U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing


Dan Cnossen celebrates winning gold at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.

2020-2021 U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Events

Click here for qualification criteria for U.S. Paralympics Nordic teams and trips.*This includes World Cup, World Championships, and National Team criteria.  For introductory or development events, see calendar below. For World Para Nordic Skiing schedule & results click here.

The below schedule includes domestic camps, clinics, and competitions that U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing will attend or support.**

**Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be changes to the typical race/events calendar; all events are subject to change and cancellation.  We will continue to update this calendar as we know more about the status of events!

Events

CLINIC SERIES:

Para Youth Nordic Ski Clinics: December 4, 2020- March 19, 2021, Fridays at 2:30PM, White Pine Touring Center, Park City, UT / Contact Richard Hodges to make reservations or with questions: richard.hodges801@gmail.comOpen to youth with physical impairments, no fee, & equipment provided. COVID-19 protocols will be in place. 

Challenge Alaska Weekly Skis: Anchorage, AK. Weekly ski sessions for all ages and abilities, with opportunities for electronic biathlon sessions / Contact: Jeff Dick, jeff@challengealaska.org

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Virtual Lillehammer Para Nordic Skiing CampNovember 22-25, 2020. Registration opens Nov. 12. Open to all athletes 15 years and older. 

Virtual Ski Spectacular: December 1-3, 2020. Registration opens Nov. 5. This year: Trek to Breck virtual challenge included!

CAF Idaho Clinic: December 13-16, 2020 / McCall, ID. For high school athletes and older. Contact: Wilson Dippo, wilson@challengedathletes.org. 

CAF Idaho Clinic: January 2-3, 2021 / Twin Falls, ID. For all ages. Contact: Wilson Dippo, wilson@challengedathletes.org. 

CAF Idaho Clinic:  January 16-17, 2021 / Sun Valley, ID. Contact: Wilson Dippo, wilson@challengedathletes.org. 

Capital Region Nordic Alliance Nordic Camp: Windham, NY / 2021 details TBD.

Courage Kenny Nordic Camp: Minneapolis, MN / 2021 Details TBD

Capital Region Nordic Alliance Nordic CampWindham, NY  / 2021 Details TBD.

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Nordic Ski Camp: February 11-14, 2021 / Mammoth Lakes, CA. Contact: mpalchak@disabledsportseasternsierra.org

VAST Veteran Biathlon Camp: Pineland Farms, Gloucester, ME / Contact: kristina@pinelandfarms.org / 2021 details TBD.

Midwest Junior ChampsMinneapolis, MN  *More info coming soon

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Biathlon Camp: March 16-22,2021 / Mammoth Lakes, CA. Contact: mpalchak@disabledsportseasternsierra.org

Capital Region Nordic Alliance Nordic CampWindham, NY /  2021 Details TBD

Casper Mountain Biathlon Club - End of Year EventCasper, WY  *More info coming soon

Race Series - Bogus Basin Nordic Team: January 2 & 24, 2021, February 20, 2021 / Boise, ID. Adaptive categories! Contact: Wilson Dippo, wilson@challengedathletes.org

Race Series - Casper Mountain Biathlon Club: Casper, WY 

Race Series - Sven Wiik Nordic:  Steamboat Springs, CO

Race Series - Wasatch Citizen Series: Park City, UT (area). Virtual options also available for the 2021 season! Contact: Tanja, Tanja.Kari@hsc.utah.edu

CXC Junior Cup Events: Midwest Region 

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12th Annual Concept2 SkiErg SprintsNovember 12-15, 2020. New adaptive categories!

World Para Nordic Skiing NorAm: December 14, 2020, Bozeman, MT / Contact: uspnordic@gmail.com. Cross-Country Sprint

World Para Nordic Skiing NorAm: December 16, 2020, Bozeman, MT / Contact: uspnordic@gmail.com, Biathlon Sprint *Not a WPNS race for Standing & VI

World Para Nordic Skiing NorAm: December 18, 2020, Bozeman, MT / Contact: uspnordic@gmail.com, 5km Cross-Country

CMBC Adaptive Nordic Races: January 2-3, 2021. Casper, WY /  Register by January 1! Contact: info@caspermountainbiathlonclub.org

World Para Nordic Skiing NorAm: January 8-9, 2021, Bozeman, MT / Contact: uspnordic@gmail.com, CC Sprint & 5km CC

Ski Rennet: Bloomington, MN / Contact: Grant Armour, grant.armour@threeriversparks.org. This year's event is VIRTUAL.

WPNS USA Race Series #3: January 29-30, 2021, Bozeman, MT / Contact: uspnordic@gmail.com. CC Sprint, 10km CC

Badger State Games: Wausau, WI. CANCELLED FOR 2021

Empire State Games: Lake Placid, NY.  CANCELLED FOR 2021

Boulder Mountain Tour: February 1-7, 2020 / At a track near you! This year's BMT is VIRTUAL.

WPNS USA Race Series #4: February 11-17, 2021 / Soldier Hollow, Midway, Utah. Contact: uspnordic@gmail.com. Biathlon 6k, CC 5k, Biathlon 12.5k, CC Sprint.

Wisconsin State Nordic Race: Cable, WI / Contact: John Burke, johnburkeski@gmail.com *More info coming soon

Spokane Langlauf: Spokane, WA / Contact: Tim Ray, skixc@hotmail.com. CANCELLED FOR 2021. 

American Birkebeiner: Adaptive race- Thurs, February, 25, 2021 / Hayward, WI. You can also register for a virtual race! 

Western Regional Biathlon Championships: March 19-21, 2021 / Casper, WY. Contact: Rob Rosser, casperbiathlon@gmail.com.

U.S. Biathlon Nationals: March  2021, West Yellowstone, MT / Contact: BethAnn Chamberlain, uspnordic@gmail.com

Snow Mountain Ranch Stampede: Fraiser, CO / Contact: Mark Birdseye, mbirdseye@nscd.org *More info coming soon

U.S. Paralympics Nordic Sit Ski Nationals & World Para Nordic Ski NorAm--CANCELLED

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to CANCEL Nationals for 2021. We are still committed to offering race opportunities in a safe manner, but the health and safety of athletes and staff is our number one priority. We encourage athletes to find race opportunities within driving distance of their homes. 

USPN is planning to host a number of WPNS sanctioned races. You can also view this schedule under COMPETITIONS on the EVENTS page: 

World Para Nordic Skiing NorAm Schedule: 

December 14, 2020- Cross-Country Sprint, Bozeman, MT

December 16, 2020- Biathlon Sprint *Not a WPNS race for Standing & VI, Bozeman area

December 18, 2020- 5km Cross-Country, Crosscut Mountain Sports Center in Bozeman, MT

January 8, 2021- Cross-Country Sprint, Crosscut Mountain Sports Center in Bozeman, MT

January 9, 2021- 5km Cross-Country, Crosscut Mountain Sports Center in Bozeman, MT

 

 

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QUESTIONS ABOUT EVENTS? Contact U.S. Para Nordic at uspnordic@gmail.com.