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Monday, 09 August 2010




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oandp.com reports that according to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the World Snowboard Federation (WSF), representatives of the two groups met in mid July to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to co-operate during the 2010–2011 season to “further develop the sport of para-snowboard.” The MoU also notes that the WSF and IPC may extend their agreement through the 2013–2014 season.

parasnow.jpg “The memorandum of understanding is essentially a working cooperation agreement for the 2010–2011 winter season," Danny Buntain, para-snowboard chairperson at the WSF, told The O&P EDGE. "The IPC has recognized that there is a need for some more sports in the winter program, and they’re very interested in snowboarding. However, our sport still has some areas to grow in before we can join.”

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