Nordic skiing consists of cross-country events for standing and sitting and includes the biathlon, which incorporates the endurance of cross-country skiing with the accuracy and poise of sharpshooting. A number of community programs offer skiing programs that introduce the sport to the beginner and offer the necessary adaptive equipment that will help almost anyone enjoy the snow!
Who Can Participate
Nordic skiing is available to athletes in the following categories:
- blind/visually impaired
- spinal cord injured/wheelchair
- cerebral palsy/brain injury/stroke
- Skiing Factsheet - http://www.ncpad.org/27/185/Skiing