In alpine skiing, athletes will benefit by being in good physical condition to compete successfully and safely. Alpine skiing requires a high capacity of quickness and reaction endurance, in addition to a basic combination of endurance and strength. Through proper training, the athletes improve their physical, psychological and mental efficiency.

Participants will be divisioned by Special Olympics Minnesota based on ability level and age to give them a competitive experience.

Events

Beginner: Glide Event
Novice: Downhill, Giant Slalom and Slalom
Intermediate: Downhill, Giant Slalom and Slalom
Advanced: Downhill, Giant Slalom and Slalom

Competition Season

Alpine skiing competitions take place during February.

Become a Coach!

Level 1 Training

All coaches who work with athletes need to be Level 1 certified. Level 1 certified coaches can coach any sport.

Coaching Resources

SOMN Alpine Skiing Handbook
Level 2 Training
UPCOMING ALPINE SKIING & SNOWBOARDING EVENTS