Freestyle Comp 12.16-12.17

Friday, December 15, 2017

Hi Team,
 
We had an awesome training session last weekend and with a ton of snow this week, this weekend will be even better.  There are 2 competitions this weekend as well as training at the mountain.  I highly recommend that all rookie athletes NOT attend the events this weekend and instead continue to work their fundamentals at Mount Snow.
 
Events this weekend:
  • Freeride Team:  There is a USASA Rail Jam event on Sunday.  Lane and Lex will head to Stratton for the Rail Jam.  Check in on Sunday will be in the main lodge at Stratton and plan to be there by 8AM.
  • Mogul Team:  The B Mogul Opener is this weekend.  Laff will head to Okemo with the mogul team.
  • There will be two coaches back at Mount Snow as well for those not competing.  Please meet at the firepit at the normal times.
Competitions/ Memberships Overview:  This season, the Freeride team will concentrate exclusively in the USASA Southern Vermont Series Slopestyle and Rail Jam (and Halfpipe if there is interest) events and our Mogul team will continue to compete in USSA events as normal.
 
Memberships:  To compete in the USASA events, a competitor must have a USASA membership.  USASA membership information can be found at www.usasa.org.   Southern Vermont Series information can be found here: http://www.southernvermontseries.com/ and more info on their facebook page at www.facebook.com/usasasouthernvermontseries/
 
To compete in USSA Moguls, a Freestyle Competitor license is required.   For athletes competing for the first time, a Youth or Rookie license will suffice.  We compete will compete in the USSA Eastern Division, Central Region.   Please remember to obtain a USSA Competitor license prior to registering for the first event.  Information regarding USSA Memberships can be found athttp://my.ussa.org/membership/become-member-online.  Information regarding the Eastern Freestyle Division can be found here:  www. http://easternfreestyle.org.
 
Parent Meeting:  We plan to have our first parent/team meeting over the holiday break during the week.  More information to follow regarding day & time.
 
Thanks team,
-Laff
 
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