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Alpine Racing U12, ages 10-12

This program is for kids who are interested in alpine racing and competing and for kids who just want to work on their fundamental skiing skills using racing to teach those skills at a high level. Training includes skiing bumps, powder, trees, jumps, gates and steeps, equipment preparation and more. The 3-day program is great for skiers who are trying it out and the 4-day program is ideal for motivated skiers who want more training and competition opportunities. The difference between the programs is not ability based, but the desired commitment level of the athlete. All skiers participate in the local Steamboat Cup Series with 3-day athletes targeting the local Steamboat races and 4-day athletes targeting the Bolle Age Class race within the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Rocky Mountain Division. Both 3-day and 4-day athletes will all work together as one cohesive U12 team.  Athletes participating in fall sports do not need to attend dryland training that is in conflict with their practice schedule, but dryland is highly encouraged for all others. The U12 Ski Meisters and U12 Ski & Jump programs are options that include ski jumping and cross country skiing for a complete skiing skill set! Jumping and cross country training goes through at least March 6.

 

  • Minimum skiing requirement: Comfortable on blue and black runs
  • Equipment requirements: Slalom skis, properly fitted junior ski boots, helmet, and goggles with UV lenses. GS skis, speed suit, slalom pole guards, shin guards and goggles with clear/night lenses recommended.
  • Season pass information: Must have ski passes to Howelsen Hill and to Steamboat Ski Resort - Ikon pass recommended.
  • Competition information: Skiers compete in the RMD Age Class Series and RMD U12 Finale
  • Licensing requirements: U.S. Ski & Snowboard alpine membership required for RMD Age Class races, but not Steamboat Cup Series

NOTE: For competitions, U12 age group is all athletes born in 2010 and 2011.

 

Alpine Racing U12 4-day

DATES:

Sept 8 – April 10

DRYLAND:

M & W
4:00-6:00pm @ HH

ON-SNOW:*

M 4:00pm-6:00pm @ HH
W 4:00-6:00pm @ HH
Sa 8:30am-3:00pm @ SB
Su 10:00am–3:00pm @ SB

PROGRAM FEE:$4,275 + $450 work deposit

 

 

Alpine Racing U12 3-day

DATES:

Oct 4 – March 13

DRYLAND:

M & W
4:00-6:00pm @ HH

ON-SNOW:*

M 4:00pm-6:00pm @ HH
W 4:00-6:00pm @ HH
Sa 8:30am-3:00pm @ SB

PROGRAM FEE:$2,875 + $450 work deposit

 

 

U12 Alpine Race & Jump

DATES:

Sept 8 – Apr 10

DRYLAND:

Mondays & Wednesdays Alpine Dryland starting Sept 8 4-6pm @ HH

*Thursdays Jumping dryland starting Sept 23, 4-6 @ HH

ON-SNOW:*

M 4:00pm-6:00pm @ HH
W 4:00-6:00pm @ HH
Th Jump HH 4:00 - 6:00 (thru 3/13)
F 4:00-6:00pm @
Sa 8:30am-3:00pm @ SB
Su 10:00am–3:00pm @ SB

PROGRAM FEE:$4,750 + $450 work deposit

 

 

U12 Alpine Race Ski Meister

DATES:

Sept 8 – Apr 10

DRYLAND:

*Monday & Wednesday Alpine dryland starting Sept 8 4-6pm @ HH

*Tuesdays, Thursdays J/NC dryland starting Sept 21, 4-6 @ HH

*Monday & Wednesday Alpine dryland

*XC dryland starts Sept 21, Jumping dryland starts Sept 23, Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6 @ HH

ON-SNOW:*

M Alpine ski 4:00pm-6:00pm @ HH
T XC ski 4-6pm @ HH (Thru 3/10)
W Alpine ski 4-6pm @ HH
Th Jump 4-6pm @ HH (thru 3/13)
Sa Alpine ski 8:30am-3pm @ SB
Su Alpine ski 10am–3pm @ SB

PROGRAM FEE:$5,075 + $450 work deposit

*Bonus training sessions may be offered during Christmas Break, Blues Break and scheduled off days for the Steamboat School District

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