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Adaptive Race Programme

The Wanaka 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.

Programmes

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 register your interest, and to get a quote, please contact us.

Please make sure to read our Programme Terms & Conditions.


2020 FIS programme details: 

Programme
Dates
Length
Full Season Training TBC 4 days per week / 13 weeks
Weekly Training (minimum 2 weeks)   3 days per week

Can’t find the programme you’re looking for? Contact us for more information or for a quote on a tailor-made programme. Our friendly WST team are always happy to help!


What's Included

  • On-snow training
    • Dates TBC
    • Training is 4 days per week (Mon - Thurs)
  • 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

Extras

  • Season pass for Cardrona and Treble Cone (special HPC adult season passes are available. Please contact race@cardrona.com if interested in purchasing)
  • WST Team jacket
  • Costs to travel to races and lift passes at other mountains
  • Membership to Proactive Gym (discounted WST 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 The Waxroom. Please contact them directly for more information

Equipment Requirements

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

Register your interest for our adaptive race programme

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