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Development Team 2016-2017

Jasper Freeride 2016-2017 Season

Development Team (12 years and up)

Program Description:

At this lev­el, it is high­ly rec­om­mend­ed that ath­letes par­tic­i­pate in the 2 day, Sat­ur­day and Sun­day pro­gram. This pro­gram is indi­vid­u­al­ized for each ath­lete accord­ing to his/her objec­tives. It is meant to progress the ath­letes suc­cess­ful­ly to meet their goals into provin­cial lev­el com­pe­ti­tion. This pro­gram has a high stan­dard of tech­ni­cal exe­cu­tion and will progress the ath­lete to achieve advanced freestyle ski­ing skills. The coach­es at this lev­el have sig­nif­i­cant freestyle coach­ing expe­ri­ence in devel­op­ing high cal­iber ath­letes and are high­ly cer­ti­fied under Canada’s freestyle coach­ing pro­gram (CFSA). The ath­letes will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to cre­ate goals in all the freestyle dis­ci­plines of Moguls, Big Air, Slopestyle, and Big Moun­tain. The goals of the Devel­op­ment Gold Pro­gram are to devel­op the athlete’s objec­tives at his/her own pace, with­in the appro­pri­ate skill lev­el and expose the ski­er to a vari­ety of freestyle dis­ci­plines.

Schedule:

20 ses­sions start­ing Novem­ber 12/13 to April 1/2 (exclud­ing Dec 24/25, Dec 31/Jan 1)

2-day a week (Sat. or Sun. ) – high­ly rec­om­mend­ed or 1-day a week (Sat. or Sun.) option — please indi­cate day pref­er­ence. Sched­ule: 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Due to Christ­mas and New Year’s falling on a week­end this year, a make­up train­ing ses­sion will be held on Jan 2/3. A Hol­i­day Camp is includ­ed on Dec 27/28/29.

Please con­sult the Jasper Freeride Cal­en­dar at Jasperfreeride.com for the com­plete sched­ule.

Requirements:

Skills: Strong all round skiers with desire to achieve high per­for­mance in freestyle ski­ing.

Equip­ment: Twin Tip Skis/Flexible Boots/Poles/Helmet/Mouth Guard/mogul skis rec­om­mend­ed

CFSA mem­ber­ship: Can Free 1/2 or 3 (http://freestyleski.com, go to mem­ber­ship ser­vices)

Optional Extended Programs (not included in registration):

Oppor­tu­ni­ties to par­tic­i­pate in ‘sum­mer’ activ­i­ties include Water Ramps (Grande Prairie and Red Deer), Gym­nas­tic and Tram­po­line (Jasper and Edmon­ton), Dry-Land train­ing (Jasper and self-direct­ed). A 2–3 week sum­mer on snow camp in Whistler is also offered at this lev­el.

Registration Fees:

One day per week pro­gram: $825 and Two day per week pro­gram: $1545 (strong­ly rec­om­mend­ed), Camps and com­pe­ti­tions fees are not includ­ed in reg­is­tra­tion

***Please con­sult the “Fam­i­ly Vol­un­teer Require­ments” under the Pro­grams tab at Jasperfreeride.com

To Register Call:

Lyn­don Decore – 780–297-5452 (Edmon­ton) or Nic Bazin – 780–931-2404 (Jasper)