5000+ expected to watch Winter U.S. Paralympic athletes participate in longest running professional ski race in the country
Denver, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2019) – The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) will host the 44th Annual Wells Fargo Ski Cup (WFSC) on Feb. 22 – 24 at Winter Park Resort. This event is the largest fundraiser for the NSCD, bringing in more than $250,000 to support therapeutic recreation summer and winter programs for children and adults with any disability. This year, more than 27 NSCD competition athletes, several who have competed in previous Paralympics, will compete at the WFSC including: Tyler Carter, Spencer Woods and Kevin Burton with guide Kurt Grimmelmann.
The three-day weekend will be comprised of four major races:
Other weekend events include a two-day silent auction, Wells Fargo hospitality tent and the Ski for NSCD Pledge Drive.
It’s easy for the general public to join in on the activities by signing up for Ski for NSCD. This on-line fundraiser rewards the public with Winter Park Resort lift tickets and season passes for raising, awareness and funds for a good cause. People who register can easily create their own website page to email out to family and friends who can then donate in the person’s name.
Winter Park Resort
85 Parsenn Rd.
Winter Park, CO 80482
Friday, February 22 – Sunday February 24, 2019
Friday, February 24th Events:
Saturday, February 25th Events:
Sunday, February 26th Events:
*A full schedule of events throughout the weekend can be found by visiting http://nscd.org/schedule-of-events/.