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Training volume for these athletes remains high. As the competitions increase in importance, so to does the intensity of preparation.
In order to meet the demands of specific events, athletes in this stage should be focused on developing individual strengths while minimizing technical weaknesses.
- Freestyle: 14+
- Boardercross: 16+
- Alpine: 16+
Focus: training and competing
Time on snow: 70-100 days per year
Wondering what a typical week should look like for a Stage 5 snowboard athlete? Check out the sample weekly schedule below.
Parents - Are you looking for a more in-depth review of Stage 5? Download the Long Term Athlete Development document in PDF format. You will need a password, which can be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you looking for training and support resources for Stage 3 Athletes? Contact our Sport Development Team's Natasha Burgess-Johnson for assistance email@example.com
Event Organizers - Are you looking for event guidelines and planning tools for Stage 5 Events? Contact our Sport Development Team's Roberto Montanes for assistance. firstname.lastname@example.org