The WBFSC provides freestyle and freeride ski programs for recreational and competitive athletes. The club provides high performance coaching in moguls, park and pipe as well as big mountain skiing.
The 2nd stop of the BC Freestyle Ski Timber Tour and Super Youth Challenge will take place in Whistler, Feb 8 – 11th and will attract some 180 young freestyle ski athletes plus their families from across the province and beyond — including a contingent from the Yukon and Alberta. Members of the BC Park +Pipe and Mogul team will also be showing off their skills and showing the younger kids what to aspire to.
The freestyle events will include moguls and debuting Olympic events Slopestyle and Halfpipe for skiers aged 8 – 19. Events take place on Blackcomb between 10am and 3pm as follows:
Superyouth Moguls (under 12 year olds, Crystal Chair), Timber Tour Slopestyle (Age 13+, Blackcomb Park)
Superyouth Slopestyle, Timber Tour Halfpipe (both in Blackcomb Park)
Superyouth Halfpipe (Blackcomb Park), Timber Tour Moguls (Davies Dervish, next to Glacier Lodge)
One of the highlights of the four-day event will be a Family-themed Gala Dinner and Fundraiser, which will be held at the Roundhouse on Whistler on the evening of Feb. 10. This fun event will feature Entertainment & Music, great kids activities, as well as a Live and Silent Auction with proceeds going to support The Whistler Blackcomb Freeestyle Ski Club. Auction items include a 3 day Bella Coola Heliski trip, Powder Mountain Cat skiing, Tofino lodging, skis, spa and restaurant deals. Tickets are available to the community at http://www.eventbee.com/v/timbertour/event
For more information contact Julia Smart at email@example.com
The WHISTLER-BLACKCOMB FREESTYLE SKI CLUB consists of a group of dedicated individuals & talented coaches pursuing freestyle perfection on Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, BC. Since the WBFSC began in 1988 it has seen many athletes go from intermediate level skiers to high peformance athletes that have excelled at major events including the Olympics, World Championships and X-Games. Former club members consistently move on to the provincial and national freestlye ski teams. With a strong competitve focus WBFSC also believes in the development of life long skiers. Consistent development of skiing skills creates strong skiers that are active for life.
We offer Competitive Mogul and Freeride Programs for aspiring freeriders of all ages, with training on our trampoline, the Nintendo Terrain Park, the air site at Glacier Creek, and of course, Blackcomb’s legendary moguls. Members can also participate in a variety of training opportunities during the summer, including camps on Blackcomb Glacier and the water-ramps.
The WBFSC is a group of coaches, children and parents who share a passion for skiing and the mountains. The club focuses on pre-competitive and competitive freestyle pursuits, moguls and freeride, aiming to develop safe, strong, capable and knowledgeable all-round skiers in a fun and supportive environment. When a skier joins our club, it is assumed that they share these goals. WBFSC coaches are certified freestyle coaches with extensive competitive and coaching experience. Hard work, good coaching, mutual respect and lots of fun is our formula for success.
Former BC Team Member, Youske has been coaching for the Whistler Club for over 10 years. Previously a member of the Dynastar Japan Freeride team he now operates TMC Freeriderz.
At what age can kids join the club?
Grade 6 and older (Age 11 and above)
What programmes do you offer?
Full winter programs from Dec 8th, 2012 to April 14th, 2013, including 2 days each weekend plus additional Christmas and Spring Break camps as well as additional days at selected competitions. A 15 day pass is also available for skiers who prefer to ski only 1 day on the weekends. You will need to select either Saturday or Sunday at the start of the season. The club also offers summer glacier and waterramp camps as well as Fall Dry land training.
What level do they have to be?
You should be comfortable hitting medium park jumps and skiing black diamond runs. Skiers of Level 6 and above in WB ski school ratings.
Do you have to be a competitive skier?
No – the club welcomes recreational freestyle skiers as well as aspiring competitors.
Where and when do you meet?
9am at the Glacier Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain.
What time is the day over?
How much time is spent in the bumps and how much in the park?
About 50/50, depending on the snow conditions and training goals each weekend.
When and where do you break for lunch?
Lunch is at 11:30 at the Glacier Creek Lodge for 1 hour. You can either bring a packed lunch and leave it there in the morning or purchase from the cafe.
What does it cost? Note there is no HST to pay!!!
$1420 for the Full Season Early Bird or $1630 after Oct 31st.
$800 for the 15 Day Pass Early Bird or $900 after Oct 31st.
How can I pay?
To minimize processing fees the club accepts cheques only. Please make cheques payable to Whistler Blackcomb Freestyle Ski Club and mail to: PO Box 758, Whistler, BC V0N 1B0
Optional Tax Credit info:
Note that a $320 Canadian tax credit is now available through BC Sport – this is however non-refundable should you cancel the program. If you want to take advantage of this, please fill out this form and make one cheque payable to BC Sport for $320 and the other for the remainder of your fees – i.e. $1100 for early Bird Full Season or $1310 after Oct 31st. If you are signing up for the 15 day program you can apply for a $200 credit, by making one cheque payable to BC Sport for $200 and the other for $600 before Oct 31st or $700 after October.
What is your cancelation policy?
If you have to cancel the program for whatever reason the club will refund your fees on a prorated basis.
What equipment will I need?
Ideally a pair of twin tip park skis, a helmet is required and a mouth guard is recommended. Powder and mogul skis are optional.
What is a CFSA Membership and how do I get it?
The Canadian Freestyle Ski Association sanctions and insures our club and all members of the club need to be members of CFSA. You can easily sign up on-line - click here to access the form. You will need a minimum of CanFree1/2, this covers training and competition at regional events. To compete at BC Series events and higher, athletes need CanFree 3. Insurance can be upgraded during the season, if you are unsure about what level of competition your athlete will attend. You can also buy a cheaper ‘Try Freestyle’ membership if you are only doing a day or two to see how you like the program.
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Whistler-Blackcomb Freestyle Ski Club
PO Box 758. Whistler, BC. V0N 1B0.
Head Coach: andrew[at]whistlerblackcombfreestyle.com
Phone: (778) 995-7441