Para sport preview: February 2018

Winter sports’ World Cup circuits come to an end 01 Feb 2018
four Para athletes compete at their sports

World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals

The Kimberley Alpine Resort in Canada will host the last major event before the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, from 8-11 February, with most of the world’s best skiers competing. Live streaming, highlights and complete live results are available on a dedicated World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup website.

World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup

The final event of the Para Nordic skiing season will take place in Vuokatti, Finland, for a 10th consecutive year, between 3 and 10 February. The new World Cup winners will be crowned just a month before the Winter Paralympics kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea.

World Para Snowboard World Cup Finals

World Cup champions will be decided in Big White, Canada, from 5-8 February. It will also be the last opportunity for the best snowboarders to assess themselves ahead of PyeongChang 2018.

IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup

Eger, Hungary, will stage the first World Cup of the season between 15 and 18 February. Men’s and women’s epee, foil and sabre individual and team events will be contested.

Fazza 2018 World Para Powerlifting World Cup

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the host city for the ninth edition of the Fazza World Cup, between 17 and 22 February.

ITU Para Triathlon World Cup

The season’s first World Cup will be held in Devonport, Australia, on 17 February.