NATIONALS EXCELLENCE CAMP
The camp will be led by Olympic Gold Medal coaches Ben Boyd and Elijah Teter, and by Method Academy Director Cameron Hunter, and will also feature their professional staff and some special guest coaches to be announced.
Ride For Life Academy coaches Ben and Elijah have produced Olympic Gold and Silver medalists in half pipe, X Games winners, Olympians and X Games athletes in SBX and pro event winners in Slopestyle as well as having success in every other level of the sport.
Method Academy has produced several USASA National medalists and has enjoyed success at the pro level as well.Both programs have produced USASA National winners, and have a storied success, so you can be assured that this camp will be a difference maker for the riders!
◈ 1/ Camp Only – If you are looking for the ultimate camp to dial in your runs, tricks and skills for the USASA Nationals come and join us for 6 days of riding at Breckenridge. We will concentrate on Half Pipe, Slopestyle and SBX, and at your disposal you will have some of the most experienced, knowledgeable and FUN coaches around. Come with your goals, and let us help you achieve them!
◈ 2/ Camp and USASA Nationals Coaching – Do you want to be part of our team? Then enroll in our 2 week program. Not only will our crew get you dialed in for Nationals, but also we will coach and give you all the support you need so you can reach your personal competition goals. You will be a full-fledged member of the Method and Ride For Life Academy. Included in this segment is a USASA Nationals Team Jersey. Come feel what its like to be part of one of the best program’s in the world, and allow us to give you the time of your life.
◈ Week 1 – NATIONALS TRAINING. We will meet every day at 8.30 am in Ski Hill Lodge at the top of the gondola in Breckenridge. We will go through the day’s program, and hit the snow. You will have access to some of the world’s best coaches, some of RFLA’s Pro Guest Coaches and to the awesome Method Academy staff. Together, you will come up with daily and camp goals. You will learn new competition preparation techniques and the day will be finished with video analysis finishing at 4 pm. Be prepared for some fun off snow activities as well including board preparation techniques, acrobatic and skate training.
◈ Week 2 – USASA NATIONALS. Your USASA Nationals Week will begin with official training at Copper Mountain. You will have coaching support at each venue as you get in the zone for your competition days. You will march in the parade with your home series (but hopefully rock your Method/ RFLA team Jersey). After the parade we will meet and go thru the schedule and strategy for the week of competition. We will get you organized, you will feel part of the team, and most importantly, we will get your boards waxed and prepped for your competitions. Not only will we help you to reach your competition goals, but you will also have the time of your life!
What you need to bring
✓ Snowboards ✓ Skateboard ✓ Helmets ✓ Protective gear that you use ✓ USASA Nationals Goals, both riding and competition (we will provide a goal setting sheet upon enrollment)
✓ Work out gear ✓ Backpack with snacks, water and lunch ✓ Normal clothes and any other essentials ✓ A great attitude and a smile…and your snowboard stoke! ✓ A commitment to the shred and to style