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2022/2023

 

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Edge Camp West

When: To be announced!

Where: Nakiska, Alberta 

Discipline(s): Alpine focus, but open to all!

Goals: Awareness and Fun!

Registration: Link to be announced!

An early-season training opportunity for Clubs and Teams across the country. This camp will be focused on developing and refining carving abilities for athletes across all LTD stages and all disciplines. We will be sharing lane space with the National Alpine Team, where you can ride alongside National Team members and friends through alpine courses with timing and fun races! Everyone will work together to develop new skills and have fun. No alpine specific equipment needed, this is for everyone! This camp is not only for athletes, but also for coaches. Coaches will work closely with our technical leaders and our National Team coaches to gain more insight on the sport, better understand the elements of a carve and the alpine discipline, and learn new coaching techniques.

As this is a team training opportunity, athletes must attend with coaches. If your team is not interested in participating, please contact Austin White at nhfgva.juvgr@pnanqnfabjobneq.pn and we will work to add you to another team attending.

 

Para Activation

Details to be announced!

 

Snowboard Cross


When: To be announced!

Where: Sunshine Village Ski Resort, Alberta

Discipline(s): Snowboard Cross focus, but open to all!

Goals: Awareness and fun (come try it!), Development and Performance training

Registration: Link to be announced!

Opportunity to ride and train a Snowboard Cross track to target the developmental and performance needs of the discipline. Athletes from all LTD stages and across all disciplines are invited to ride a snowboard cross course alongside teams and clubs from across the country. To be inclusive of the needs of lower-staged LTD athletes, training will be separated into Developmental and Performance athletes to be mindful of the training environment and create a safe and welcoming space for all. Coaches and athletes will have the opportunity to work with Technical Leaders to learn the rules and pathways for Snowboard Cross, learn new coaching techniques, and improve their knowledge around the required skillset for the discipline.

As this is a team trainig opportunity, athletes must attend with caoches. If your team is not interested in participating, please contact Austin White at nhfgva.juvgr@pnanqnfabjobneq.pn and we will work to get you added to another team attending.

 

Edge Camp East

 

When: To be announced

Where: To be announced

Discipline(s): Alpine focus, but open to all!

Goals: Awareness and fun, Develop carving skills

Registration: Link to be announced

A training opportunity for teams to train on an alpine course alongside other teams and clubs across the country. This camp will be focused on developing and refining carving abilities for athletes of all LTD stage across all disciplines. Everyone will work together to develop new skills, improve technique, and have fun. No alpine specific equipment needed! This camp is for everyone - not only for athletes, but also for coaches as well. Coaches will work closely with our technical leaders to learn about the rules, pathways, skills, and coaching techniques within the sport of Alpine.

As this is a team training opportunity, athletes must attend with coaches. If your team is not interested in participating, please contact Austin White at nhfgva.juvgr@pnanqnfabjobneq.pn and we will work to get you added to another team attending.

 

Slopestyle and Halfpipe

 

When: To be announced

Where: WinSport, Alberta

Discipline(s): Halfpipe & Slopestyle Focus (Open to all!)

Goals: Halfpipe awareness (Come try it!), Development and performance training 

Registration: Link to be announced

An mid-February training opportunity for clubs and teams across the country. This camp will be focussed on providing a World Cup level Slopestyle course, a 22ft Halfpipe, and a Junior Slopestyle venue to target the development and refinement of skills for athletes of multiple LTD stages in the freestyle disciplines. This camp aims to target not only the progression of athletes, but also of coaches by providing judge and coach mentorship opportunities to refine their knowledge around the skills, rules, and judging within the freestyle disciplines. To be inclusive of athletes across all LTD stages, the camp will be separated into developmental and performance groups to facilitate a welcoming training environment for all.

As this is a team training opportunity, athletes must attend with coaches. If your team is not interested in participating, please contact Austin White at nhfgva.juvgr@pnanqnfabjobneq.pn and we will work to get you added to another team attending.

 

Para and Snowboard Cross 

 

When: To be announced

Where: To be announced

Discipline(s): Para and Snowboard Cross (Open to all)

Goals: Awareness, Development and Performance Training

Registration: Link to be announced

Summary to be released shortly

 

The Gathering

The grand season finale

 

When: May 1st - 8th, 2023

Where: Sunshine Village Ski Resort, Alberta

Discipline(s): Freestyle, Snowboard Cross, Alpine, Banked Slalom, Para

Goals: Multi-disciplinary camp to ride the Holy Bowly, Alpine, Banked Slalom, and Snowboard Cross courses with various athletes and teams across the country

Registration: Link to be announced

Canada Snowboard’s week long multidisciplinary Youth Performance Camp. Bring all of your snowboards, your good vibes, stoke to ride, and come join clubs across the country at the Holy Bowly course at Sunshine Village. This camp focuses primarily on the fun times of snowboarding by bringing together the competitive community of snowboarders in Canada to session a variety of disciplines together. To build on last year’s success, this year there will be introduced a brand new Holy Bowly course, banked slaloms, alpine courses, as well as the addition of a snowboard cross track to race down! Come ride alongside national team members and friends.

This camp provides opportunities to both coaches and athletes across the country, bringing together everyone to ride, have fun & progress on the unique terrain of the Holy Bowly course. Both coaches and riders will have the opportunity to learn from each other, as well as the High-Performance coaches, who will help everyone progress their riding and coaching across multiple disciplines within this unique space.

Participation for the entire week is not mandatory. This year, we will introduce a rest day in the middle of the week to allow some time to recover the energy levels. 

As this is a team training opportunity, athletes must attend with coaches. If your team is not interested in participating, or if you are a developing coach hoping to attend for mentorship opportunities without a team, please contact Austin White at nhfgva.juvgr@pnanqnfabjobneq.pn and we will work to get you added to another team attending.