Ontario's Para-Nordic Program is designed to provide youth and adults with various types of physical disabilities with opportunities to participate in our sport for purposes of recreation and competition. Categories within Para-Nordic include sit and standing skiing with disabilities such as vision impairment.
Cross Country Ontario’s Para-Nordic program will have two priorities:
Note: More detail on CCC’s Youth Programs can be found on the Cross Country Canada youth page
Pilot AWAD LTT & TTT Dryland Module
CCC will be Piloting the Competitive Coach Introduction LTT & TTT AWAD DRYLAND Module, July 19 to 21st, 2013 AT WCCFC in Naughton, ON. The coaching workshop will start at 6:00pm-9:30pm on Friday July 19th; Saturday July 20th in conjunction with a Para-Nordic Dryland Training Camp starting at 8:30am- 4:30pm and start up again Sunday July 21st, 2013 at 8:30am-12:00pm. If you are interested in more details please contact Patti Kitler at
Ontario’s Para-Nordic Skiers Number One at Nationals
Contributing 562 points to Ontario’s aggregate results at the Haywood Nationals held in Whistler, B.C. this past March, the Para-Nordic team helped secure Ontario's 3rd place overall.
Soldier On Program at Highlands Nordic
Members of the Soldier On program attended a two day training camp in Duntroon , Ontario to try cross country skiing and biathlon on February 13th and 14th.
Canadian Para-Nordic Athletes Rack Up Five Medals at IPC World Cup in Wisconsin
Canada’s Para-Nordic squad teamed up to win five medals, one gold, three silver and one bronze, in middle distance cross-country ski races at the IPC World Cup in Cable, Wisconsin on Sunday.
Story Ontario Team Picture
Article on Walden Cross Country Fitness Club in ParaSport Newsletter
The Walden Cross Country Fitness Club is featured in an article in the ParaSport newsletter.
2012-2013 OAAP Carding Criteria
OAAP Carding Criteria for 2012 - 2013 is now posted.
Para-Nordic Ontario Athlete Assistance Program
Robbie Weldon Wins Ontario Sports Award
Robbie Weldon has been awarded Female Athlete of the Year with a Disability - for Para-Cycling.
Robbie's page on Canadian Paralympic Committee's Website
Para-Nordic Recruitment Brochure
CCC has put together a recruitment brochure for Para-Nordic programs. Please email to any organization you may know of who can help improve our PN programs across the country.
Para-Nordic Recruitment Brochure
IPC World Cup Hosting Strategy Development
Attached is an email from Mike Edwards regarding developing an IPC World Cup hosting strategy for bringing IPC World Cups and World Championships to North America on a regular basis. Email
Robbi Weldon Wins Fourth Gold at Parapan American Games
It's been a perfect Games for visually impaired cyclist Robbi Weldon (Thunder Bay, ON) and her pilot Lyne Bessette (Knowlton, QC) as they captured their fourth tandem cycling gold medal in as many races at the Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Full Report.
Walden's Para-Nordic Program Changed My Life
Walden's Para-Nordic Program has changed Alissa Langman's life in a very positive way.
Sit Skier Christy Campbell Riding a Bike
Christie Campbell, Ontario Para-Nordic Team athlete and Paralympian, learned to ride a bike at the Preston Memorial Arena at a KidsAbility camp called "Lose the Training Wheels." The Lose the Training Wheels program will be touring 90 cities in the U.S. and Canada.
Full Story from the Record.
Robbi Weldon 2011 UCI Para-cycling World Cup Champion
Robbi Weldon of Thunder Bay, ON and Lyne Bessette of Knowlton, QC took the win in the Women's Tandem after a solo breakaway. In doing so, they won the World Cup title and the overall standings. Full Article
Para_Nordic Camp August 2008, Waterloo. Picture