2012 Yellowstone Ski Festival Adaptive Clinics
The Yellowstone Ski Festival is proud to offer a FREE half day adaptive ski clinic & half day adaptive biathlon clinic with the U.S. Paralympics Nordic Coaching staff. This clinics are free of charge and equipment will be provided. Pre-registration required. REGISTER HERE
Adaptive Nordic Biathlon Clinic (9:00-11:00am)
Adaptive Nordic skiers - come learn to shoot with U.S. Paralympic Biathlon Coaching staff with precision air rifles for standing & sitting classes, or via Audio electronic rifle for those visually impaired skiers. Learn to shoot, then challenge yourself to shoot with a heart rate to simulate Biathlon competition. Meet at the Holiday Inn
Adaptive Cross Country Skiing Clinic (1:00-3:00pm)
Adaptive Nordic skiers are encouraged to join U.S. Paralympic Nordic Coaching staff for cross country skiing instruction during the West Yellowstone Ski Festival in all three classes: sitting, standing, and visually impaired. Learn classic & freestyle skiing techniques, along with downhill and turning techniques. Some Sit-ski equipment can be made available with advance notice. Meet at the Holiday Inn.
Adaptive cross-country skiing (Adaptive XC) is a winter sport in which participants propel themselves across snow-covered terrain using skis and poles. It is popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily Northern Europe, Canada, Alaska and the Nothern tier of the United States.