Bi-ski description: The bi-ski is a more stable sit-down ski than the mono-ski. While it can be skied independently, an instructor typically tethers from behind to assist with turning and speed control.
Typical student: Students who bi-ski are typically not ambulatory. They may or may not have functional arm movements. They bi-ski because they either need or choose to ski in a seated position.
Disabilities: Most Bi-skiers have one of the following disabilities: Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Muscular Distrophy, Multiple Sclerosis or bi-lateral leg amputations.
Age: 6 +
Weight limit: For the safety of the student and instructor, a bi-skier must weigh no more than 185 lbs.