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A Perfect MonoSki for Every Body

A Perfect MonoSki for Every Body

Explore How to Successfully Match Body with Machine

 

Sunday, March 7, 2021, 4-6pm EST

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned pro, it can be overwhelming to choose the right sit-ski and seating adaptations for one’s ability and mobility.

In this virtual event, our experts will review various monoskis and seating adaptations presently available on the market. They will evaluate components, designs, buckets, and movement patterns and offer professional advice on how one can select the perfect ski and seating adaptation to match individual ability and mobility. The session will conclude with a Q&A. Attendees are strongly encouraged to come prepared with questions, and if possible, to send them ahead of time by including them on the registration form below.

This event is a must for adaptive monoskiers of all levels, instructors, and anyone interested in the world of adaptive skiing.

It is also Round #2 of the very successful “Virtual Après MonoSki Clinic” hosted this past January. 

Details for Round #3, “Movement Analysis: The Ultimate Recipe for Perfect Turns” scheduled for Sunday, March 21st, 4-6pm EST will soon follow. Save the date, and we thank for spreading the word about these virtual chats.

These events are generously presented by the High Fives Foundation and sponsored by Tessier and DynAcces. They and made possible by the collaboration of Green Mountain Adaptive Sports, Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers, Eastern Adaptive Sports, and the Kelly Brush Foundation.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available by contacting Pascale Savard

Thank you for considering a donation to help us continue to provide such events.

 

Speakers:

Geoff Krill, Director of Eastern Adaptive Sports and PSIAAASI Adaptive Team Coach. Geoff has been leading and coaching at this event for 9 years. His expertise, knowledge and experience continue to help participants bring their game to the next level.

Chris Young, US Coast Guard (Ret.), World Cup and Paralympic Champion, X Games Champion, and volunteer at the Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers. Chris’s involvement with product development for the U.S. Ski Team makes him a favorite with equipment geeks – and he can also carve a very nice turn! 

Greg Durso, Program Director, Kelly Brush Foundation. A fellow KBF grant recipient and big supporter, Greg is now focusing his efforts on helping others in the SCI community get the same opportunities and chances he’s had. As a wheelchair athlete Greg loves the outdoors: skiing, mountain biking, boating and participating in triathlons.

Rémi VALLIN, technician-salesman at TESSIER. For over 16 years, he’s organized and tested equipment with sitskiers, offered advices about choosing the right equipment and the proper options/settings, trained adaptive ski instructors, and participated to the development of TESSIER products. Fond of skiing and mountain sports, Rémi cherishes the opportunity to work at an international level to remain connected with the latest developments in adaptive outdoor sports.

Sincere thanks to all of our valued partners for contributing time, talent, and expertise to make this event possible. More details about the event can be found on Facebook.

For resources, and a recording of the first Après MonoSki Virtual Clinic, please click here.

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Please fill in the form below to register for this free event. More detailed information, and a Zoom link will be sent to you in the near future.

Please contact Pascale Savard with questions or more information about the events or to sponsor.

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