DH RACE PROGRAM 2018

Whistler Development Team

The Whistler Development Team is for expert riders who want to take an athlete-focused approach to racing and further PROGRESS their downhill biking skills. Our top coaches will guide athletes through a structured PROGRAM to develop athletes to be all-round better riders. Groups will work on all the skills needed to become a top DH racer; including high-end cornering, jumping, decision making and tactics, bike setup and course analysis.
Sessions will also include timing, video/photo analysis, goal setting, races (Phat Wednesdays and Crankworx events).
 
Groups will be developed with age, ability and previous racing experience in mind.
 
27 training dates all based in Whistler:
  • This year all training dates will be in the summer Tue/Wed/Thurs with Wed being Phat Wednesday late start time.

RATES & INFO

JUL 3 - AUG 30, 2018 SESSIONS CHILD 10 - 18 YRS
Tue/Wed/Thurs
 
 
Tue – DH training
Wed – DH training/race day
Thurs – Enduro ride/pumptrack/airdome
 
 
Schedule for each week will be confirmed by the coaches.
27
$2935 Regular Rate

Regular price valid from May 1-26, 2018.

Rates do not include taxes. Rates include full Bike Park season pass. All dates subject to change. You will be kept updated by regular emails from the coaches. 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

PRICE INCLUDES PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDES 
  • All coaching while at Whistler
  • A full Whistler Bike Park season pass
  • WORCA membership
  • Event fees (Crankworx and Phat Wednesday)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DATES
  • Tue/Wed/Thurs July and Aug

 Wed being Phat Wednesday late start time

MEETING LOCATION
  • Garbanzo Bike and Bean patio at the base of Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
LUNCH
  • Not provided, please provide a packed lunch or lunch money for Garbo's Grill.
DROP OFF AND PICK UP
  • DROP OFF: 9:30am.
  • PICK UP: 3:30pm
Late start on Wednesdays for Phat Wednesday race days 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Teens (13 - 18) will be allowed to sign themselves out at the end the session. 

BIKING ABILITY
  • Groups for expert riders with extensive DH experience. Previous racing experience an asset.
  • New riders need to be approved by program supervisor for consideration for the program. Participants may be required to do an ability assessment on the first day of the program.
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENT
  • DH Bike - full suspension and disc brakes required.
  • Trail Bike – full suspension and disc brakes required.
  • Dirt jump/BMX – for pumptrack training.
  • Full body armor, leg pads, bike gloves and full face and half lid helmet required.
BIKE PARK PASS
  • Included in price of program.

Need assistance?

Hours
Apr 22 - through Summer
8:30am - 5:30pm

1-800-766-0449      604-967-8950 (LOCAL)
wbreservations@vailresorts.com

 

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