Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What time and where do we meet?
A: We meet each day for 8:50am at Glacier Creek Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain.
Q: When do you finish each day?
A: Athletes train from 9am to 3pm.
Q: What time is lunch?
A: Groups usually break for lunch around 11:15am. Most groups lunch at Glacier Creek Lodge however, locations can vary based on where they are skiing each day.
Q: What is the Timber Tour Series?
A: It is the provincial event series in Moguls, Dual Moguls, Slopestyle, Big Air, and Halfpipe. Disciplines vary from competition to competition based on the host mountain’s available terrain. These are typically 4 day events running from Thursday through Sunday. All athletes in the Full Weekend Program have coaching costs covered when attending all Timber Tours. Athletes in the Single Day Program have the Whistler Timber Tour stop included when we hold one. Average costs for a Timber Tour away can be found at this link.
Q: What is the Canada Cup Series?
A: It is a national event series in Moguls, Slopestyle, and Halfpipe put on by Freestyle Canada. This event is best suited for athletes 15 years old and up. These are typically 4 day events running from Thursday through Sunday. Please contact the Program Director for more information if this would be something you would like to target.
Q: What is Junior Nationals and how do you qualify?
A: The Junior National Championship is held annually. In 2016, the event was split into 2 events. One being Moguls, Dual Moguls, and Aerials are held at the same venue and Slopestyle, Halfpipe and Big Air is held at another. Each year they switch geographically from West to East. This year, the mogul/aerials event is located at Le-Relais, Quebec and Slopestyle/halfpipe is at the Calgary Olympic Park, Alberta. Selection Criteria is located here.
Q: What is Performance Fridays?
A: This program is designed for athletes targeting the Canada Cup series. Included in the program is 12 Friday training in Whistler plus on-snow coaching costs at the Western Canada Cup event each year.