I just received permission from NHARA this evening to allow our Tecnica Cup racers to ski in the Crnamore Mac Cup on Sunday. All MWVST T Cup athletes are encouraged to race if they would like.
all mac cup athletes should be racing.
Good to have some nice "crisp" weather this week. A good reminder that it is a winter sport.
Here is our training and racing plan for the upcoming week.
We are hosting a GS/SG training camp day on Friday, (tomorrow) at Cranmore. MWVST and CRT alum and current US Ski Team member Leanne Smith will be on hand for part of the day. Leanne recently podiumed in the Cortina, Italy Downhill placing 3rd and took 2nd at the Val d'Isere World Cup DH. We will ski GS 9-noon and SG 1-4. Meet at the Cranmore Race Building at 8:30 am.
Saturday- Cranmore early morning Super G training. Be ready to load the quad at 7:30 am. Please be on time.We will train SG from the upper GS start on the Middle till 9:30 am. We will then train GS 11-1 p
Tecnica Cup group races at Gunstock on Saturday. Van will leave from office at 6:15 am and from Cumbies at 6:30 am. If you are Tecnica eligible but would rather train that is more than ok.
Sunday-Attitash/Bear Peak early morning SG training. Be at Bear Peak Lodge at 6:30 am. We will train SG till 9 am on Illusion. We will take a break and then train GS and SG elements from 10:30-1 PM.
Macomber Group races GS at Loon. Van will depart office at 6:45 am and from Cumbies at 7 am. If you are Mac eligible but would like to train instead that is perfectly fine.
Jan 28-31. MWVST Speed Week. All U 16's are encouraged to at least do one of the non U 16 Championship race days to use as training for your championships.
Mon- NHARA SG Champs at Attitash/Bear Peak- All U 16,U 18 and U 21's are encouraged to race. There will be 2 races each day. Be at Bear Peak Lodge at 7:30-7:45 am
Tues-Same as above.
Wed-NHARA U 16 Ladies SG Champs. All U 16's are encouraged to race. There will be two races. Be at Bear Peak Lodge between 7;30-7:45 am.
Thurs-NHARA U 16 Men's SG Champs. All U 16's are encouraged to race. There will be 2 races. Be at Bear Peak Lodge between 7:30-7:45 am.
All U 16's should be racing the Schneider Cup at Cranmore.Here is the training and racing schedule for Jan 10-13.
Thurs, Jan 10-SL train 1-4 on Illusion on Bear Peak. Gym workout 4:40-5:15 pm
Fri, Jan 11-GS train 12:30-4 pm, Cranmore
Sat, Jan 12- Cranmore 8-3:30. Be ready to load the quad at 8:30. Please be on time. We will be training GS on Zip's which is the slope to skier's right of the Comp Slope.
Sun, Jan 13-Cranmore 8-3:30. Be ready to load the quad at 8:30. Please be on time. We will be training SL on same slope as Saturday.
Thurs, Jan 10- DEVO FIS GS at Waterville-FIS Group
Fri, Jan 11- DEVO FIS SL at Waterville-FIS Group
Sat, Jan 12-DEVO FIS SL at Waterville-FIS Group
Sat, Jan 12- Tecnica Cup GS at Proctor- Van departs office at 6:15 am and from Cumberland Farms at 6:30. T Cup Group
Sun, Jan 13- Macomber Cup GS at Ragged. Van departs office at 6:15 am and from Cumberland Farms at 6:30. Coach Ace Tarberry will be racing in this event so the men's points will be very good!
Good luck everyone!
Sat- Tecnica Cup SL at Gunstock. The van will leave at 6:15 am from the office and 6:30 am from Cumbies. Please let us know if you are riding the van and/or if you are racing in this event.
Sun- Macomber SL at Waterville. Van will leave office at 6:15 am and 6:30 am from Cumbies. Please let us know if you are riding in the van or racing in this event.
Race Schedule- U 18's and older. FIS athletes who are racing in the Waterville Series Jan 9-11 will be taking the van on Thursday and Friday. Departure time from the office is tentatively 6:30 am but will confirm that time. GS-Thurs, SL Fri/Sat.
