Loppet Foundation

TRAIL KIDS 2016 Ski Swap and Pre-Season Meeting

This article was posted on Monday, October 17, 2016

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When: Monday, October 24 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Wirth Park Main Chalet fireplace room

Who: For all current and new TRAIL KIDS participants and parents.

What: The TRAIL KIDS meeting will include:

  • Information on the 2016-17 Winter TRAIL KIDS Program.
  • Meet the 2016-17 TRAIL KIDS coaching staff.
  • Wax clinic ( glide and kick wax demonstrations).
  • TRAIL KIDS optional race suit and warm up fitting.
  • Overview of 2016-17 Skiwerx and CXC Youth Cup race schedule.
  • Tips for youth and parents for race day.
  • Tips on dressing for the cold weather.
  • Ski swap and ski equipment fitting tips- Bring your child’s equipment that they have outgrown and coaches will be there to fit kids for ski and pole sizing.

Schedule: 

  • 6:00 – 6:30 –  Ski swap set up. Arrive early if you are bringing items to swap. Have items labeled with selling price and your name.
  • 6:30 – 7:00 – Welcome , meet the coaches, Ski swap and TRAIL KIDS race suit/warm up fitting
  • 7:00 – 7:15 – Kim Rudd, TRAIL KIDS Director
    • Overview of TRAIL KIDS Nordic Program
    • Overview of upcoming skiwerx and CXC Youth Cup race series schedule
  • 7:15 – 7:30 – Clothing/Equipment
    • Clothing tips – Coach Mary McKelvey
    • Ski equipment needed and proper fitting – Coach Pete Moran
  • 7:30 – 8:00 – Basic wax clinic – Coach Paul Choudoir

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