Junior Development (ages 13-18)

Aims to produce technically competent nordic skiers, focusing on skiing for fitness and competition.  Training plans are designed to meet athlete’s objectives.

Junior Development athletes gain the support of a full time, full year coaching support.

JD1 & JD2  (U14 & U16): A competitive program for those kids who have completed Track Attack or are at a similar level and are ready to make more commitment to training and racing. The Goals of the JD program are to:

  • Development of overall fitness and ski specific skills.
  • Focus on Aerobic training and building a base.
  • Develop sound technique.
  • Race up to BC Championships level revelstokes-jacolyn-elliot_photo-rob-buchananfor younger ages and Nationals for older ages.
  • Foster a strong sense of team.
  • Learn to give back to the skiing community by mentoring Track Attack and Jackrabbit skiers.
  • Begin to incorporate full year training for the older ages.
JD2 (U18 & U20): A competitive program for those kids who have completed Train to Train and are ready to make even more commitment to training and racing. In this
program athletes are training year-round and competing regularly. The goals of the program are to:
  • Continue development of overall fitness and ski specific skills.
  • Focus on advanced training methods.
  • Focus on advanced technique improvement.
  • Race up to Nationals and NorAm level.
  • Foster a strong sense of team.
  • Incorporate year round training.