Successful World Championship from 7 to 11 March 2017 in Sankt Johann im Pongau/Alpendorf is in the books

From 7 to 11 March, the best athletes on the Austrian and international para-skiing scene battled it out in  St. Johann/Alpendorf for the highly prized World Championship title. Para-skiing, a sport that combines race skiing with freefall target jumping, has established itself internationally since the 1950s as a wintertime parachuting discipline. For four days, 65 … Continue reading “Successful World Championship from 7 to 11 March 2017 in Sankt Johann im Pongau/Alpendorf is in the books”

Day Number 3

Yesterday’s weather was still with us this morning, but the organiser were hopeful that they will be able to continue with the next accuracy rounds, and so all the teams made their way up the mountain to DZ 1 for 10.00 a.m. But weather did not get better, so organizers decided to go down to the bottom to the … Continue reading “Day Number 3”

Day Number 2

The two Ski runs have been completed despite doubts due to the weather conditions this morning.  The results are just coming in and will be posted as soon as released for posting by the Meet Director.  These will be combined with the scores from the two rounds of Accuracy yesterday to give a competition position … Continue reading “Day Number 2”

Day Number 1

The morning started early with the Qualification Ski Run – all went well and the start lists for tomorrow’s competition are ready.  At 12.00 those at the accuracy target area heard the announcement that the helicopter would arrive in 10 minutes with the first WDI load.  Fifteen minutes later the first team of the day … Continue reading “Day Number 1”

First training sesssions are done!

We are happy 8 Nations competing and a total of 65 registered for the event.

Para-Ski World Championship from 7 to 11 March 2017

The world’s best para-skiers battle it out in Sankt Johann im Pongau with parachutes and skis for the World Championship title