Adaptive Summer Snowboard camp

From July 10 th to 17th, 2010 Tignes, France will host the first Adaptive Snowboard camp in Europe in conjunction with Nazca Camp and supported by the Italian Paralympic Committee and the World Snowboard Federation. The camp is open to all athletes with a disability in the standing class wishing to learn how to snowboard or improve on their alredy existing snowboard skills.

The camp will be held in Tignes, France and will offer three (3) days of basic lessons with an instructor or for those that already know how to snowboard, advanced courses including freestyle lessons with a trained coach. There will also be a demo area available at the base of the resort with the most advanced prosthesis available for athletes to try out on snow.

The invitation is also open to all technical orthopedics, snowboard instructors and doctors to take part in the round table meetings that will be held in conjuction with the three day camp. The meetings will cover topics concerning the development of Adaptive Snowboarding at a national and international level and its aspired involvement in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games program.

Dates: July 10 th to 17th, 2010
Location: Tignes, France

For more information and/or to register for the event please contact:

-Silvia Bresciani, for accomodation and general information, by phone +39.339.1629111 or by email at
-Gregory Leperdi, for camp registration and adaptive snowboarding information, by phone +39.347.7386802 or by email

The Italian Adaptive Snowboard program began in 2006 and in March of 2009 it hosted its first official Adaptive Snowboard event in Valtorta, Italy. To watch footage from the first Italian Adaptive Snowboard event click here:

For more information about Adaptive Snowboarding please visit or contact Danny Buntain, Chairperson for the Adaptive Snowboard Committee, at

Author: silvia