Looking for a healthy sport to be a part of your fitness regime? Or are you a competitor that would like to see if you have what it takes to represent Canada at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games? Join us Saturday Jan 17 for an introductory ski clinic.
Cost for the clinic is $25 per para-skier (must be 10 years of age or older). You may bring one guide/support person (also $25). Included in the fee is ski equipment rental, coaching and transportation from Vancouver or Squamish to/from Whistler Olympic Park for you and your guide/support person.
Where: Whistler Olympic Park in the Callaghan Valley just south of Whistler.
When: January 17, 2015.
Registration deadlines: January 25th and March 8th at 6pm.
To register for the January 28 clinic: Click here to register.
Who: Individuals with physical or sensory disabilities and one friend or family member.
Cost: $25 per person per clinic. This fee covers transportation, equipment and coaching.
Is this program suitable for you? These are our minimum mobility standards:
- Wheelchair users: Able to transfer with minimal assistance and have enough upper body strength to move your own bodyweight in a sled. Support staff do not push or tow athletes in our programs. This program is designed for individuals who spend most of their time in a manual chair (not a power chair).
- Standing skiers: Able to stand and walk at least 400m with or without walking aids such as a cane or crutches but without assistance from another person.
We recommend you visit our website at www.nordicracers.bc/paranordic.html
for more details and to watch videos about adaptive cross-country skiing.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.