Bold Tracks: Teaching Adaptive Skiing
For twenty-five years, Hal O'Leary and the Winter Park Handicap Ski Program have been the acknowledged leaders in adaptive skiing for more than fifty disabilities and have become the model for other programs around the world. This guide is essential for instructor and student alike. It covers skiing for the visually and hearing impaired as well as the physically and developmentally disabled.
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