Cross Country U16/U18/U20 (ages 14-19)
This program offers a comprehensive level of training and is for motivated skiers who wish to pursue their fullest potential in cross country ski racing. Each participant works with his/her coach to develop an annual training plan and seasonal goals. They should exhibit a high level of dedication to their sport. Skiers compete in local, regional, national, and in some cases, international competitions. SSHS students should sign up for the “0” hour school schedule.
Minimum skiing requirement: Some XC skiing is desirable, but not mandatory. There have been successful XC athletes who begin skiing at a high school age
Equipment requirements: Cross country ski equipment for classic and skate on snow and complementary roller ski equipment for dry land training
Trail pass information: Purchase a Premier Valley Pass http://www.steamboatxcski.com/valley-pass
Competition information: Participants compete in Rocky Mountain Nordic (RMN) Junior National Qualifiers and championship events as qualified
Licensing requirements: RMN membership is included in fees. Participants will need a U.S. Ski & Snowboard competitor membership. Possible FIS license depending on competition plan.
2018 DATES AND TIMES: (2019 will be updated)
August 22 to April 7
T-F 2:45–5:00pm @ HH
Sa 10:00am–12:00pm @ HH
On-snow training begins mid-November
T-F 2:45–5:00pm @ HH or other
Sa 9:00am–12:00pm @ HH or other
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