DEVO Free (ages 10-12) (Formerly U13 Freestyle)
This program continues to develop a technical base of overall skiing skills continuing on from U10 but leans more toward freeskiing disciplines of halfpipe, slopestyle and big mountain as well as moguls. It is designed to help create the desire of skiers to learn more about their sport. Training includes slopestyle, halfpipe, moguls, big mountain, powder, trees, jumps, gates and steeps. DEVO Free includes competition options, and allows athletes to develop their personal vision of the sport. Skiers are encouraged to participate in the Steamboat Cup Series, and athletes who want even more competitive experiences can participate in selected USASA slopestyle and halfpipe events, IFSA Big Mountain events, and/or Rocky Mountain Freestyle moguls events. This program is scheduled for three days a week on snow, or one may choose to add a fourth day with an emphasis either on freeskiing or moguls disciplines through the DEVO Free + program. DEVO Free + skiers will start dryland training earlier and get additional acrobatic and movement skills training to support their development. The DEVO Free + program is geared toward motivated young skiers with a passion for freeskiing and skiers are encouraged to compete at some events throughout the winter. At this age and stage it is our goal help create a love for the sport and a love for the process!
Minimum skiing requirement: Must be able to ski blue / black runs confidently and interest in skiing across the whole mountain.
Equipment requirements: Alpine ski equipment and helmet. DEVO Free + participants should have twin tips for freeski or mogul-specific skis depending on which discipline they are leaning towards.
Season pass information: Must have ski passes to Steamboat Ski Resort and Howelsen Hill
Competition information: SSWSC will choose selected events from the Rocky Mountain Freestyle (moguls), USASA (halfpipe and slopestyle) and IFSA (big mountain) competition series that will be staffed. To maximize training opportunities, all competitions may not be attended.
Licensing requirements: Skiers do not need a license for the Steamboat Ski Cup Series, but a USASA license is required for USASA slopestyle and halfpipe competitions and an IFSA license is required for Big Mountain events.
October 9 to March 21
W & F
4:00–6:00pm @ HH
W, F 4:00-6:00pm @ HH
Sa 8:30am–2:30pm @ SB
$2,300 (+$350 work deposit)
Devo Free + Moguls
October 9 to March 21
W & F
4:00–6:00pm @ HH or WR
Tu 6:00-8:00pm @ HH
W, F 4:00–6:00pm @ HH
Th 1x a month 4:00-5:15pm @ Excel Gym
Sa 8:30am-2:30pm @ SB
$2,930 (+$350 work deposit)
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