Summer XC Dry-land
June 17-August 26th
The ASC training center is again offering a summer cross- country skiing specific dry-land program for junior athletes. ASC-TC coaching staff will lead athletes in workouts that combine strength conditioning, roller skiing, running, hiking and other fun outdoor adventures intended to build fitness and focus for the coming cross-country competition season.
Who can join:
Open to all cross-country athletes ages 12 – 19 who are motivated to improve fitness and technique. This summer training block will combine Comp team athletes and Devo team athletes that have, or will be competing at the middle and high school levels. Sessions will be divided by ability levels to ensure appropriate workouts while at the same time maintaining a fun team environment.
Training sessions will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am to 11am and some Saturdays from 9am to mid-afternoon. The Saturday sessions (identified below with *) will be combined with the Tahoe City junior program.
June: 17, 19, 24, 26, 29*
July: 1, 3, 8, 10, 13*, 15, 17, 22, 24, 27*, 29, 31
August 5, 7, 10*, 12, 14, 19, 21, 24*, 26
ASC encourages our athletes to attend the Far West Nordic camps: Tahoe Bliss June 25-27; June Lake July 18-21; FW/PNISA August 14-18
Athletes will meet the ASC van at Truckee High and will be transported to workouts. Locations range from the Truckee area to the Training Center and Kingvale plus the Tahoe City area for combined workouts with the Tahoe City group.
In general athletes will need trail running shoes, all weather clothing, water bottle holder, helmet, pads, XC boots and poles for roller-skiing, etc.
Dues and registration:
Program dues are $440 and include transportation in the ASC van and use of ASC rollers skis . Registration forms can be downloaded by clicking here 2013 summer XC training sign-up forms and must be received with payment by June 15th. Families planning on continuing in a winter program can include 2013-14 family membership which allows for adding the summer biathlon program at a discount via the same registration form. More biathlon info by clicking here. Athletes will be contacted by coaches with further details.
2013-14 Devo and Comp team plans are in the works, stay tuned for updates in early June.