Speed class is for racers with specialized speed skiing equipment. The racer would be equipped with any of the following:
240cm Speed Skis
Rubber Speed Skiing Suit
Speed Skiing Helmet (40cm + 48cm hoop rules applies)
Speed Skiing Leg Fairing (30cm from front of boot to back of fairing)
Mandatory back protection (hard shell only)
All S1 racers must have raced at least one season of FIS World Cup SDH category or hold a current FIS Alpine Card
Downhill class is for racers who may or may not have speed skied before but have access to ski racing equipment. A downhill class ski can be no longer than 225cm and suits must be of a downhill racing variety (no rubber suits allowed).
All SDH suits must be to FIS regulation(plombed).
Helmet’s are mandatory (no motorcycle helmets allowed).It is reccommended that all racers have a least 220cm skis. Hard shell back protection is mandatory.
All racers that are not wearing racing suits will race in the downhill category.
All racers must have a valid FIS number to compete in the
FIS World Cup.
Contact Adam Earle: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 250-578-0207 if you need assistance with obtaining a FIS number prior to the event.