The physical demands of this fast-paced sport are challenging for any athlete. At a minimum, snowboarding requires quick reflexes, good balance and strong physical fitness. As in all Special Olympics sports, athletes are grouped in competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender.

Events

Beginner: Glide Event
Novice: Downhill, Giant Slalom and Slalom
Intermediate: Downhill, Giant Slalom and Slalom
Advanced: Downhill, Giant Slalom and Slalom