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Alpine Skiing

LW5/7-1


Movement affected to a high degree in the arms.

The absence of both arms.

 


LW5/7-1 skiers have highly affected movement in both arms or both arms absent above the elbow.

These skiers have to balance and generate twisting power for the turns using only their trunk muscles.

Generally, standing skiers all race together as LW1-9 using a factored timing system.