Age of experience:

  • 0-4 years    


  • Have fun and be active, through lessons and other ski opportunities and special events such as CADS Festival, fun races, etc.
  • Not all skiers will progress past this stage; the focus for these participants is active participation in sport and their goal may be Skiing for Life.

Performance Benchmark: 

  • Learning a good athletic position.
  • Balancing on the outside ski for grip against the snow.
  • Pivoting - turning the legs and/or adaptive devices to achieve change of direction.
  • Use of edging to improve control and performance (lateral balance).
  • Use of turn shape to control speed.
  • Ability to link turns on beginner/ easy intermediate terrain.