Freeski Progression Team

The Progression team is designed for freeskiers who wish to improve their all mountain skiing abilities.  This weekends-only program is an in-depth introduction to Big Mountain, Terrain Park, & Halfpipe skiing.  Progression athletes gain experience and build confidence in a fun, creative, and motivated setting.  Fall training is highly recommended, especially for athletes not enrolled in a fall sport.

Skill Development Focus

  • Strengthen fundamental skiing/riding skills on groomed & in varied terrain
  • Competency in all mountain terrain and conditions
  • Terrain Park etiquette & SMART Style
  • Air Awareness & Trick development
  • Rail/box slide basics
  • Halfpipe - edge control, pumping transitions & amplitude 

Ages

10-19 years old by December 31, 2016 (Born 2006-1997)

Fall Training Sessions

October 10 - December 2 (8 weeks) 
Additional cost: $360 
Mondays (7 - 8 pm) Axis Gymnastics - $20/Session - (307)-732-AXIS 
Tuesdays (4:30 - 5:30 pm) Strength & Conditioning
Wednesdays (4:30 - 5:45 pm)  Yoga - Flexibility & Injury Prevention: Snow King Lodge Room
Thursdays (4:30 - 5:30 pm) Strength & Conditioning
Fridays (7 - 8 pm) Axis Gymnastics - $20/Session -  (307)-732-AXIS 
 
*Athletes are recommended to take the Activities Bus to Snow King (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays) and should be picked up at Snow King.  

Pre-season Camps - highly recommended

Nov 12 - 13 / Snow King Fundamentals
Cost:  Approximately $149 dependent on number of athletes
 
November 19 / Grand Targhee
Cost: Approximately $99

Winter Training Sessions

December 3, 2016  –  March 12, 2017 (176 Hours Total)
Saturdays (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)  Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Sundays (9:30 am – 2:30 pm) Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
*Holiday Break Camp and competition travel are available at an additional fee.  

Summer Training

7-10 Days on snow recommended

Competition Options

Big Mountain Freeride
Regional- IFSA Jr Freeride Tour Grand Targhee, WY & Big Sky, MT
 
Skier/BoarderX, Banked Slalom, Slopestyle (Terrain Park), Rail Jam, & Halfpipe
Local- Wednesday Night Lights Series @ Snow King & JHMR offerings
Event Expenses
Local- Approximately $10 - $35 per event
Regional- Approximately $500 - $2000 per season dependent on number of events entered
 
Possible Licenses
USASA License-  Slopestyle, Skier/Boarder X, Halfpipe, Rail Jam
IFSA license-  Big Mountain Events

Ski Passes

Season Passes (not included in Program Tuition) must be purchased directly through the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Season Pass Offices.  To get the best rate, purchase the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort pass by August 31st.

Program Tuition

$1,450 + 1 day work deposit commitment
 
Early registration helps our planning! Register by August 15th and receive $50 off after check out. 

*Program rates increase $100 on September 21st & November 1st, 2016.
*Payment plan: register by September 30th with a minimum $100 deposit.  Balance is divided over October, November & December, and paid in full by 12/31/16.
*Learn more about the work deposit program here