Sitski

Sitski makes it possible for wheelchair users to ski

User on sitskin
User on sitskin

Description
A lined fiberglass seat is mounted on a monoski. The Sitski has soft suspension and adjustable seat angle/foot bar. The fiberglas seat is available in widths of 36, 40 and 44 cm. Ski/seat height: 30/60 cm. The ski is a Head, hourglass ski.

Model: Tornado Touring

Users comments
The Tornado Touring Sitski is easy to turn, well-balanced and with clear suspension. Riders sit warm and comfortably on the seat. Sitski can be rented from Nordic Sitski or Hundfjället in Sälen. Sitski is also available for children. Additional information is available at hem.fyristorg.com/NordicSitski/html-hemsida-2002/index.html (last checked June 2017)

Made by
Nordic Sitski

Purchased from
Nordic Sitski

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
Sitski is appropriate for persons who have good balance when seated, “low spinal injury”, poor or no walking ability or “high injury” and good arm strength.
See also www.totalskidskolan.se
and Tessier, www.dualski.com (last checked June 2017)

This tip is from 2007

Sitski Tornado Touring
Sitski Tornado Touring

Related tips

Transfer from wheelchair to Sitski
Transfer from wheelchair to Sitski
People with strong arms can manage transfers between wheelchair and sitski without problems.
Attachment belt for legs on Sitski
Attachment belt for legs on Sitski
The belt helps a person with impaired leg function to sit securely on a sitski.
Ride skilift with sitski
Ride skilift with sitski
A rope attached to the sitski makes it possible to ride the ski lift.
Riding a Sitski
Riding a Sitski
With Sitski a wheelchair user can ski with others on the same terms and manage independently on all lifts and slopes.
Ski poles for Sitski
Ski poles for Sitski
Tornado flip poles are flexible and work well when riding on sitski.
Clothing for riding on sitski
Clothing for riding on sitski
Several layers of thin, warm clothing are appropriate for a person who rides on a sitski.

Tipsare: Björn

Björn was injured in 1972 and has a complete paraplgia TH 12.