Blind skiers use sound location boxes and headsets to communicate with their guides.
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Poles used with sit-skis are short to accommodate skiing from a sitting position and vary based on the height of the sit-skier and the sit-ski. Correct height of the poles is generally determined by measuring its length from the ground to the skiers' mouth.
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Sit-skis consists of a seat on a frame mounted with bindings onto two regular cross-country skis while mono-ski has a chair fitted over a single ski. The chair includes seat belts and strapping for added protection and support.