Bi-Ski

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.