BBC – Sportshour: Syrian Sanctuary in the Snow

For one small group of Syrian refugees, this week’s Nordic Skiing World Championships in Sweden had special resonance. Since escaping the fighting in the Middle East a small group of female Syrian refugees have been part of a project, that includes refugees from other parts of the world, helping them integrate into Swedish life. The best way to do that is through skiing. Their immediate goal was a place in the relay competition at the 2015 championships. As Nathalie Rothschild reports