Adaptive Sports Equipment

RESNA Standards Committee on Adaptive Sports Equipment (ASE) 

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Next Meeting

Adaptive Sports Equipment will meet 01 December 2016, 5:30pm-7:00pm Mountain Time in conjunction with the Hartford Ski Spectacular hosted by the Disabled Sports USA at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado (  Please contact Peter Axelson or Yvonne Meding for information on how to participate. 


Photo of Peter AxelsonChair: Peter Axelson
Beneficial Designs, Inc.


Vice Chair: Sid Roslund
National Ski Areas Association

These standards affect users and organizations representing the technical needs of persons with mobility impairments including, Adaptive Sports Equipment Suppliers, Adaptive Ski Programs, Assistive Technology Practitioners, manufacturers of Sit-skis, Mono-skis and Bi-skis (SMBs), and researchers, designers and test laboratories of SMBs.

Work Program

RESNA ASE-1 Adaptive Sports Equipment Volume 1: Winter Sports Equipment

This standard includes requirements and test methods for adaptive sports equipment. Currently, the standard contains one section addressing adaptive winter sports equipment (sit-skis, mono-skis, and bi-skis). Additional sections pertaining to other types of adaptive sports equipment will be developed and incorporated with future revisions. The standard includes the following section:

Section 1: Requirements and test methods for sit-skis, mono-skis and bi-skis

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