JOIN NOW! WMR's Snowboard and Freeski Program

Updated Thursday November 16, 2017 by Sara Montgomery.

WELCOME to WMR's Snowboard and Freeski Programs

WMR's Freeride Programs train from early January until mid-March. Coaching support ends after the last USASA local Series competition (usually first part of March). You must be a paid member of the Freeride Program to train and travel with the team and the coaching staff. Private coaching sessions are available to WMR Freeride members with WMR Freeride Coaches.

POST SEASON TRAVEL

Travel, coaching and support for Nationals must be provided by the parent at a rate per coach of $116 per day, $.55 per mile, cost of coaches’ hotel room and $20 per diem food allowance and arranged through and with the coach.

MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVLEGES

Race Building -Full Members are provided space in the race building to store a backpack during the season in the Race Building. The race building is for full member athletes only as space in the building is limited due to the growing number of athletes in the program.

Team Uniform--Full Members of WMR are provided a team jacket, if registered before April 30th, as part of their program fees, which are sponsored by Whiteman Chevrolet and other businesses. The team jackets are to be worn during training, competition and on the podium,  This gives our sponsors as well as our team great brand exposure.

Team Dryland Training and Christmas and February Break 4-day camps (read below)

Contact: sara@westmtn.net

Full Program (ages 7 and older) participants meet on Monday's and Friday’s from 6-8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4 pm. Participants receive a full privilege race pass and use of the race building to store a backpack, christmas and february break 4-day camps (dates TBD), a Team Uniform coat (if program purchased before April 30th) and dryland training that begins in October. The introductory rate is $1,100 if registered by April 30th! The price goes up to $1,200 after April 30th. If you already have purchased a season pass, please contact the front desk at 518-636-3699 to register. The program begins January 9, 2018 and runs until mid March. Coaching fees and travel are not supported by the program after date of last local USASA competition. Post season competition coaching and travel fees must be paid by the parent.

Midweek Program (ages 7 and older) participants meet on Monday's and Friday’s only from 6-8 pm. Participants receive a midweek race pass, and christmas and february break 4-day camps (dates TBD). The introductory rate is $900 if registered by April 30th! The price goes up to $1,000 after April 30th. If you already purchased a season pass, please contact the front desk at 518-636-3699 to register. The program begins January 9, 2018 and runs until mid March.

Program Descriptions:

West Mountain Racing Snowboard Team 

 This team is for snowboarders looking to compete in the USASA Adirondack Series.  We will be training for and competing in a variety of competitions including (but not limited to) snowboard cross, slope style, and rail jams. This is great for those new to competition as well as those who have a few seasons of competition under their beltsThis team is for ages 7 and up.  Athletes must at least be comfortable on small to medium features in the park and able to be comfortable on various terrain.  

 

Competitions will be held the same days and locations as those for the freeski team.  USASA membership in the Adirondack Series is required. 

Travel includes competitions at Whiteface, Gore, Titus, and some Southern VT mountains.  If the athlete earns enough points throughout the season, (s)he could potentially receive an invite to USASA Nationals!   

 

 West Mountain Racing Freeski Team 

 

This team is for skiers looking to compete in the USASA Adirondack Series as an alternative to alpine racing.  We will be training for and competing in slopestyle, skier cross, and rail jams. This is great for those new to competition as well as those who have a few seasons of competition under their beltsThis team is for ages 7 and up.  Athletes must at least be comfortable on small to medium features in the park and able to be comfortable on various terrain.  

 

Competitions will be held the same days and locations as those for the snowboard team.  USASA membership in the Southern Adirondack Series is required.  

Travel includes competitions at Whiteface, Gore, Titus, and some Southern VT mountains.  If the athlete earns enough points throughout the season, (s)he could potentially receive an invite to USASA Nationals!

Parent Notes:

Parent shadowing--WMR does not allow parents to shadow coaches and athletes during training and travel. If you wish to learn more about what the coaches are working on with their group, please meet with your athlete's coach in person. Any problems or concerns can be addressed with a coach directly or with Program Administrator Sara Montgomery.

(One parent or guardian of each full program member is expected to volunteer to work at a minimum of three WMR races and/or events OR serve on the race crew OR pay a $200 volunteer waiver fee.)

We do have a NO REFUND POLICY