Team Overview

Learn to Alpine Ski and Race (LASAR) is a program that teaches children of all levels of ability the joys of skiing and racing. The objectives for the program include improving skiing and racing technique through progressed turning, balance and body positioning, honing racing skills and developing self-confidence and the ability to work in groups with professional instructors and coaches. Athletes must be 5 years old by January 1, 2022, must have a US. Ski & Snowboard license, and must be able to ride the Poma and ski off of tower 3 at Rotarun..

On Snow, In Season Training Schedule

2022/23 Dates TBD
Two days per week (Wednesdays and Fridays)
Section A, 3 – 4:20 p.m.
Section B, 4:30 – 5:50 p.m.

Pass & Membership:
  • Must purchase SVSEF/Blaine County Student Season Pass through Sun Valley Company for 22/23 season.
  • Must purchase General Non-Competitor US Ski & Snowboard Membership.
Age:

Year of birth 2013-2017

Skill Prerequisites:

Must be able to ride the Poma and ski off of tower 3 at Rotarun.

Equipment:

All the equipment that makes for a great day on the ski hill:

  • Always bring a SMILE!
  • Jacket – a warm, weather-proof one, please.
  • Ski Pants for all weather.
  • Mittens and/or warm gloves (p.s. mittens are warmer).
  • Neck Gators/Buffs are great for any day.
  • Positive Attitude to share with your team!
  • Helmet and Goggles that are adjusted and fitting well.
  • Poles with Straps – adjust the length by turning the pole upside down and place your hand under the basket. Your arm should be parallel to the ground.
  • Hand Warmers to keep in your pocket.
  • Boots with good fit and soft flex.
  • Skis*: one pair of carving skis or combi ski (slalom/giant slalom mix). Length should be where the tip of your ski reaches between your chin and forehead when standing on end.
  • Ski Pass – please remember your ski pass!
  • Snack – and remember a snack!

*Watch for pre-season email from the coaches with information about ski equipment lease packages through PK’s Ski & Sports and Sturtevant’s.

p.s. There is no bad weather, only bad clothes!

Supervision:

Alpine LASAR athletes remain with their groups under the supervision of their coach during all training sessions.

Travel & Competitions:

Arkoosh Cup at Rotarun

Sport: Alpine Skiing
Age: Year of birth 2013-2017
Ability Level: Must be able to ride the Poma and ski off of tower 3 at Rotarun.
Enrollment Limit: 50 per session
Athlete-to-Coach Ratio: 6:1
Price: $275

Must purchase SVSEF/Blaine County Student Season Pass through Sun Valley Company for 22/23 Season.

Head Coach: Brian Caulkins
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