At the PyeongChang Paralympics, 78 gold medals are up for grabs in four snow sports - para alpine skiing
, para snowboard, para biathlon and para cross-country skiing.
The downhill is the longest course in all of alpine skiing
and has the fastest speeds.
On the slopes, Alpine skiing
will take centre stage for the women's giant slalom, while both male and female biathletes will be going for gold in the pursuit.
Slovakia will be represented by 56 athletes in ice hockey (25), biathlon (10), alpine skiing
(7), cross-country skiing (5), luge (5), figure skating (3) and snowboarding (1).
General Alpine skiing
performance determinants have almost been entirely identified yet, but, despite longitudinal research (Impellizzeri et al.
This may have produced demographic bias depending on whether or not these provinces have been previously exposed to spinal protective devices for alpine skiing
or whether they are even accessible in sporting good stores in that particular province.
Vonn, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn medial collateral ligament in her right knee and a fractured tibial plateau in a crash in her opening race at the Alpine Skiing
World Championships in February, took to the slopes at a two-week US training camp in the Chilean resort of Portillo.
Live Alpine Skiing
World Cup Eurosport, 12pm ANY sport in which Luxembourg have a better all-time record than France or Germany is probably worth a look on a day when televised sports viewers are advised to lower their expectations and adopt experimental mode, writes Michael Brear.
15pm Alpine Skiing
World Cup, women's giant slalom first run, Aspen (Eurosport)
Mike May, 1984 Paralympic bronze medalist, alpine skiing
Coverage of the alpine skiing
events continues in Whistler Creekside, Canada.
Aamodt became the oldest Alpine skiing
champion in Olympic history Saturday, not to mention the winningest.
5 km Pursuit, Alpine Skiing
- Men's Downhill, Cross Country - Men's 15 km Pursuit, Snowboard - Men's Halfpipe Luge - Men's Single, Speed Skating - Women's 3000m, Ski Jumping - Normal Hill Individual, Short Track - Men's 1500m
Today, 300,000 annual visitors enjoy alpine skiing
on 72 trails.
We've gone from disabled sport as a sideshow to being recognized all over the world," says Paul di Bello, competition director for the National Sports Center for the Disabled, himself a Paralympic medalist in alpine skiing