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Visually Impaired

Skiing VI gold medal run

Guiding Visually Impaired Ski Racing

Published on February 16th, 2016 | by mpower

Ski racing is a challenging sport. Now imaging you are visually impaired and competition at a World Cup level. These athletes require a ski racing guide to safely get them to the finish line and to [&hellip... Read More


Visually Impaired

Mark Bathum, Credit: TeamUSA.org

Medals, with Little Guidance

Published on March 11th, 2014 | by mpower

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — It was difficult to determine the greater accomplishment Sunday: that Mark Bathum and Mac Marcoux won silver and bronze in their visually impaired super-G race at the Paralympic Games, or that they made [&hellip... Read More


Visually Impaired

skiing VI Racing How to

How to: Para-Alpine Ski Visually Impaired Category

Published on February 3rd, 2014 | by mpower

Alpine skiing as a Paralympic sport has several categories. Discover what the para-alpine skiing – visual impairment category is all about and which characteristics define this Paralympic discipline. Experts and Paralympic athletes such as Jon Santacana [&hellip... Read More


Education

VI steep skiing

Guiding the Advanced Visually Impaired Skier

Published on January 26th, 2013 | by mpower

Telluride Adaptive Sports Program presents guiding techniques for the advanced visually impaired skier. This excerpt is part of the upcoming Visually Impaired Guiding Techniques video which will include basic and intermediate techniques. Please consider making a [&hellip... Read More


Visually Impaired

VI Veteran Skier

Veteran Skiing with a Visual Impairment

Published on January 26th, 2013 | by mpower

There are many military who are returning home with visual impairments from IED’s and other injuries.  Being natural athletes sport is a great way to rehab and get back into life.  1st Lt Scott Smiley, who [&hellip... Read More


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