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Dialing In Your Monoski Virtual Clinic

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 6:00-7:30pm EST

You’re in great shape, and ready to hit the mountain on your monoski. Now, is your gear as ready as you are? Let us help you make sure that everything is dialed in properly BEFORE you drag yourself to the slopes.

Geoff Krill carving a turn on his monoskiJoin us from the comfort of your home for this free virtual clinic as our experts get a little geeky and help you identify the nuts and bolts of what needs your attention before you hit the slopes. Some of the topics covered will include conducting an inventory of your gear and a pre-flight check of all of the components, dialing in your bindings, going over, and perhaps making small adjustments to your set-up.

We hope that the content of this clinic will be attendee-driven, so please send us your questions on the registration form so they can be incorporated in the discussion. The one-hour clinic will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A and online conversation with all attendees.

This clinic is a must for monoskiers of all level and ability, as well as for instructors and program volunteers eager to gain knowledge, and learn from each other and industry experts. 

We look forward to seeing you at the clinic. Follow us and the discussion for this event on Facebook. If you cannot attend, please sign up, and we will send you the link to the recording. Thanks for sharing with fellow monoskiers and program directors. Registration to this event closes on Dec 2 at 5pm EST.

The clinic is presented by High Fives Foundation, and sponsored by Inntopia, DynAccess, and Tessier, and is made possible by the collaboration of Green Mountain Adaptive Sports, Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers, Eastern Adaptive Sports, Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country, and the Kelly Brush Foundation.

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 charging down the race courseChris 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.

MiKayla Briere carving a nice slalom turn on her monoskiMiKayla Briere, Alpine Coordinator at Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country at Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire. MiKayla has been monoskiing for 14 years. She is an adaptive instructor since 2007, first joining ASPNC as a volunteer in 2015 and transitioning to the Alpine Program Manager in the Fall of 2019. She’s participated in the Stowe Monoski Clinic for a few years, literally making heads spin as she rips her favorite turns, railed carves on a short SL ski on some of the most challenging terrain on the mountain. MiKayla is also an accomplished nordic sit-skier, hand cyclist, and sit-waterskier to name a few.

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. Make sure to also follow us on Instagram to stay in touch with lll of our events.

 

Our Sponsors

HighFives LogoHigh Fives Foundation: We are the safety net of the outdoor sports community. High Fives focuses on preventing life-changing injuries and provides resources and hope if they happen. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization since 2009, High Fives has helped countless injured athletes and veterans get back to doing what they love. The Foundation aims to be the leader of education and recovery of life-altering injuries in outdoor action sports. For more information, visit https://highfivesfoundation.org/

Tessier Manufacturer LogoTESSIER designs, produces and commercializes the widest range of outdoor adaptive sports equipment with more than 25 years of innovation at the service of sitskiing and sport for everyone. Our products have been developed to give a maximum of pleasure, performance and independence to disabled people. When the equipment allows a sitskier to have the same independence and the same performances as his family or friends who ski with him, the idea of disability disappears and the goal is reached. Some skiers won’t be able to ski alone. For them the goal is to make the mountain access easier and to give them a maximum of pleasure and independence. For more information about all Tessier products: https://youtu.be/CQ4LZv3G6aw

DynAccess LogoDynAccess Ltd is a monoski manufacturer based in Pennsylvania USA. For over 10 years, President Channy Tokura and her husband Joachim, Chief Engineer, have developed & manufactured five monoski models and other adaptive ski equipment & accessories. They have been demoing with over 300+ potential customers and existing customers to adjust and tune their setups to make sure that they love their monoskis. For more information about the company, visit: https://dynaccessltd.com/

Inntopia connects the software systems that manage lodging, skiing, golf, and other functions into one-stop shopping, automated marketing, and powerful business intelligence. Built to solve the complex challenges of destination resorts, Inntopia’s software and expert consulting are used to improve the bottom line in every corner of the travel industry.

 

Sign up!

Please fill in the form below to register for this free event. A Zoom Invite link will be sent to you as soon as you are registered. Registration to this event closes on Dec 2 at 5pm EST.

Please contact Pascale Savard with questions or more information about the Virtual Monoski Clinic.

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