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Thanksgiving Race Camp
November 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Thanksgiving Race Camp at Ski Brule is a the best way to move your race skills to the next level. The race camp is for beginning racers to masters and everyone inbetween.
INCLUDING A SEPARATE PROGRAM FOR MASTERS RACERS DATES: NOV. 22-25, 2018
OUR MISSION: Provide quality, affordable, early season training without missing large amounts of school time.
BRULE HASN’T MISSED YET! 25+ YEARS of GREAT SNOW
Ski Brule has one of the premier snowmaking facilities in the country to ensure adequate snow for race training. Many times Ski Brule has had the only Thanksgiving race camp that offered lift served skiing in the Midwest. 1990, 1994, 1998, 1999 & 2009 for example. In 2011, after an all night rain, salt was applied and we had two sessions (AM & PM) of the best training of the camp. High Schoolers, here’s a chance to get your season started with a solid foundation. Make your plans today for Ski Brule.
3 KEYS to SUCCESS
1. FUNDAMENTALS: Latest basic skills and drills in technique and tactics.
2. EXCELLENT VISUALS: Visuals from top athletes and coaches as well as video of World Cup skiers.
3. MAXIMUM REPETITIONS: On snow time designed to afford as many gates or turns as possible.
Groups will break-up according to the age and ability of each athlete. Parents wishing to accompany very small children are welcome.
Emphasis will be on solid ski- technique, bio-mechanics and race techniques. Lectures will cover technique, tactics, conditioning, maintenance, sport psychology, equipment and maintenance.
FEES: $60 per day, $220 per racer for all four days.
LODGING: Call 1 800 DO BRULE. They have many options available including local motels.
Thurs. (Lifts at 9:00) Fri. through Sun. (Lifts at 7:00) Breakfast Buffet approx 1 hr before lifts begin.
Meet at 8:30 AM in the lodge Meet at 6:30 AM in the lodge Evening activities 7:00 PM in the lodge
For more information on the 2018 Ski Brule Race Camp, call Pat at: 608 848-6123, 608 347-5741 or 608 527-5757
Pat Slattery: Head Coach
Pat is a Level 400 Coach and Central Junior Olympic Team coach. He was Head Coach of the Madison Alpine Race Team and is a PSIA Level III instructor. Pat has over 35 years coaching at Mt Hood and Blackcomb summer camps, Wilmot and MAD Alpine. He is currently coaching with Blackhawk Ski Club.He was asst. US coach at the 32nd Trofeo Topolino Games in 1992 and acting Swiss team captain.
Jim Lease: Masters Coach
Jim is a Level 200 Coach, a PSIA Level III Instructor, Pro Racer and traveling NASTAR Pacesetter. He has over 30 years racing and coaching experience. Jim will head the Masters Program.
Jenny Dahlberg: Associate Coach
She is the head coach of Blackhawk Alpine Race Team since 2005 She is a Level 100 with course setting credits and former UW racer and raced USSA for Team Duluth.
Additional coaches: TBD