All SSWSC programs are subject to change due to Covid-19. Program start and end dates, times, schedules, and structure may be adjusted. If necessary, programs may be interrupted or cancelled. We will communicate any changes to all families who have registered.
Alpine Racing U16 (ages 14-15)
Prospective Athletes: please fill out this athlete application prior to registration
This program is designed to help competitors develop their skiing skills to their fullest potential. All aspects of competitive skiing will be covered, including physical conditioning, technical and tactical development and equipment preparation education, etc. Participants will compete in U16 races and the scored SYNC series and may include out of division racing as qualified. This program requires a special class schedule with the school. Families should request a skier schedule. Check with your school counselor for details. On-snow training begins in late October with trips to Loveland or Copper Mountain. The U16 age group is for skiers born in 2005 and 2006.
Equipment requirements: Skiers should have and consistently maintain Super G, GS and slalom skis, properly fitted ski boots, helmet, goggles with UV lenses, speed suit, back protector, slalom pole guards, and shin guards. Helmets must have FIS approved sticker. Downhill skis recommended. An equipment ordering session is TBD.
Season pass information: Must have ski passes to Howelsen Hill and to Steamboat Ski Resort – IKON pass recommended
Competition information: Participation in SYNC Series, RMD qualification events, U16 Championships/ Council Cup and spring races.
Licensing requirements: U.S. Ski & Snowboard competitor membership required
August 26 – April 11
TBD @ HH
T-F 1:00-4:00pm @ SB or HH
Sa 8:30am-3:00pm @ SB
Su 8:30am-3:00pm @ SB
PROGRAM FEE: (+$600 WORK DEPOSIT)
Non-resident price: $10,245
Late April and May weekend training sessions will be offered based on snow conditions at Loveland, Winter Park or other nearby areas.
For more information on work deposits and charitable contributions click here.