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COACHES WEEK 2019: INTRODUCING JAKE HOLDEN - SBX COACH / NEXTGEN COACH

September 27, 2019


@jakeholden87

Jake Holden is a guy who believes anything is possible and will give you the confidence to believe it, too. A former Olympian who had a longstanding tenure with the snowboardcross National Team as an athlete, Jake brings over a decade of experience as an athlete and coach, and is going into his second season as our Snowboardcross National Team assistant and NextGen coach. Jake is a seamless compliment to the snowboardcross team and coaching staff - bringing fresh ideas and perspectives that continue to push the snowboardcross program and athletes to excel. Jake has been a great addition to the high performance program and we are looking forward to many more seasons with him.
Kim Krahulec - Speed Performance Manager


We caught up with Jake to talk career highlights and his plans for this season!

Name: Jake Holden

Position: Assistant Coach & NextGen, National SnowboardCross Team. 

Years Coaching with Canada Snowboard: 1

Career Highlights: Coaching at the Junior World Championship in Austria having our Male athlete,  Eliot Grondin win 2nd place overall.

Memorable Coaching Moments:
Kevin Hill Baquira, Spain WC jumping over a fallen competitor before a jump feature in the final rounds to love onto big finals.
- constant Travel adventures with the team. 
- Sass Fee fall training camp. Beautiful weather and location. 

What are you looking forward to most this season:
Seeing our athletes on the podium 

Favourite Resort / Run: 
Anywhere in Austria.


@jakeholden87

Thanks Jake and good luck this season! 

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