’s aspirations. The journey for Arif has been of extreme hardships which includes growing up in a troubled area, practically no funds from the government and non-existent Ski association in India. Despite all of this and more, he has achieved so much. However, to go beyond this he needs international coaches, diet, equipment, travel cost etc. and given the background of his only source of income which has become grimmer with dwindling tourism to Kashmir.
Arif aspires to take part & win at the Winter Olympics 2022 in China, for which he needs to train very hard under the best coaches an take part in races across the world. proper training . All of this and more at the very least USD 40,000/- annually. We aim to collect up to USD 100,000 to help him with his training, equipment, coach fee, airfare, transport and lift passes.
Let’s dream with Arif & help him realise his potential to win a medal for India at the Winter Olympics @Beijing 2022.