Freeride U15 Team

2024-25 U15 Freeride Team:

  • The U15 Freeride Program is centered around continued skill development for motivated athletes skiing at a high level with the desire to be successful in Freeride competition. Training is designed around the development of technical skiing fundamentals along with the skills to be successful in competitive Freeride. This is a competition-centered program and athletes must have the desire to participate in 2-5 competitions throughout the season. 

    Training will focus on coaching in the following areas:

    • Development of character and sportsmanship
    • Development of fundamental technical skills
    • Development of competition skills and strategy 
    • Development of jumping skills and more difficult freestyle maneuvers 
    • Introduction to setting and achieving personal and competitive goals
    • Introduction to avalanche awareness and education
    • Decision making and risk management
    • Development of the mental skills required for successful competition
    • Having fun and instilling a lifelong passion for skiing 

Athlete age: 12-14 (2012, 2011, 2010 birth years)

Athlete Experience: Athletes on this team must be able to ski with strong technique and confidence on all “black”  terrain. 

  • Ability to ski with confidence on all terrain at Alta and Snowbird
  • Ability to ski with confidence in all snow conditions.
  • Ability to traverse and sidestep efficiently 
  • Ability to hike and carry skis 

Athletes new to the program must participate in a try-out day in May to qualify for the lottery for open spots. SBSEF holds the right to deny program access based on skill level.

Competition and Events:

2-5 local and travel IFSA competitions

Program includes:

  • Dryland training early September-early November
  • On-snow training 2-5 days/week early December - March
  • Holiday Camp

Review the program details in the expandable sections for more information about our team. Join our waitlist for tryout information.

Davin Grapentine

Freeride Development Director

dgrapentine@sbsef.com

Team Schedule from TeamSnap:

2024 FR 12-14
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2023 12-14 Freeride Team

Links for Team Members:

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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 27-28: Devo Cookie Cup
  • Feb 13-14: Bryce Astle WR FIS SL
  • Feb 24-25: Devo Hot Cocoa Cup
  • March 30-31: Devo Good Vibes Only Freeride Comp
  • April 6-9: SnowCup
  • April 13: Family BBQ & Duals
  • May: Awards and Camps, Tryouts for Freeride
  • June: Camps at Snowbird (weather dependent)

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    • 3165 E Millrock Dr. STE 190
      Holladay, UT 84121

    Office Address:

    • 3127 Bell Canyon Rd
      Sandy, UT 84092

    801.893.8690 info@sbsef.com