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Eastern and Western Training Scheduled in December
As the 2014-2015 season gets underway plans are shaping up for the December training camps. Initial details are listed here but check the website and our Facebook page for more information as it becomes available.
Keith Rodney will be hosting an Eastern training camp December 20th and 21st at Mount Snow, VT. Plan on two days of group learning and on-snow prep for the upcoming season. Participants will work on various skills and tactics and use video review and gate time, as snow allows, to dial in their skills before the race season gets into full swing. To register please email Keith or call him at 802-464-8200.
USTSA team coach Ty Upson along with SSWSC will host the annual Christmas Camp, December 28-31, 2014. This camp will feature work on participants freeskiing and gate training through use of drills and video review. Time will also be spent on skate and jump training with lots of GS course time mixed in. To register or for more information email Ty Upson or call him at 970-846-0695.
NEW! Keith Rodney will also host a Race Training Day on Sunday, January 4th at Haystack Mountain, VT. The cost is $60. Please email Keith or call him at 802-464-8200 for more information or to register.
Two Giant Slalom Races scheduled for New Years Day in Steamboat
Two sanctioned GS races will be held on New Years Day following the 4 day Christmas Training Camp. You can race, even if you were not able to attend the camp. What better way to start off the New Year! Watch Facebook and this website for more information, or email Ty Upson or call him at 970-846-0695. The schedule for the day and two waiver forms have been posted in our Events Calendar.
Vail Sprint Classic Scheduled for January 24
The Vail Mountain School, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club and USTSA team up to host a Sprint Classic race at Vail Mountain Resort on Saturday, January 24. All levels or telemark racers are welcome, from first timers to experts. Mark your calendar and check back for more information.
2015 Telemark National Championships Set
The US National Championships have been scheduled for March 13-15 at Sunlight Mountain Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Mark your calendars and make your travel plans. There is a race category for all levels, from juniors to citizens and experts. More information will be available as we get closer to the event.
InterTele planned for April 2015
InterTele 2015 is an international gathering of Telemark Instructors and Coaches to exchange ideas, compare technique, instructional and coaching strategies and ski together. Other topics, such as promoting growth of Telemark will be brought by participants for on-snow and apres/indoor presentations. Four days, at Snowbird and Alta promises some of the best in sping skiing for terrain and snow cover. Social events include apres receptions, some informal in-condo dinners and a banquet. Open to PSIA and USTSA members. Organized by former racer and USTSA President Scott McGee, now PSIA Nordic Team Coach. InterTele Website InterTele Facebook
2014 World Cup Finals - Rjukan, Norway
2014 Steamboat Springs World Cup