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, the athletes improve their physical, psychological and mental efficiency.

Athlete to Coach Ratios

The ratios are minimum athlete to coach requirements for not only Conference competitions, Provincial, and National Games, but for all Special Olympics Ontario competitions and practices. They ensure that athletes are safe and supervised at all times.

Athlete/Coach Ratio Alpine Skiing   ( 3:1 )

Provincial Convenor

Ian Pavlik    alpine@specialolympicsontario.ca

SOC Rules English / French


Crash Helmets 

Athletes will follow the appropriate equipment specifications outlined in the FIS rulebook. Helmets* are mandatory and must be worn by athletes while competing in all events. Only helmets with a hard shell and padding that covers the head and ears are permitted. Helmets must be certified by a recognized institution. Helmets with spoilers or edges taht stick out are not permitted.

*NOTE: Hockey, cycling and other helmets not designed for Alpine Skiing will not be permitted.

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