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WHISTLER DEVELOPMENT TEAM

DH RACE PROGRAM
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) and dryland conditioning. Coaches include Luke Irving, Max Horner and Jaime Hill.

Groups will be developed with age, ability and previous racing experience in mind.

27 training dates all based in Whistler:

  • Training will be on Saturdays in May and June
  • Training in the summer will be Tue/Wed/Thurs with Wed being Phat Wednesday late start time
  • On weeks where there is a BC cup training will be Tue/Wed to allow families travel time to races

Rates & Info


MAY 27 - AUG 31, 2017
See calendar for training and race dates
Proposed Calendar
SESSIONS 27
CHILD 10-12 YRS $2,609 regular rate
$2,119 early bird
YOUTH 13-18 YRS $2,845 regular rate
$2,315 early bird

Early Bird valid until April 30, 20176. Regular price valid from May 1-26, 2017.

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

MAY 27 - AUG 31, 2017
SESSIONS CHILD 10-12 YRS YOUTH 13-18 YRS
See calendar for training and race dates
Proposed Calendar
27 $2,609 regular rate
$2,119 early bird
$2,845 regular rate
$2,315 early bird

Early Bird valid until April 30, 20176. Regular price valid from May 1-26, 2017.

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

Information

For more information or to book call 1-800-766-0449

What's Included


PRICE INCLUDES

  • All coaching while at Whistler
  • A full Whistler Bike Park seasons pass

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDES

  • WORCA membership
  • Event fees (Crankworx and Phat Wednesday)

Program Details


Dates

See attached Calendar for proposed 2017 dates. All dates subject to change. You will be kept updated by regular emails from the coaches.

  • Saturdays in May and June
  • Tue/Wed/Thurs July and Aug
    •  Wed being Phat Wednesday late start time
    • On weeks where there is a BC cup training will be Tue/Wed to allow families travel time to races

Proposed Calendar

Meeting Location

Outside The Lift Coffee Co 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.

All purchases are transacted in Canadian Dollars and are subject to applicable taxes. Prices and dates are subject to change without notice.