Vision impaired skier Peter Rickards (left) and his sighted guide Elder Hagen set out in their first race at the Geilo Winter Paralympics. Rickards competed in 2 cross-country events at the 1980 Games, with a best finish of 10th. Hagen was a Norwegian skier who was not a member of the Australian Team.
Date: February 1980
Author: Image donated to Paralympics Australia from the personal collection of Ron Finneran