Alpine Skiing is one of two winter sports offered by Special Olympics Ireland.
Athletes compete in 3 events:
- Giant Slalom - Novice, Intermediate & Advanced
- Slalom - Novice, Intermediate & Advanced
- Super Giant Slalom (Super G)- Novice, Intermediate & Advanced
Alpine skiing is a demanding sport and athletes will benefit by being in good physical condition to compete successfully and safely. Alpine skiing requires in addition to a basic combination of endurance and strength, a high capacity of quickness and action/reaction endurance.