Everyone should experience the best snow quality, that’s why we fully support all three Para snow sports in their work.”
The world’s leading manufacturer of snow making technology, TechnoAlpin, has been announced as the Official Supplier to three World Para Snow Sports Championships in 2017.
The recently concluded World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy, was the first to benefit, with the next being the 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships in Big White, Canada, getting underway on Saturday (4 February). The final event of the year to take advantage of the partnership will be the 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau, Germany, between 10-19 February.
TechnoAlpin places a focus on its passion for the best snow quality throughout the world.
Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of the International Paralympic Committee, said: “Para snow sports continue to grow and the quality of the athletes is improving all the time.
“World Championships must meet those rising standards, offering courses that challenge athletes and provide the perfect conditions for them to reach their best. I believe that TechnoAlpin are the perfect partner to help us reach those demands.”
Erich Gummerer, CEO of TechnoAlpin, is also excited about the collaboration: “TechnoAlpin wants to offer every winter sports enthusiast an outstanding snow experience, from the youngest hobby skier to world champions. Everyone should experience the best snow quality, that’s why we fully support all three Para snow sports in their work.”
The Tarvisio 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships, featuring 113 athletes from 30 countries, took place between 22-31 January.
The Big White 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships opened on 1 February with snowboard-cross the first races to be contested on Saturday. More than 60 athletes from 15 countries will go for medals and the chance to secure qualification spots for their countries at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
Around 130 cross-country skiers and biathletes from 25 nations will gather in Finsterau for the 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships.