FAI Parachuting Commission (IPC)
This unique discipline of the Parachuting competition events combines two sports - Giant Slalom and Accuracy Landings.
Each competitor makes two runs of a Giant Slalom course, designed an controlled by FIS under International Ski Regulations, and then six parachute jumps from a helicopter, exiting at 1000 mts intending to land onto an electronic recording landing pad with a 2 cm disc in the centre.
The electronics radiate outwards in rings of 1 cm incriments to a maximum of 16 cm; being measured beyond by tape-measure to a default of 50 cm. If the disc is the first point of contact with the ground by the jumper the score is 0.00: 0.01 is added for each centimetre from the centre. At the end of the 6 rounds there is a cut-off for the semi-final and final rounds which only count for the individual event.
The individual accuracy winner is the person with the lowest cumulative score over 8 rounds, and the team with the lowest cumulative score over 6 rounds. However this is only one element to determine the overall winner.
To reflect the origins of this discipline, the landing pad must be located on a slope of between 25 and 35 degrees.
For the skiing part, the fastest time on the course is awarded 0 points - each competitor's time is then converted to points; a point is scored for each 0.32 seconds slower than the fastest time. After the two runs the competitor with the lowest number of points is the winner of that element.