Photo Gallery: Para Alpine Skiing Nationals

By Melissa Zhang | April 01, 2019, 1:28 p.m. (ET)

The U.S. national team returned to the United States to compete at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals presented by Toyota, hosted in Winter Park, Colorado between March 26-30. The first two days consisted of giant slalom races, as the third and fourth days featured super-G and slalom races, respectively. U.S. Paralympics was at Winter Park Resort to capture photos of the action. Take a look below: 

A shot of the mountain hosting the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
A shot of the slopes at Winter Park, Colorado. Skiers competing in the 2019 U.S. Paralympic Alpine Skiing Nationals participated in giant slalom first, followed by super-G and slalom on the following days. 

A shot of the gondola at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Skiers took the gondola to the left of the runs for their training and races. Winter Park Resort recently hosted the 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing NorAm in January. 

Skiers walking to the gondola at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Thomas Walsh (Vail, Colorado), Spencer Wood (Pittsfield, Vermont), Andrew Haraghey (Enfield, Connecticut) and Tyler Carter (Topton, Pennsylvania), make their way to the gondola prior to the giant slalom races on Tuesday, March 26. The skiers are four of the eight Paralympians on this year's U.S. national team roster. 

A shot of the scoreboard at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
A shot of the scoreboard next to the run, where results would be posted in real time after each race and category. 11 countries were present at Winter Park this weekend: USA, Canada, Japan, Great Britain, Israel, New Zealand, Kenya, Australia, Chile, Sweden, and Puerto Rico.

Laurie Stephens competing at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Laurie Stephens  (Wenham, Massachusetts) competes in the women's sitting giant slalom category. Stephens has had a tremendous year so far, leading Team USA across the 2019 world cup season with 12 world cup medals.

Spencer Wood competing at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Spencer Wood finishes a run on March 26. Wood placed ninth in the men's slalom standing at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia earlier this year in January.

A skier competing at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
An American skier competing in giant slalom. Winter Park Resort hosted the races on the Upper and Lower Hughes portion of its mountain.  

Tyler Carter finishing a run at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Tyler Carter finishing a run in men's standing slalom. The two-time Paralympian finished 19th in slalom at the Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Thomas Walsh finishing a run at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Thomas Walsh celebrates after finishing a run. Walsh claimed the slalom world cup season title for the men’s standing class, following his performance in Morzine, France.

Thomas Walsh and Spencer Wood pose for a photo at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Thomas Walsh and Spencer Wood pose for a photo together before heading back up the mountain for their second run of the day. 

Andrew Kurka finishing a run at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Andrew Kurka (Palmer, Alaska) finishes a run in the men's sitting giant slalom event. Kurka won gold in giant slalom on the first day of competition in Winter Park. 

Laurie Stephens and Anna Beninati atop the podium at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Anna Beninati (left) and Laurie Stephens (right) pose with Yoshiko Tanaka of Japan on the podium after the first day of competition. Beninati and Stephens won bronze and silver respectively, in giant slalom on day one. 

Thomas Walsh and fellow skiers standing atop the podium at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado.
Thomas Walsh (middle) takes a group photo with Japan's Masahiko Tokai and Canada's Alexis Guimond. Walsh claimed gold in the men's standing category for giant slalom on the first day.