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The Prize

Enjoy two nights in a Hideaway Pool Villa at Six Senses Yao Noi Thailand. You will also recieve the amazing daily buffet breakfast.

Six Senses Yao Noi resort sets the highest benchmark for island resort living in Asia. The iconic limestone pinnacles rising from the waters of Phang Nga Bay create a surreal backdrop and a sense of privacy and adventure. Pool Villa accommodations provide generous personal space, a variety of views and present an uncompromised lifestyle.

Please note: Valid from July 4th 2018 to July 31st 2019. This voucher may be combined with another reservation. The following blackout dates apply:

  • December and January Peak Season (Christmas Eve to New Year's Day)
  • February and October half-term holidays
  • Easter

 

 

The Cause

The driving forces behind Wings for Life are the two-time motocross world champion Heinz Kinigadner and the founder of Red Bull, Dietrich Mateschitz. In 2003, Kinigadner's son Hannes had a tragic accident which left him tetraplegic.

Moved by the dreadful injury, Kinigadner and Mateschitz invited leading scientists from across the world to come to Salzburg. It soon became clear that, contrary to common opinion, there is legitimate reason to hope that traumatic spinal cord injury can be cured. Ground-breaking discoveries made by Prof. Dr. Sam David in 1981 and by Prof. Dr. Martin Schwab in the early 1990s showed that injured nerve cells in the spinal cord are capable of regeneration after specific types of treatment.

Kinigadner and Mateschitz soon realised that research into spinal cord injury was underfunded. Paralysis is not considered a widespread condition and therefore investing millions in research to help a relatively small number of people was generally considered an unprofitable endeavour.

This realisation prompted Kinigadner and Mateschitz to set up the Wings for Life research foundation – with the goal of finding ways to cure all people affected.

 

Additional Details

  • Total number of people: 2.
  • Experience may not be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Cannot be transferred.
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreeable date.
  • Blackout dates may apply.
  • We expect all winning bidders and guests to conduct themselves appropriately and be polite and respectful at all times.
  • To occur within one year from the close of the auction.
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