Ability Level Intermediate, blue level*
Age 7 to 12 (outside of age range call program contacts)
This program is designed for young athletes who are new to ski jumping and cross country skiing and desire to have a well-rounded, fun Nordic experience. Young athletes will learn the basic skills for ski jumping in the UOP Adventure Park, K10, and K20 meter jumps. They will also learn the fundamentals of cross country skiing in a fun and game play. Younger athletes, ages 7-10, will ski with the Kickers and Gliders program at White Pine Touring Center on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. Skiers , ages 10-12, will ski with the XC Devo team or XC Deveo Prep team on Mondays and/or Wednesdays, in various locations around town. Skiers may also have an opportunity to explore the terrain park, mogul run, and skier boarder cross run to build basic skiing skills. Athletes will participate in one day of cross country and one day of jumping. For the third day athletes may choose to add a second day of cross country or ski jumping.
*Skiers must have ski skills including ability to carry their own equipment, to put skis on and off on own, ski parallel, turn, and stop.
Athletes will participate in one day of cross country and one day of ski jumping. For the third day athletes may choose to add a second day of cross country or ski jumping. Uniform available for purchase.
Must have own alpine ski equipment and helmet. Ski jumping equipment available on request (coaches will determine when the athlete is ready for Nordic gear). Cross country equipment included with Kickers and Gliders sessions For XC Devo, skiers will need their own skate and classic equipment. XC season rentals available.
Please sign the ONLINE SPORT WAIVER required for all program participants.