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Applications are now open for MTB Rising Stars Camp #2 at Kelso Conservation.

Ontario Cycling will be hosting a 1-day Rising Stars MTB Training Camp for aspiring athletes [ages 13 – 18] actively competing at the OCup and Canada Cup level. Athletes will work on technical skills using on-trail features, jump progressions, tactical race planning, and off-bike preparation. 

Kelso Conservation
August 19, 2023
Camp Size
Maximum 27 Athletes
Lead Coach
Roxy Slotegraaf
Support Coaches
Sue Trimble + TBD

Camp Objectives

  • To increase the talent pool of MTB athletes coming into Team Ontario performance programming 
  • To foster the development of key MTB race skills and tactics to improve individual performances
  • To provide a talent identification opportunity for provincial program coaches

Athlete Profile / Selection Criteria

  1. Aspirations to improve race performance and track towards Team Ontario
  2. 13 – 18 years old in 2023
  3. Previous race experience at OCup/Canada Cup in 2023
  4. Registered for Ontario MTB Provincials at Kelso, August 26-27
  5. Any remaining spots will be filled by Coach/Committee selection Consideration will be placed on the following [in priority order]:
    1. Gender Equity
    2.  Involvement in past Ontario Cycling Programming
    3. Order of applications received

Selection Criteria in Document attached.  

Please direct any questions about this project to Amber Hutchinson, OC Technical Lead

Athlete Application

Athletes must complete application prior to Sunday August 6th at 5PM.

Camp selections and details will be announced by Friday August 11th.