Racer's Safety Checkpoints

  • Clear snow from under your boots before stepping into skis
  • Double check boots are securely in bindings
  • Stretch before & after skiing & racing
  • Look & be aware of skiers coming down the hill
  • Be courteous to all skiers
  • Remember, we're guests of Ski Ward
  • Stop below fellow skiers & teammates
  • Put your pole straps around your wrists
  • Never ski directly at a person or an object, especially when stopping
  • Tell a coach if you need to leave for any reason
  • Ski with a buddy or teammate
  • Stay on racecourse designated areas for practice
  • Ask the coach if you are unsure of anything (e.g., racetime, location, team meeting place, time to be at start)