Lebanon: Where skiing is a 'symbol of brotherhood'
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Former Olympic skier Jean Kairouz learnt to ski at the Cedars of God forest

Jean Kairouz, now 86, is a former Olympic skier from Lebanon.

He learnt to ski at the Cedars of God forest on Mount Lebanon. This ski resort is an eye in the hurricane of the surrounding conflicts, where people of different nationalities and faiths put conflicts aside and mingle over a shared passion - snow.

Hear more on Skiing Mount Lebanon from BBC World Service.

  • 29 Mar 2018
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