Alpine Skiing

IPC Alpine Skiing announce classification split for lower-limb impaired snowboarders

By Daniel Etchells

Three medal events will be held at each IPC Alpine Skiing Para-snowboard competition in the 2014-15 season ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing has announced that the classification for lower-limb impaired snowboarders will be split into two sport classes in the coming season. 

Paralmypic great to be inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame

By Gary Anderson

Six-time Paralympic champion Michael Milton is to be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame ©Getty ImagesSix-time Paralympic gold medallist Michael Milton is set to be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Melbourne this week.

Spanish ski resort La Molina to host 2015 Para-Snowboard World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

The slopes of La Molina will host the 2015 Para-Snowboard World Championships ©Getty ImagesSpanish ski resort La Molina has been named as the host of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Championships.

Campaign launched for Paralympic medallist Etherington to be shortlisted for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

By Emily Goddard

A campaign has been launched calling for Jade Etherington to be shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ©Getty ImagesSupport is growing for a campaign calling for Sochi 2014 Paralympic medal winning skier Jade Etherington to be shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

Website launched for 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing Championships in Panorama

By Gary Anderson

The website for the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships has been launched ©Getty Images A new website has been launched for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada.

Sochi 2014 medallists headline US Para-Alpine skiing squad for new season

By Gary Anderson

Mark Bathum is one of six Sochi 2014 medallists named to the US Para-Alpine skiing squad ©Getty Images US Paralympics has named a 19-strong squad for the 2014-2015 season that is made up entirely of athletes that competed at Sochi 2014, including six skiers who claimed medals at the Games back in March.

Video released to celebrate inaugural IPC European Para Snow Sport Youth Circuit

By Paul Osborne

The inaugural IPC European Para Snow Sport Youth Circuit has been celebrated with a video release ©Marcus Hartmann/IPCA video has been released by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing celebrating the success of the inaugural IPC European Para Snow Sport Youth Circuit.

First Paralympic snowboard champion Mentel-Spee to defend title at Pyeongchang 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

Bibian Mentel-Spee will be 45 when she takes to the slopes in Pyeongchang to defend her Paralympic title ©AFP/Getty ImagesDutchwoman Bibian Mentel-Spee, winner of the first ever Winter Paralympic snowboard competition at Sochi 2014, has announced she will defend her title in four years' time.

Para-snowboarding pioneer announces retirement

By Duncan Mackay

Canada's Tyler Mosher has announced his retirement after helping get snowboarding on the Paralympic programme ©Getty ImagesCanada's Tyler Mosher has announced his retirement from competitive sport after achieving his goal of getting snowboarding on the programme for the Paralympics at Scohi 2014. 
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