Alpine Skiing Sport Center
Alpine skiing is one of the top Special Olympics sports, and it will be an exciting event in the upcoming Special Olympics World Winter Games in Korea, 29 January to 5 February. Stay up to date with alpine skiing news, events and competition results on this page. You'll find links to coaching resources, too. It's all here.
The Joy of Competion: At the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Boise, Idaho, USA, skiiers were congratulated by volunteers who shared their excitement. Photo by Elias Sinkus
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.