If you plan to ride the van on Saturday or Sunday please email the office so we are expecting you and have room, tell us where you plan to get on, office or cumbies.
Sat, 1/12- U 18 Tecnica Cup Group races GS at Proctor. Van leaves the office at 6:15 am and from Cumberland Farms at 6:30 am.
Sun- 1/13-U 18 Mac Cup group races GS at Ragged. Van leaves office at 6:15 am and from Cumberland Farms at 6:30 am.
Weekend Training Schedule- All U 16's and Mac Cup group will train GS/SL on Saturday. Site and times TBD,
All U 16's and Tech Cup group will train GS/SL on Sunday. Site and times TBD.
U 16 Race Schedule-
Jan 21-Schneider Cup GS at Cranmore
Jan 28- NHARA SG Champs-optional
Jan 29-NHARA SG Champs-optional
Jan 30-NHARA U 16 Ladies SG Champs-encouraged
Jan 31-NHARA U 16 Men's SG Champs-encouraged
I incorrecetly listed the Loon Tecnica Cup GS race as 1/1, it is actually 12/31. It is an optional race but we encourage you to do it. There will also be training as previously stated at Cranmore from noon-6 pm .
Sorry for the typo.
Great to get all this new snow for a change with more on the way!
Here is the training and racing schedule for the rest of the vacation week.
12/28- All athletes including U 16 athletes are encouraged to race the
Joe Dodge SL at Wildcat.
We will also have training at Cranmore from 12 -6 pm and we will be
training GS gates on Zip's from 4-6 pm. If you are racing you can come
down after the race and get some GS training. Ed and Curt will be the
coaches meetiong athletes in the training center at noon. Dave and Shawn
will be at the Joe Dodge and then be coming down to Cranmore to help
with the GS trainig. Alec and Ace are "player/coaches" at Wildcat and to
help the points.
12/29-Cranmore- Noon-6. GS train from 4-6 pm. Meet at training center at
12/30- Cranmore- noon-6 pm. GS train from 4-6 pm. Athletes racing in the
Stan and Dan race should get to the main base lodge between 7:30-&7:45
am for registration. Shawn will meet you there with other coaches.
12/31-Cranmore- noon-6 pm. GS or SL training gates 4-6 pm.
1/1-All athletes and U 16 athletes are encouraged to ski in the Loon
Tecnica Cup GS. Training will be available for anyone not racing, most
likely SL art Bear Peak but we will update shortly.
The ski team van will leave from the office for Loon at 6:45 am and from
Cumberland Farms across from Kennett Middle School at 7 am.
Macomber Cup/Tecnica Cup- the point cut off for skiing in the Macomber Series is 150 in either GS or SL. If you have over 150 points in both GS and SL you should start off in the Tecnica Cup. If you have under 150 points in either GS or SL you are eligible to ski in the Mac Cup series. If you feel you would rather race in the T Cup Series and have a chance to contend every week than do that. The staff will meet with each of you this weekend to discuss the best avenue for you. All of these races are entered by voucher or online, coaches do not enter athletes in J1/J2 USSA races. Call or email if you have questions.
SUGGESTED RACE SCHEDULE:
DiCarlo GS @ Attitash 12/23
Joe Dodge SL @ Wildcat Dec.28
Tecnica Cup GS-Loon Dec.31
Mac Cup-site TBA Jan.1
Mac Cup group racing GS at Cranmore on Sunday.
U 16's have their respective SL Championships at Cannon and King Pine. Scott and Eddie will be the coaches going to Cannon. Shawn and Curt will be the coaches at King Pine.
Good luck to everyone this weekend!
Saturday-T Cup crew SL at Waterville. Van will depart the office at 6:15 am and from Cumbies at 6:30 am.
Sunday- Mac Cup crew SL at Pats Peak. Ace will be racing so the men's penalty will be very good. There will be no van available as it is heading to Sugarloaf with SPeed Week athletes on Sunday afternoon
and coaches have to make the Team Captain s Meeting there late Sunday afternoon