NIM TV interviews Mikkel Anthonisen, MD Founder of Sailing Sclerosis Foundation and Iben Skyd, MS Crew Oceans of Hope. An intimate, inside-look and discussion with a doctor and a patient who work and live with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
The Sailing Sclerosis project, Oceans of Hope (OOH), helps to change the perception of multiple sclerosis by showing what is possible when people with a chronic disease are empowered to conquer their individual challenges, by engaging those whose lives are touched by MS and developing networks as a foundation for life changing behaviours.
Read Blog by Steinar Årset:
My name is Steinar Årset, and as so many others that have been onboard [the Oceans of Hope] boat, I have MS. A diagnose I got 7 years ago. My way of dealing and overcoming the fear and sorrow it can be, to receive such a message, has been to walk out in to the wild. And to do so, I ended up running a project called «From adversity to North Cape», a 3.000 km hike over more than 170 days. A project that rose awareness towards MS, but most of all inspired others with MS not to lose hope. […] I walked 3.000 km, Oceans of Hope [has] sailed about 50.000 km [around the globe]!