All participants MUST FOLLOW ALL Health Authority, and Silver Star Mountain Covid-19 health and safety guidelines in place while attending the 2021/22 Silver Star Freestyle programs.
The Junior Development Team starts to introduce Snowboard Athletes to the competitive environment. Fall dryland sessions are recommended in this program to prepare athletes skills for on-snow training and the opportunity of 1-2 competitions per season.
The Snowboard Jr DTeam is for motivated and driven athletes who have chosen snowboarding as one of their top sports. Athletes in this program generally get an opportunity compete in local and BC Snowboard provincial events. The Jr DTeam is an extended 14 week program with 16 sessions and will prepare athletes for a smooth transition to the Senior Dev team
This is an 'Invite-Only' program. If you think the Snowboard Junior DTeam is a fit for you please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SS Freestyle Development Ski and Snowboard Jr. Teams
Skiing - This encompasses the disciplines of freeski, moguls, slopestyle, and big air. Dryland training programs focus on acrobatic training. Athletes are encouraged to participate in other team or individual sports and participate in all disciplines of freestyle skiing. Athletes in this program generally compete in Super Youth or Regional freestyle/freeski events. The Development Team prepares athletes for a smooth transition to Timber Tour and/or IFSA when they are ready.
Snowboard - Riders will train the disciplines of freeride, slopestyle, big air and dabble with snowboard cross. This program transitions snowboard athletes to BC Snowboard series events.
Q. What is the SS Freestyle Development Ski Team criteria?
A. Primarily applicants must be driven, have great attitude, fun to be around and good work ethic. Athletes must be prepared to ski 1.5 to 2 days per week and participate in some summer and fall training programs. Age group is 11-14 with some exceptions.
Q. How do I get on the SS Freestyle Development Ski Team?
A. There are two options:
Invitation: This program is generally an invitation program. The list of invited athletes will be posted no later then Oct 15.
Application process: If athletes are not on the invite list or unsure if they will be invited but would like to join the program there is an application process. SS Freestyle and its Coaching Team will help assess if this program is a fit for the applicant. The window for application is from September 1 to October 15.
Applicants can submit requests to join to:
Snowboard Development Team & Jr. Team - email@example.com