Disabled Wintersport Victoria
1. What sports does DWV do?
Alpine (downhill) skiing
Nordic (cross country) skiing
2. Who do we cater for?
All ages - child to mature
3. What standard of skiing do we aim for?
DWV has members ranging from purely recreational skiers who ski
just for fun, to skiers who have represented their country at
4. How does it all work?
Skiers are provided with the help they need to do what they
want to do on snow. Blind skiers have a guide who calls
instructions to the skier. Amputees use "outrigger"
skis rather than normal stocks to provide turning
control. Wheelchair users use sit skis.