Alpine Skiing


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

Find a Special Olympics Area program near you to participate. Contact your Area Manager if you're interested in starting this sport in your Area.

Alpine skiing will be a high point of the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Schladming, Austria. Click to View the Alpine Skiing Fact Sheet.

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