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Skiers aim for Vancouver

Whistler scoreboard

The British disabled ski team gain useful experience ahead of the Winter Paralympics in Whistler at the 2009 IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals

The slopes at Whistler

The resort of Whistler will host the skiing events at the 2010 Winter Paralympics next March

Action from Whistler

The event gave the British team a chance to compete on the slopes ahead of next year's Games

Sean Rose in action in Whistler

Sean Rose, who was part of the team in Turin in 2006, is hoping to make it to his second Winter Paralympics

Sean Rose in the Giant Slalom in Whistler

Rose, who is also an accomplished water-skier, finishes a superb seventh in the slalom competition

The GB team supporters in Whistler

Rose's parents and his wife Leana were keen to support him and the rest of the British team in Whistler

The GB team in Korea

The GB team also take part in the 2009 IPC Skiing World Championships in Korea

The GB team in Korea

The team hope for a good display with the Winter Paralympics less than a year away

The Korea course

The course at the High 1 Ski Resort in Gangwon-Do, Korea presents a tough test for the six-strong GB team

The equipment room in Korea

The equipment room is the nerve-centre of the operations with the skiers needing their skiing tools to be in top condition

Russell Docker in the Super G in Korea

Russell Docker, who is hoping to be selected for his third Winter Paralympics,

Tim Farr gets set to go

Tim Farr, who is returning to action after injury, gets set for one of his runs

Russell Docker and Tim Farr with Penny Briscoe from the BPA in Korea

Penny Briscoe from Paralympics GB is the team's Chef de Mission (c) and enjoys time with Russell Docker and Tim Farr

Jane Sowerby in Korea

2009 has been a good year for Jane Sowerby who finished third in the overall European Cup standings as she chases a place at her first Winter Paralympics

Anna Turney

Anna Turney, who is also hoping to make it to Vancouver next year, continues her improvement in the squad

Talan Skeels-Piggins

Talan Skeels-Piggins powers his way down the Korean slope as he hopes to gain enough points for selection for Vancouver

The team take a break and talk tactics in Korea

The team take a well-earned break on the training slopes to get a sugar boost and talk tactics



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A-Z of Paralympic classification
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