Celine van Till
January 12, 8:30am - 10:00am CET. Hosted at Flux Laboratory
part of a series on Anxiety
About the speaker
Celine van Till, born in 1991, a Swiss athelete and marketing professional. Celine started horse riding when she was 6 years old. Since that day, Celine has been a rider up through to highest level and represents Switzerland at various international events, such as the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
At the age of 13, Celine started taking part in national competitions, both in dressage and in jumping. She was successful in both disciplines but her career finally moved towards dressage. Never ceasing to train to be in perfect harmony with her horses and to exercise the elegance of every movement, her efforts have been rewarded with a fifth place at the Swiss Junior Championships both in 2007 and in 2008. She joined the Swiss Junior team, marking the beginning of her international career.
However, in 2008, during a training camp in Germany, Celine’s life changed for good. Celine got severely brain injured after a serious horse riding accident of which she got out in a bad state. she was in a coma for one month. When she woke up, she was partially tetraplegic, vision impaired and she lost many physical as well as mental capabilities. Being very determined and having a strong competitor mindset, she started her “resurrection” with her horses. A fight of every moment to go back to life.
Since 2010, she competes at the highest level of Para-Equestrian Dressage. Also holding a Bachelor degree in management and marketing for top athletes, Celine combines her missions within her own company – CvT Management, being a Board member (Handicap International), author and speaker. She is sharing the values of mindset and life through conferences and motivational coaching
Her philosophy : LIVING
Her motto : ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE
Celine shares a message of hope, explaing that a difficulty is not the « end », but an opportunity to progress and to become a better person.