Cross-Country Skiing

LW2-9


LW2

LW3

LW4

LW5/7

LW6

LW8

LW9

Absence of one leg, mid-thigh.

Movement or coordination affected in the legs to a moderate degree.

Moderately affected movement and coordination in one lower leg.

The absence of both arms.

The movement in one arm affected to a high degree.

The absence of one forearm.

Movement moderately affected in one arm and one leg on the same side.

 


To adjust for the difference in the classes, Cross-Country skiers race using a factored clock, meaning it runs at different speeds – those with lower function race against a slower clock. Higher function against a faster clock.

The fastest adjusted finish time wins the race.