Nordic Racers Adaptive Cross Country Skiing

Nordic Racers has a Para-Nordic development program aimed at providing introduction, development and support in the sport of para-nordic skiing and racing. Our ultimate goal is to assist athletes in achieving excellence through the sport of para-nordic. Coaching is provided by certified NCCP coaches.

Our Adaptive Program is open to:

  • wheelchair
  • Blind and visually impaired
  • amputees
  • cerebral palsy
  • muscular dystrophy
  • Anyone with a physical disability

Minimum mobility standards for Wheelchair Users:  
Able to transfer with minimal assistance and have enough upper body strength to move your own bodyweight in a sled. Support staff does not push or two athletes in our programs.

Standing Skiers:
Includes blind and visually impaired as well as amputees, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, etc. Must be 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.

Nordic Racers club has had paraolympic athletes attend the past three paraolympics (2010, 2014, 2018)

For more information, email adaptive@nordicracers.ca

 

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Photos Courtesy: Jessica Heyes