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Adaptive Snow Sports Festival

When : 9 a.m. Fri, 27th - Sun, 29th July 2012
Where : Cardrona


Disciplines: Super G | Giant Slalom | Slalom | Gravity-cross

Divisions: Adaptive snow sports registered athletes only. Ski & snowboard

Event Description: This is a multi day championship event for athletes with physical disabilities. Athletes train on various courses throughout the week. Competitors are graded and assigned a factor which is used to determine the final competition results. The Festival is part of the development pathway to celebrate disability; further skills, talent ID and develop, through competition. The festival also includes a Sport Forum and Awards dinner. For more information visit:

How to Enter: The total entry fee must be paid by cheque or electronic payment to Snow Sports NZ along with the registration form. The registration form should be sent with payment to: SSNZ, PO Box 395, Wanaka 9192


2011 Registration form here. 2012 to come.


Fun, Festival & Competition

An action packed week, the Adaptive Snow Sports Festival gives people with a disability the chance to have fun with fellow skiers and boarders from around the country and overseas; improve skills, compete, explore new terrain and enjoy the après ski! We have changed the format a bit from previous years to include a wider focus on skill development and to broaden the range of events, including freeski elements. The Festival will continue to challenge all levels of skiers and riders. Bring your friends and family along. All are welcome to join in the fun. Events and Competition will include:

 Ski and snowboard instruction

 Clinics including Freeski Park & Pipe and Gravity Cross and Alpine Ski Racing

 Guided mountain tours

 Snow Farm Cross-country Skiing

 Après Ski and evening events

 Fun Festival Friday - Fancy Dress Day - prizes for the best & worst dressed

 Competition - Social level and Elite level Alpine and Freeski races Wednesday-Friday.

 Team Race - the final race for the week, a fun race open to everyone  National Classification

 Closing Awards Evening Elite Races Elite races will be run to a challenging standard. Entry is open to national team members, development athletes and advanced recreational skiers at the discretion of the event organisers. (Races are not IPC sanctioned).

 Alpine Ski Racing: Giant Slalom, Slalom

 Snowboarding: Snowboardcross Social Races Social Races are open to everyone attending with the exception of elite racers. Social races are held on green and blue level runs and assistance may be provided.

 Alpine Giant Slalom and Alpine Slalom, Freeski Race.

 Team: Dual Slalom, Fun Race


The Festival and Championships are heavily subsidised thanks to substantial support from Cardrona Alpine Resort and other local and national sponsors and organisations. • Note some activities will only run subject to funding and demand.


Download : 2010AdaptiveSnowsportsFestivalRegistrationForm.pdf
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Category : Snowsports Snowsports > Adaptive