The Challenge Hivernal team is pleased to announce the return of The Challenge Hivernal for the winter of 2018! This year, the competitions will start at the end of January. Many intiation et demonstration activities have been introduced in our program. For more information about the various sports and disciplines, please go to the disciplines section of our website.
The Challenge Hivernal is the creation of physical education teachers and clinicians of the Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec(IRDPQ). Adaptavie,mandated by the IRDPQ to promote this unique event, has entered into a strong and dynamic partnership with the team of Défi Sportif Altergo.
One of a kind, the Challenge Hivernal is an event that brings together many competitions of winter sports intended for people with physical and intellectual disabilities. In 2011, this event was able to unite 80 athletes in four disciplines. Last year, it is more than 900 athletes who took part in the competitions. All in all, eleven disciplines were offered.
The Challengeional opportunity to experiment adapted winter sports and to promote their social integration. It also encourage Hivernal provides the physically impaired an excepts the development of adapted sport and raise public awareness about the physical and intellectual impairments.