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Snowboard Teams

Perisher's first class training facilities combined with a program framework that is focused on successful competition tactics and techniques will provide the best training environment to take young athletes through the national athlete pathway to elite levels. Athletes will learn the importance of planning competition tactics and the techniques required to compete and move through the pathway system successfully.

Snowboard Competition Team (12+ Years)

The full time Competition Team program is designed to cater to individual snowboard disciplines for athletes with solid fundamental skills and a desire to compete and win at all levels. 

The full time Snowboard Competition Team will be split into two disciplines:

  1. Boardercross
  2. Slopestyle / Halfpipe

Key objectives for the Snowboard Competition Team:

  • Advance strong fundamental skills
  • Individual goal setting & strategy development
  • Strength & conditioning
  • Athlete support at competition
    • Carving, jumping and terrain tactics – Boardercross specific
    • Safety in large terrain features – Slopestyle / Halfpipe specific

Competition Team key events supported by coaching staff:

  • Australian National Boardercross Championships
  • Australian Junior Series
  • Australian Rookie Fest
  • Style Wars
  • Mile High
  • Thredbo Series Events
  • Interschool's State and National Championships

The full time Snowboard Team coaching fee will include all training days, with no requirement for add-on days between the commencement and completion dates, incorporating all the events listed above. Additional training days and optional participation in FIS races in New Zealand are available by arrangement.

Duration: Training schedule includes all weekends, some mid-week days and all school holidays from 21 June to 14 September 2014. Any unused training days will not be refundable and are of no cash value. A comprehensive training calendar will be available at the start of the season. Daily start and finish times will be announced and may vary through the course of the season.

Talent Development Snowboard Team (8+ Years)

The part time Talent Development Team is for young riders with strong all mountain skills looking to take their riding to the next level and prepare for entry level competitions. 

Strong fundamental skills form the platform for any successful snowboarder and entry-level competitions such as Interschools will prepare young athletes mentally and physically. Training will focus on all snowboard disciplines such as boardercross, slopestyle, big air and halfpipe, racing as well as free-riding.

Key objectives for the Snowboard Competition Team:

  • Foster strong fundamental skills
  • Individual goal setting
  • Athlete support at competition
  • Safety in terrain features

Competition Team key events supported by coaching staff:

  • State and National Interschool competitions
  • Australian Junior Series
  • Australian Rookie Fest

Duration: Training schedule includes weekends and school holidays from 28 June to 14 September 2014. A comprehensive training calendar will be available at the start of the season. Any unused training days will not be refundable and are of no cash value. Daily start and finish times will be announced and may vary through the course of the season.

The PWSC Snowboard Team Calendar is now posted on our “Program & Race Updates” webpage