The competition featured athletes in two impairment groups who competed separately in both disciplines - lower-limb and upper-limb.
The Pyrenees mountain location was the site of Span's first ever ski-lift in 1943 and since that time the slopes have become a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders alike.
Around 40 snowboarders from 10 countries gathered in Orcieres 1850, France, to battle it out for the title of para-snowboard cross world champion.
Canada's Tyler Mosher held the lead after the first day of competition followed by New Zealander Carl Murphy and American Evan Strong respectively. Day two proved to be successful for the American team with Strong posting the fastest runs of the day giving him the lead in the overall results and thus crowing him as world champion. Following closely behind Strong was Murphy and the USA's Mike Shea.
The Netherlands' Bibian Mentel-Spee left the women's competition behind her by posting the fastest times on both days. Following behind Mentel-Spee was American Amy Purdy and Italy's Sara Dorigatti from the upper-limb impairment classification.
Tyler Mosher and Bibian Mental-Spee triumphed over riders from five countries to take their latest World Championships titles.
At the competition in Cardrona, New Zealand, Carl Murphy and Canada's Ian Lockey both made the podium.
American Nicole Roundy chased Mentel-Spee to the line for silver alongside Australian Jodie Thring.
The first ever para-snowboard World Championships were held in Copper Mountain, USA.
The competition introduced faces who would go on to be the world's premier riders including Carl Murphy, Tyler Mosher and Bibian Mentel-Spee as well as a handful of rider from the United States.
In the competition, riders with upper limb impairments were included and Rob Nelson, a rider from the US with arm paralysis, finished the day with the fastest time and took home the title of Adaptive Snowboard World Champion. His teammates Chris Brodbeck and Keith Deutsch took home the silver and bronze.