This is a program for strong independent skiers & snowboarders ages 10 – 21 who want to improve their racing abilities in a competitive skier cross atmosphere. Skier cross courses have rollers, jumps, and banked turns. We offer start-gate training, gate training with features and without, Woodward training, and we work on all-mountain skiing to develop strong, competitive athletes. In this program athletes are given the opportunity to reach their own goals including striving for the NORAM events, Rev Tour events, USASA events and national championships and the US Ski Cross Team. Team fees DO NOT include a season pass. Purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.
|Ski & Board Cross||Full Time||Weekend & Holiday|
|Dates||Dec 7 2019 - Apr 5 2020||Jan 7 2020 - Mar 26 2020|
|Schedule||See Teams Communication||8:45am-2:30pm|
|Offered Training||5 days per week||Weekends + Holidays|
|Ski & Board Cross Expectations|
|Pass||Must purchase Ikon pass|
|Age||Must be 11 - 24 years old as of Dec 31 of current season|
|Skill Prerequisite||Confident on all terrain; two week trial period for all new members to Ski Cross Team|
Must be able to ride and load/ride chair unaccompanied
Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
Must be able to participate in full day of training without parent interaction
Skis/Boards: At least 1 pair of race skis and/or board in good, well-tuned condition
Boots: must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
Protection: Helmet & Back Protector (Recommended)
Requires being registered for Full Time Team whether pre-competition or supplemental
|Participation||Athletes are expected to participate in 50% or more of offered training|
|Annual Training Plan|
70-90% coached/directed riding
10-25% coached drills
|Pick Up / Drop Off||Communicated by Development Manager through Team Platform|
Athletes 9 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ride and/or load chair unaccompanied.
|Licenses/Dues||Dependent on comeptition level; details to come from coaches but may include USSA or USASA|
|Lunch||Lunch is not provided. Parents are expected to provide athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch.|
|Competitions||Dependent on competition level; athletes will have the opportunity to compete locally, nationally, & internationally.|
|Travel||Depedent on competition level.|
Required to attend parent orientation
Required to remain on-site during team
Must actively communicate needs of athlete including planned absences & injuries.
Must register for competitions in timely manner per team communication.
Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct)
Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) and check schedule/updates regularly.
|Communication||Parents will be registered or directed to register on Team communication platform after enrollment is complete.|
|Challenging Weather||Our goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or canceled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through Team communication platforms as information is readily available.|
|Program Placement||Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of Team Manager.|
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