Loppet Foundation

TRAIL KIDS 2018 Nordic Ski Club Preseason Meeting and Wax/Equipment Clinic


When: Monday, November 5,  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 2018-19 Winter TRAIL KIDS Program.
  • Meet the 2018-19 TRAIL KIDS coaching staff.
  • Wax clinic ( glide and kick wax demonstrations).
  • TRAIL KIDS optional race suit and warm up fitting.
  • Overview of 2018-19 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.


  • 5:30 – 6:00 – Arrive early to drop off ski equipment for swap if needed.
  • 6:00 – 6:30 – Kim Rudd, TRAIL KIDS Director
    • Welcome and Introduce 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)
  • 6:30 – 7:00 – Clothing/Equipment
    • Clothing tips
    • Ski equipment needed and proper fitting
  • 7:00- 7:30 p.m. – Float around to the various stations
    • Basic glide and kick wax clinic
    • 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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