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SKI AND BOARD SWAP
Fall programs are in full swing at Maven Lane Vernon, The Air Barn Armstrong and Air House in Kelowna. Thanks to all the facility partners who provide space for the SS Freestyle trampoline programs to exist in the North Okanagan. SS Freestyle Club trampoline programs has over 150 kids and teens signed-up for programs this fall.
Recent changes - SS Freestyle regrets to announce that due to changes in trampoline industry regulations it is on the market to have to find a new Vernon location for its fall 2020 trampoline program (Next Year). 2000-3000 Square ft of space with Roof height of 20-30 ft is what SS Freestyle is looking for. SS Freestyle thanks Maven Lane for its amazing support of the SS Freestyle programs over the last 6 years. In that time over a 1000 kids have had an opportunity to participate and learn skills in a safe and fun activity.
There is still some spots in 2019 fall programs. Click here to view the registration webpage.
This week SS Freestyle will partner up with North Okanagan cycling society to ride at Becker Park 3 to 5pm. Join in for the toonie BBQ after 5pm. Bring any bike and ride the pump tracks and flow trail with Head Coach Hayden Person! Click here for more details.
Mason Swanson riding a slab on EC Connector
SS Freestyle would like to give some special appreciation for its North Okanagan corporate and small business donors. And our many volunteers. In the last few weeks much has been done to get ready for fall and winter programs. Over 150 kids participate in fall programs and close to 200 in our winter programs. Very recently the following businesses have directly made a huge difference in our community by supporting youth freestyle sports in the Greater Vernon and the North Okanagan:
BG Land Construction - Project lead of expansion
DCT Chambers - Transportation of expansion supplies
M & K Ready Mix - Concrete supplier
Silver Star Mountain - Mountain Partner
Brent moving Blocks
DCT Transportation unloading
SCV Contracting - Maven and Armstrong facility set-up and transportation
Thanks to all those families that helped hands-on setting up tramps this fall. And a special thanks to Matt Brown, Ryan Johnson, Speedpro and the team working to renovate the events trailer that showcase all our awesome partners.
Outside work complete
Inside work complete
SS Freestyle will be getting some on hill work done before the snow flies. The first work party is Saturday September 7 9am in Lot E at Silver Star. Look for the SS Freestyle event trailer. Txt Wade if you can make it: 250-550-5322. Where your you work clothes. Any help is appreciated.
Help! I need a new floor....
SIGN-UP NOW! We still have some space in programs at Maven Lane, Armstrong and Air House. View "Freestyle Programs" &/or go to "Program Registration" to view program details, schedules and fees for fall 2019. Wednesday Air House programs are here.
Here are some quick links:
Next week Friday Sept 13 is the first SS Freestyle group ride led by Sun Country Cycle team members:
LOCATION: Upper lot Ellison Park
BRING: Bring a mountain bike, water, tool kit, gloves and dress for the weather. Head lamp optional.
SS Freestyle welcomes the 2019/2020 Snowsports Academy Participants. Click here to learn more about SD 22 Snowsports Academy.
Above is a group photo of the Freestyle and Alpine Snowsports Academy at their first Strength and Conditioning session @ Vernon Crossfit. Makenna Christensen, William Erickson, Melody Fagerlund, Ella Garrod, Tate Garrod, Lucas Heppner, Caleb Johnson, Mason Land, Luca Robbiati, Alsex Sewell, Logan Stewart, and Mason Swanson are members of the 2019/2020 freestyle squad.
Ella Garrod testing the "Karl" jr ski - 148cm
Registration is open for fall programs. SS Freestyle has an exciting line-up of fall programs. SS Freestyle works with local partners to provide trampoline programs in Vernon, Armstrong and Air House Kelowna. View "Freestyle Programs" &/or go to "Program Registration" to view program details, schedules and fees for fall 2019.
Park coming soon!
Summer is in full swing and if you are a freestyle skier there is still lots to do!
Registration open now. There is space available for Introductory Camps and July Water Ramp sessions. Click here to sign-up. Questions contact email@example.com.
Registeation opens July 15 for fall programs. SS Freestyle has an exciting line-up of fall programs. SS Freestyle works with local partners to provide trampoline programs in Vernon, Armstrong and Air House Kelowna. View "Freestyle Programs" &/or go to "Program Registration" to view program details, schedules and fees for fall 2019.
SS Freestyle received $3500 to go towards trampoline equipment from the Funtastic Society. They presented the check to Program Director Wade Garrod at the 2019 Tournament July 29. Thank-you Funtastic Society for supporting Freestyle skiing and snowboarding!
Thanks to all these amazing people from Silver Star Bike Park who showed up to move the Air Bag June 8. Thanks to all the canine support as well (you know who you are). The event was sponsored by Buy Low Foods!
SS Freestyle needs a team of 10 + strong folks to roll up the Air Bag this week. LOCATION: Lower Air Site Christmas Bowl.Beverages and BBQ after! Dress for the weather. Thanks!
Let us know if you can make it: Click Here OR email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks everyone that made it out to the AGM. Click here for reports from the AGM.
Summer Air Academy program dates and details are now available:
The search is on for coaches that can take the fast growing SS Freestyle Competitive program to the next level. Program Director Wade Garrod has been tasked to build the coach team for 2019-20 ski season and beyond.
"The competitive SS Freestyle ski and snowboard programs have been growing and developing to new levels over the last few seasons. The focus is on building better skills now so athletes will achieve success and results in the future. This next team of coaches will be a mix of existing SS Freestyle Coach talent and probably some new talent as well. My goal is to build a cohesive coaching team that will support the dreams of SS Freestyle athletes. Our teams will continue to be athlete centered and coach driven with the support from the excellent volunteers, families and local partners. It's in our best interest to foster an already developed performance culture with in the club."
Click here to view current job information at SS Freestyle Club.
Summer Air Academy info is now posted and registration is open. Let me know if you have any questions. email@example.com
Registration: Click here
Calendar: Click here
General info: Click here
Please have the athletes fill this out. Air Academy Goals Sheet: Click here
What to bring: Click here
Water Ramp Policy and Procedure (waiver): Oliver
To SS Freestyle Members,
Here is what's currently on the go with SS Freestyle:
May 30, 2019 | 6pm | Vernon Golf and Country Club
Click here for details and agenda
Silver Star Freestyle would like to thanks Cole Melin for excellent service as Head Coach over the last two seasons. Cole and his partner Phoebe are currently in Italy travelling while Cole pursues his Sky Diving career. Thanks again Cole for leading our Competitive Freestyle program this last two season and all the best while you chase your dreams abroad!
The 2018-2019 Vernon Snowsports Academy Freestyle athletes are back in the gym at Vernon Crossfit with Jeremy Meredith and his team of coaches. The next activity for these athletes is to do some Parkour and trampoline training. The Snowsports Academy has partnered with Kelowna Air House to provide this training. By participating in Parkour athletes will develop the skills to manage crashes that will inevitably take place from time to time. Knowing how to crash is essential in all action sports to prevent injuries. Of course the goal is always to build perfect skills and trampoline is the base for this. Air House has an excellent group of coaches and world leading facilities to train freestyle athletes.
SS Freestyle would like to welcome the following freestyle athletes to the 2019-20 SD 22 Snowsports Academy program:
Makenna Christensen, William Erickson, Melody Fagerlund, Ella Garrod, Tate Garrod, Caleb Johnson, Mason Land, Luca Robbiati, Alex Sewell, Logan Stewart, Mason Swanson
Click here to get more information about the SD 22 Snowsports Academy program for competitive freestyle athletes.
A big thank you to all of our sponsors!