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Adaptive Race Programme

The Cardrona Para-Alpine Ski Team full-time programme is for IPC classifiable para-athletes with their sights set on competing in para-alpine ski races from WPAS through to future Paralympic Games.


Our Para Race Programme is targeted towards development to elite level para ski racers and is designed to develop and hone the skills needed to be a successful elite level ski racer. 

Cardona has a long history of running para alpine race training. It is the home of the New Zealand Para Alpine Ski Team and has played an integral part of the sucess of Adam Hall (2x Paralympic gold medalist) and Corey Peters (2015 DH & SG World Champion). 

For more information about specific programmes & to get a quote, please contact us.

Please make sure to read our Programme Terms & Conditions.

2019 FIS programme details: 

Full Season Training June 24 - Sept 25 3 days per week / 13 weeks
Weekly Training (minimum 2 weeks)   3 days per week

Can’t find the programme you’re looking for? Please contact us for more information or for a quote. Our friendly CAST team are here to help!

What's Included

  • On-snow training
    • June 24 until the end of September
    • Training is 3 days of the week
  • Ability assessment and group allocation (at the discretion of the Head Coach)
  • Technical development and gate training
  • Video analysis
  • Lift line priority
  • Season long goal setting


  • Season pass for Cardrona (we also offer special discounted season passes for CAST athletes, please contact ticket office to book this)
  • Cardrona Alpine Ski Team branded puffer
  • Costs to travel to races and lift passes at other mountains
  • Membership to Proactive Gym (discounted CAST rates are available)
  • We recommend that athletes bring their own ski tuning equipment (ski vices, wax iron etc). Alternatively, ski tuning can be organised with a daily race tune & wax season long or casually at Outside Sport or casually at The Waxroom. Please contact them directly for more information

Equipment Requirements

  • Slalom, Giant Slalom and Super G skis (FIS Homologated)
  • A FIS regulation helmet & back protector are compulsory for all training & racing
  • Physical training clothes
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