Alpine & Nordic Skiing Opportunities
Virtus International Skiing Opportunities
Virtus, the International governing body for athletes with intellectual impairments organizes Alpine and Nordic Skiing World Championships for high-performance skiers with intellectual impairment.
As the US member of Virtus, Athletes Without Limits has the opportunity to recruit qualified US skiers and organize trips these events based on athlete interest and trip viability.
Athletes must meet the Virtus eligibility requirements described on our eligibility page. Please review eligibility guidelines and contact us if you know of any athletes who may be interested in competing in or aspiring to compete at a higher level in skiing.
Upcoming Virtus Events:
2024 Virtus Skiing World Championships (Poland)
Past Virtus Events:
2023 Virtus Skiing World Championships (Austria)
Bend, Oregon Based Nordic Ski Lessons for Youth (Ages 7-11)
Through a partnership with the MBSEF Stevenson Youth Program, opportunities are currently available for youth (ages 7-11) with Autism, Down Syndrome and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities to learn to classic and skate ski at Mt. Bachelor with the support of Athletes Without Limits, which is headquartered in Bend.
Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center
Winter Camp December 2023
+10 Sunday Sessions January – March 2024
How to Register:
This is a limited size group and requires a family interview before registering.
Please contact us if you know of any interested youth in the Bend Area.