Biathlon – U16 & U18

 

FOCUS: Training and racing

A complete year-round training and racing program for youth aged 14 and older who have completed the U14 program or reached a comparable level of skiing/biathlon and training.

There are two streams available for this program (full details on chart below).

MULTI: Choose if you are a multi-sport athlete. This program provides athletes the opportunity to develop their physical conditioning, ski technique, biathlon shooting in a training and racing environment. It is also aimed at athletes that are not ready/available to do more training with the club

PRIMO: Choose if your goal is to perform well provincially. Advanced program for athletes that have chosen xc skiing or biathlon as their main sport. The program may lead athletes to be selected to an Alberta Team or National Development stream.

U18 Primo Athletes can also apply to become a member of the Team Trail Sports Development team.
This add-on program is for U18 Primo athletes (and older), that are wanting to dedicate extra efforts in certain areas of their development to help them reach higher levels in cross country or biathlon.
Click here for more information, and apply here.

The U16 & U18 Racing Team travels and competes at the Nationals, NORAM races, Alberta Winter Games, Western Canadian Championships, and Calforex Cup Series.

Special events and camps offered throughout the year for an additional fee.

DATES: Year-round, starts May 1st

TIMES: After school and weekend program for 14-17 year olds. Morning sessions during the summer.

COST: $2,1655 (Multi), $2,795 (Primo),

Plus:
$20 Canmore Nordic Membership
$20 Cross Country Alberta & Nordiq Canada Insurance Coverage
Biathlon Alberta and Canada Insurance Coverage (cost differs by age)
$200 waxing deposit
BWTC gym pass
Rifle and ammunition
Expenses at camps/races

COACHING:
Rachel Koroscil, Advanced Coaching Diploma Certified
Stuart Harden, Competition Introduction Coaching Certified

RESOURCE: Biathlon Canada Long Term Athlete Development Model
PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Valerie Brisebois at biathlon@canmorenordic.com

Online Registration

U16 & U18 Streams at-a-glance for 2022-23

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