YOUTH RACING – AGES 6-13 years of age (U8-U14)
This program is the next step up from Intro to Racing. The program is open to those between the ages 6-13 (U8-U14) which starts typically the 2nd weekend in December, with a 5 day camp over the Christmas holiday period, then skis every Saturday starting the first weekend in January through mid March. This program is designed for racers who would like to continue to learn more about racing and participate in additional racers as the youth level. For those who would like to add additional training day you can sign up for Saturday and Sunday training for an additional fee.
Skiers will build a base of solid skills and basic fundamentals through directed free skiing and some basic GS gate training, and friendly competition. This program emphasizes improving free-skiing and free-riding, basic race fundamentals, skiing etiquette, safety and fun!
There are 5 races with in the Inland Northwest/Emerald Empire Youth Ski League that are available to participate, these races are optional at this level however we encourage your racer to participate.