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International Paralympic Alpine Skiing Committee
A short note from the Chairperson;
The three category system is a system
that is developed over years and approved at the World Cup. The step;
to apply this system at all IPC Races is very important for the future
of alpine skiing for the athletes with a disability, but on the other
hand, it is a very challenging step.
It will be a major point for the alpine
family, to improve and develop this system further. To become a fair
system for all athletes it will be important that the characters
(measurements), the course settings and the preparations of the slopes
The intensification of the cooperation
and progress of the approach to the FIS (International Ski Federation)
and the support of the Paralympic Games in Torino 2006 will be further
important points of our work.
Alpine Skiing has at the moment over 40
races all over the world. To coordinate, organise and guaranty the
quality of these races will be a very important point in the future.
To realise this goal we have to focus our next goal; to employ an
alpine coordinator on a part time base.
The alpine committee is a very strong
committee, with competent people; it will be a challenge to bring all
of us in one direction and to improve alpine skiing all over the
world. If we reach this, however, Alpine Skiing can develop
Thanks for your support.
Chairperson Alpine Skiing