Para snowboard was the latest sport added to the Paralympic Games program in 2014. The lower limb disability athletes were featured at the 2014 Games but athletes with upper limb disabilities also compete in the sport.
Each athlete competes three runs down the course with their finish time of their best two runs determining the final order based on ascending time. There is only one rider on the course at a time. The course set up is similar to able-bodied snowboard cross events, with modifications to terrain features.