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DSUSA/Copper Mountain NorAm Ski Race

Published on December 19th, 2012 | by mpower

Aspen Times: 12/15/12 On December 10-14, 2012 Copper Mountain was the host to the Disabled Sports USA NorAm Ski Race.  With over 100 athletes from over 12 countries this race kicked off the 2012 North American [&hellip... Read More


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Three Track Ski Racing

Published on December 17th, 2012 | by mpower

This video features an amputee ski racer three tracking on course.  Outriggers (ski polos with skis on the bottom) are one of the oldest adaptations in skiing for individuals with disabilities.  Today the concept is the [&hellip... Read More


Nordic Skiing

Adaptive Nordic Skiing

Published on December 17th, 2012 | by mpower

What to get out and enjoy nature in the backcountry during winter?  Nordic skiing is an amazing way to get out, get some exercise and smile... Read More


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Kicking butt doesn´t require two legs

Published on December 2nd, 2012 | by mpower

Boulder Weekly (photo: Joel Berman): Adaptive Ski and Snowboarding programs are giving athletes the skills to succeed. “For people with disabilities, life slows down as mobility becomes a major issue,” Joel Berman, Director of Adaptive Adventures [&hellip... Read More

Mono Ski

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The Bucket List: Big Mountain Mono-Skiing

Published on November 20th, 2012 | by mpower Mono skiing in the backcountry is here!  Josh Dueck, an individual with a spinal code injury (SCI) shares his experiences of skiing powder and landing the first backflip on a mono ski.  This article paints [&hellip... Read More

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Three Track Skiing

Published on October 31st, 2012 | by mpower

Three track skiing is designed for individuals with an impairment in one leg or who have an amputation.  This video was created by the Make a Hero Foundation and features Anthony Robles learning how to three [&hellip... Read More

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Mono Ski

Published on October 31st, 2012 | by mpower

The mono ski is designed to allow anyone with a lower extremity deficiency to enjoy snow skiing.  There are several companies that manufacture this equipment.  Skiing is a great way to get active in the wintertime.  [&hellip... Read More

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