Parent/Athlete Resources

Updated Tuesday September 25, 2018 by Sara Montgomery.

Parent/Athlete Resources

What do you and your athlete need before training and competition?

1. Current NYSSRA (nyssra.org)/US Ski & Snowboard memberships at nyssra.org and usskiandsnowboard.org

2. Active WMR membership and signed Athlete Code of Conduct

3. Appropriate equipment (please see Sara if you are interested in ordering our WMR Elan skis at discounted rates, or please visit Fred at Peak Performance in Killington, Vt., for race boots, helmet, poles and skis. WMR members receive discounts at Peak Performace. Just tell them your are a WMR member! (Alpine Equipment Regulations are attached below)

U16/U19-Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G skis (radius standards change on occasion, so please see visit usskiandsnowboard.org) and poles, race boots, FIS helmet, zip off pants (black Arctica pants available at West Mountain Sports at discounted rates), race suit

U14--Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G (these can be rented for the season at some sport shops. Please check usskiandsnowboard.com for radius standards) skis and poles, race boots, FIS helmet, zip off pants (black Arctica pants available at West Mountain Sports at discounted rates), race suit  

U12--Slalom, Giant Slalom, skis and poles, race boots, race helmet (preferable a FIS helmet since it is required at U14 level), zip off pants (black Arctica pants available at West Mountain Sports at discounted rates), race suit

U10--Slalom (GS, if family wishes to have 2 sets), race poles, race boots, race helmet (children are required to have a FIS helmet at U14 level), zip off pants (black Arctica pants available at West Mountain Sports at discounted rates), race suit (if competing at away events)

U8--Slalom or basic race ski for children, race poles, race boots, race helmet, snowpants or zip off pants (black Arctica pants available at West Mountain Sports at discounted rates) if they have a race suit.

4. West Mountain Sports Race Tuning Card

5. Confirm race volunteer commitment dates with Sascha Mehalik and Margaret Godsil

6. Register for races as per your athletes age group through NYSSRA.org and/or adminskiracing.com

7. Watch Alpine Instructional Videos:

http://burkemtnacademy.org/skiing/alpine-instructional-videos/

8. Watch Videos of Great Skiing!

 

 

 

2019_ALP_Equipment.pdf