TRAIL KIDS Nordic Ski Preseason Meeting and Wax Clinic

When: Sunday, November 3 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Where: The Trailhead

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

What: The TRAIL KIDS meeting will include:

  • Information on the 2019/20 Winter TRAIL KIDS Program
  • Meet the TRAIL KIDS coaching staff.
  • Wax clinic ( glide and kick wax demonstrations).
  • TRAIL KIDS optional race suit and warm up fitting.
  • Overview of 2019/20 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.


  • 6:00 – 6:30pm: Team ski swap ( youth equipment only) and equipment sizing offered by Gear West. Bring last years equipment and your child to see if their equipment still fits!
  • 6:30 – 7:00pm: TRAIL KIDS Nordic Program Overview given by Kim Rudd, TRAIL KIDS Director
    • Welcome and Introduce coaching staff
    • Overview of TRAIL KIDS Nordic Program
    • Overview of upcoming Skiwerx and CXC Youth Cup race series schedule
    • Prize drawings (win some fun prizes donated by local ski shops)
  • 7:00 – 7:15pm: Clothing/Equipment tips: Gear West and coaching staff
  • 7:15 – 8:00pm: Rotation to various ski information stations below:
    • Basic glide and kick wax clinic
    • SkiErg and double pole technique
    • TRAIL KIDS race suit/warm up and ski equipment fitting