FREESKI // Team

The Freeski Team is designed to help athletes improve their skills in slopestyle, halfpipe, rail jam and big air competitions.  The team will train at Killington, and compete in the USASA Southern Vermont series events, as well as local Killington events. Our focus will be using the diverse terrain here at Killington including both terrain parks and regular trails to prepare our athletes for competition.  

Ages: 11-16  (as of Dec. 31, 2019)
 

Program Details

  • Fundamental training in big air, slopestyle and halfpipe with a focus on techniques and skill development

  • Includes coaching at selected events in the USASA Southern Vermont Series and Killington’s Rails 2 Riches and K-town Showdown Competitions.

  • This program assists beginning freeski competitors with building skills needed for higher-level competition.

  • Includes competition coaching, coaches expenses and travel to agreed upon USASA events. This does not include USASA Nationals travel and coaches fees. 

Program Fees

  • $1,790.00 on or before October 15

  • $1,890.00 from October 16 to November 15

  • $1,990.00 after November 16

Extras
  • Jacket

Please familiarize yourself with our Program Insurance Policy (PIP) as we do not issue refunds. Please familiarize yourself with our mandatory KSC/KMS Work Obligation Program.

Program dates, meeting times, holiday period training & lunch

  • Program starts Sunday October 20, with Conditioning programs at Killington Mountain School from 10-12 the following Sundays October 27 and November 3.

  • On Sunday October 13, at 9:00 A.M., All athletes are invited to participate in the Columbus Day Weekend Annual Hike to the top of Killington Mountain, followed by refreshments and activities at the KMS Open House.

  • On Snow Program Starts Saturday, December 7

  • Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

  • Holiday Training Camp: Half Day Training December 24 and 31 with Full Day Training December 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, and 30.

  • February Training Camp: Additional Friday Training February 14 and 21.

  • Lunch Time: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

  • The program schedule includes 38 days on snow.

  • All scheduled training and competition is dependent on weather and snow conditions.

  • The program ends on March 28, 2020

 

FREESKI // Program Requirements & Information

  • USASA Membership is required to compete in the USASA Southern Vermont Series halfpipe and slopestyle events (Freeski).

  • All programs must be paid in full by the first day of the program. No exceptions will be made without prior arrangements with the program director.

  • A helmet is mandatory.

  • A mouth guard and back brace are strongly recommended.

  • Membership in the Killington Ski Club is required for all KSC/KMS program members. This membership entitles you to full use of the club building, including tuning facilities, as well as participation in KSC-sponsored social activities and other offerings.

  • Participation in the KSC/KMS Work Obligation Program is required for all families in the competition programs. This allows us to adequately staff competition events at Killington and provide a quality experience for our athletes in their home events.

  • Each athlete must have a Killington Unlimited Season Pass.

  • The coaching staff will send weekly emails with logistical details for the upcoming weekend.

 
 

Big Mountain Team

The Big Mountain Team program focuses on continued development of overall skiing skills and techniques. This is a fun and exciting program for athletes that want to improve their overall skiing ability. Athletes will ski a variation of terrains and all ski disciplines with a focus on steeps, trees, cliffs and other big mountain terrain through ski activities that can include ski orienteering, uphill travel, mountain exploration, resort sponsored events and inter mountain trips, among many others. This is a non competitive program where athletes can ski everything on the mountain with their peers. The goal of the Big Mountain Team is to instill a lifelong passion for skiing. 

 

Optional opportunities to compete in local IFSA/STEFT competitions may be available.



Ages: 8-16   (as of Dec. 31, 2019)

Program Details

  • Designed for skiers who can aggressively ski the entire mountain.

  • Fundamental training in a variety of ski disciplines.

  • Focused on improving their overall skiing ability while having fun.

Program Fees

  • $1,490.00 on or before October 15

  • $1,590.00 from October 16 to November 15

  • $1,690.00 after November 16

Families that participate solely in the Big Mountain are not required to participate in the Work Obligation Program.  For more information on volunteering for KMS Events please contact Alexis Voutas

Program dates, meeting times, holiday period training & lunch

  • Program starts Sunday October 20, with Conditioning programs at Killington Mountain School from 10-12 the following Sundays October 27 and November 3.

  • On Sunday October 13, at 9:00 A.M., All athletes are invited to participate in the Columbus Day Weekend Annual Hike to the top of Killington Mountain, followed by refreshments and activities at the KMS Open House.

  • On Snow Program Starts Saturday, December 7

  • Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

  • Holiday Training Camp: Half Day Training December 24 and 31 with Full Day Training December 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, and 30.

  • February Training Camp: Additional Friday Training February 14 and 21.

  • Lunch Time: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

  • The program schedule includes 38 days on snow.

  • All scheduled training and competition is dependent on weather and snow conditions.

  • The program ends on March 28, 2020

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