Coaches, this quiz will help you test your knowledge of Special Olympics Alpine Skiing.
1) All Special Olympics Alpine Skiing coaches must strive:
2) The two most important principles of dressing for skiing are:
3) A helmet appropriate for Alpine ski racing is required on all athletes and coaches during official Special Olympics training and competition.
4) Before any Alpine Skiing practice or competition, it is necessary to begin with a warm up.
5) It is advised that coaches use ____________ words as possible when working with athletes.
6) Once an athlete can link turns on easy terrain (controlling speed and turn radius), he or she may be able to compete in the ________.
7) The following is not a teaching point of controlled linked turns on a novice course:
8) If an athlete is observed leaning back when turning, he or she may _________.
9) A ski resort is selected for the site of a Special Olympics competition based on:
10) The ideal Alpine venue would include:
11) Coaches, volunteers and venue partners are advised to review ___________________ for information about Alpine Skiing venue selection and competition management:
12) During Special Olympics Alpine skiing competitions, when is it appropriate to change rules to suit athletes’ special needs?
13) It is recommended that athletes be divisioned in each discipline held at a competition. However, if time constraints don’t allow for this, it is recommended that athletes be divisioned in ________.
14) _________________ must be worn during course inspection and competition so that athletes can be easily identified.
15) The proper way to inspect a race course is not:
16) During course inspection, the coach:
17) Immediately prior to competition, coaches should help athletes:
18) It is the coach and athlete’s responsibility that the athlete arrives in the starting gate of their competition venue on time.
19) Shin, face and hand guard protection are allowed for the _________ competition only.
20) The red line drawn in the finish area of advanced courses is a signal for athletes to:
21) The “Two Minute Rule” states that:
22) How many timed runs per competitor determine the results for awards in Slalom and Giant Slalom competitions?
23) Competition organizers may vary the degree of difficulty of Super-G courses dependent upon the ability levels of competing racers.
24) One training run prior to Super-G competition is a highly-recommended option for competitors:
25) During the Glide Event, competitors may elect to use or not use ski poles.