Loppet Foundation

TRAIL KIDS 2019 Nordic Ski Club Preseason Meeting and Wax/Equipment Clinic

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When: Sunday, November 3 6:00 – 7:30 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 2019/20 TRAIL KIDS coaching staff.
  • Wax clinic ( glide and kick wax demonstrations).
  • TRAIL KIDS optional race suit and warm up fitting.
  • Overview of 2019/20 youth 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:

  • 5:30 – 6:00 – Arrive early to drop off ski equipment for swap if needed and get free ski fit provided by Gearwest Ski Shop inside Trailhead.
  • 6:00 – 6:15 – Kim Rudd, TRAIL KIDS Director
    • Welcome and Introduce  TK and LNR coaching staff
    • Overview of TRAIL KIDS Nordic Program
    • Overview of youth winter race series including the new T.K. Super Ski Series
    • Prize drawings ( win some fun prizes donated by local ski shops)
  • 6:15 – 6:30- Clothing/Equipment – GearWest Staff
    • Clothing tips
    • Ski equipment needed and proper fitting
  • 7:00- 7:30 p.m. – Parents and kids will rotate to various stations inside Trailhead.
    • Basic glide and kick wax clinic
    • SkiErg and double pole technique station with LNR Junior Coach Piotr Bednarski and Chris Harvey.
    • Ski swap Arrive early if you are bringing items to swap. Have items labeled with selling price and your name
    • TRAIL KIDS race suit/warm up fitting

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