Brian McKeever is one of the top names set to compete at the World Para Snow Sports Championships ©Getty Images

Various Paralympic champions are on the entry list for the inaugural World Para Snow Sports Championships, which is scheduled to start tomorrow in Lillehammer in Norway after it was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Among those is Canadian cross-country skiing veteran Brian McKeever, who has 13 gold medals from his long career.

He is the most decorated Paralympic cross-country skier with a total of 17 medals.

France's Marie Bochet is one of the stars in Alpine skiing, with eight gold medals and started the 2021-2022 season with her 100th World Cup career gold medal.

Another Alpine skier to watch is Henrieta Farkasova of Slovakia, who is a 14-time world champion, and has impressed since returning from an old leg injury, already winning one World Cup gold this season.

Marie Bochet has eight Paralympic gold medals in skiing ©Getty Images
Marie Bochet has eight Paralympic gold medals in skiing ©Getty Images

Matti Suur-Hamari of Finland missed his home World Championships in snowboard in 2019 due to an arm injury, but will have a chance at redemption this year.

Jacopo Luchini of Italy is another main contender in the sport.

Oksana Masters and Kendall Gretsch hold hopes for the United States in biathlon as two of the most dominant athletes in the sport.

Competition is scheduled to run until January 23 in Alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and biathlon.