'I've never felt so alive'
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'I've never felt so alive'

A student with a progressive muscle-wasting condition says being able to ski on his own is the most exciting thing he’s ever done in his life.

Twenty-year-old Alex Smith from Ivybridge in Devon has just returned with his friends from a skiing trip to Andorra, organised by the specialist college he goes to.

It’s a chance for students like Alex to not only push past the physical boundaries that severely limit day-to-day life, but also practise the skills they need to become independent when they leave education.

Filmed and edited by Rachel Price

  • 02 Feb 2020
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