Buddy Werner

January 9, 2020 -February 27, 2020
The Buddy Werner program is designed for skiers aged 6 to 12 years who want to develop ski-skills in a fun,
kid-oriented program designed to give children exposure to alpine ski racing. Skiers are instructed in the basics of ski racing and team participation with an emphasis on learning slalom, giant slalom, and freeskiing/SkillsQuest under close supervision by experienced coaches and parents who are accomplished skiers. This is not a learn to ski program for kids who have not skied before. All volunteers and coaches are registered with US Ski and Snowboard, undergo background screening, and are trained and tested in the USOC SafeSport program.   Participants meet in small groups with adult coaches on Saturdays or Sundays. When you sign up, you are committing to either Saturday or Sunday.
There are NO swapping days of training to stay COVID-19 compliant.
January: 9 or 10, 16 or 17, 23 or 24, 30 or 31,
Feb: 6 or 7, 20 or 21, 27 or 28.   NO TRAINING FEB 13/14. Tentatively: 2021 Buddy Werner Championships is an additional weekend, March 6 & 7 at Beaver Creek.
More info provided TBD.   Requirements: Ski pass, skis, boots, poles, appropriate clothing, glove, helmet, goggles, and a mask.   Edades 6-12. El enfoque está en desarrollar carreras fundamentales de esquí en un ambiente divertido con entrenadores voluntarios con experiencia.

2020/21 Price $450. Includes coaching in controlled courses, club races, and BW Finals at Sunlight. Does not include the lift pass.

Early Registration price, $400 (through Dec 1, 2020)

Accomplished, independent BW racers may add Winter Break Camp or Big Wednesdays with the approval of Head Coaches.

  • Break Camp $400
  • Big Wednesday, $300

Requires work deposit.

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