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Inclusive Sled Dog Sports – A quick Q & A

By Benjamin Thompson, M.S., CTRS What is it? Lacey and Ben ‘Inclusive’ sled dog sports is the concept whereby appropriate customization, modification, and accommodation of equipment, techniques/training, and governance act to promote, increase access to, and include people of all abilities participating in sled dog sports. Why is it important? Research implications have [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|Athletes, Inclusive Sled Dog Sports|0 Comments

Norwegian Summer Camp/School!

IFSS supports Norwegian Summer School for young Mushers! The Norwegian Federation is inviting 15 non-Norwegian participants to their successful "Sommerhundekjørerskolen 2016" - Summercamp in Norway to take place Sunday June 26 to Sunday July 3rd. You have to be between 13-18 years of age. If you are 19 years old you can apply for participation. Participating [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|Athletes, Dryland, Junior Development|0 Comments

Athletes New Chair

In September Šimon Cipro, European Athlete's representative and also chairperson in the Athletes Committee and Athletes delegate in the IFSS council, informed me that he no longer could fulfill his duties and wanted to step down. Today I am very pleased to announce that Petra Wadlund Lindh, Sweden, will replace Šimon Cipro representing Europe in the [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|Athletes, Athletes Representative|0 Comments