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Carving the Future

Presented by the Canadian para-alpine ski program

Come out and try a few days of entry level ski racing at a Carving the Future camp near you! Alpine Canada would like to invite you to learn what ski racing is all about!

Vision:
- To bring skiers who want to learn more about ski racing together on snow.
- To teach athletes what is required to be a ski racer and what it takes to become the next Paralympic champion.
- To provide an opportunity for coaches to learn more about ski racing and the unique elements of coaching para athletes.

Athletes:
- Improve your free-skiing
- Learn to and/or improve your skiing in gates
- Work with a national-team coach
- Learn how to take care of your ski equipment
- Participate in a race

Coaches/instructors:
- Assist in coaching and supporting athletes
- Help carry equipment
- Provide feedback to athletes
- Learn how a para-alpine athlete trains
- Opportunity to lead on-snow sessions

2014-15 Schedule:
January 10-11, 2015 — Rabit Hill, AB
January 15-16, 2015 - Ski Bromont, QC
January 24-25, 2015 — Poley Mtn, NB
January 29-30, 2015 - Craigleith Ski Club, ON

What’s required:
- Provide own ski equipment. *Helmets are mandatory*
- To be able to comfortably ski a blue run without assistance or supervision. If this is something you are uncomfortable with, you are welcome to bring an assistant to help you.
- To cover the cost for your own transportation to the hill as well as your lift tickets, food and accommodation required for the camp.
- Signed liability waiver (can be completed ahead of time with registration or day of event)

To register for any event or for more information, please contact:

Nick Brush
Para-Alpine Athlete Development Coordinator
nbrush@alpinecanada.org
778.887.5141

Building Our Best
Presented by BC Adaptive Snow Sports (BCAS)

BC Adaptive Snowsports (BCAS) has been successful in implementing a ‘learn-to-race’ program called Building Our Best (BOB). Carving the Future was initially inspired by and continues to be motivated by BOB and the recruitment and awareness the program has created. BOB camps and races provide an opportunity to develop and teach adaptive and cognitively impaired athletes to take their skiing to the next level through an introduction to ski racing. This program continues to help build the future for para-alpine skiing in Canada. For more info on these camps, contact John Newton, BC Para-alpine ski team head coach,  john@bcadaptive.com.