Filtering by: High Performance

Jun
19
Sat
2021
Canada Cup Preparation Camp#1 @ Hardwood Ski and Bike
Jun 19 all-day

Goal: To prepare targeted MTB athletes for Canada Cup #1 and #2, specifically U19 and U23 athletes capable of qualifying for World Championships.

Overview: Emphasis will be on with targeted skills advancement and race activation including focused skills practice at race pace.  Due to the lack of domestic racing opportunities in the last 15 months, athletes will be put through high intensity race simulation opportunities (pending provincial protocols) in various elements of a typical race course.

Application and Selection Criteria

Due to group size restrictions, these camps will be focused on identified athletes demonstrating the potential for qualifying for U19/U23 World Championships or within the top 5 in U17.   The camp will be limited to 10 participants and should space be available, athletes will be considered upon application (see below).

Athletes must hold an OCA issued UCI License, previous race experience [at O-Cup level or higher] be committed to attending the Canada Cups, and be eligible to represent Canada at the World Championships [U19/U23].

Interested athletes are asked to apply HERE by June 13, 2021 [OHPSI athletes are not required to apply and will be contacted regarding their interest directly by the Provincial Coach].

Selection Priority 

  1. OHPSI identified athletes [automatic invite]
  2. U19 Athletes with top 5 finish at 2019 U17 Canadian MTB Championships or Canada Cup
  3.  U23 Athletes with a top 10 finish at 2019 U19 or U23 Canadian MTB Championships or Canada Cup
  4. U17 Athletes  with a top 10 finish at 2019 U17 Canadian MTB Championships (as upgraded U15s)
  5. Athletes [U17/U19/U23] based on coach recommendation – consideration towards race experience/results & demonstrated training since 2020.
Jun
26
Sat
2021
OCA Para-cycling Camp#1 @ Collingwood
Jun 26 – Jun 27 all-day

Location: Collingwood Ontario

Goal: Deliver a high-quality athlete-centered training camp to assist in building the short-term anaerobic and aerobic power and to work on skills in preparation for the Ontario 2021 race season with primary focus with time trials.

Overview: The Ontario Cycling Association will be hosting a Camp to assist all tiers of the para-cycling program’s athletes with building anaerobic and aerobic power with volume while polishing general downhill and time trial skills before starting in the Ontario summer race season. The primary focus will be on athletes who have applied and been accepted into the 2021 Ontario Cycling Associations Para-Cycling program.  The camp staff will work with personal coaches to ensure training is aligned with the athlete’s annual training plans.  Coaching staff will be on all rides.

This camp is limited to 10 total participants (including coaches).  Interested athletes not currently involved with the OCA Para-cycling Program who are interested in attending are asked to contact Provincial Coach, Blaine Betzold, to discuss the opportunity [email protected]

All Covid-19 safety protocols will be strictly enforced.

Jul
3
Sat
2021
Canada Cup Preparation Camp#2 @ Highlands Nordic (TBC)
Jul 3 all-day

Goal: To prepare targeted MTB athletes for Canada Cup #1 and #2, specifically U19 and U23 athletes capable of qualifying for World Championships.

Overview: Emphasis will be on with targeted skills advancement and race activation including focused skills practice at race pace.  Due to the lack of domestic racing opportunities in the last 15 months, athletes will be put through high intensity race simulation opportunities (pending provincial protocols) in various elements of a typical race course.

Application and Selection Criteria

Due to group size restrictions, these camps will be focused on identified athletes demonstrating the potential for qualifying for U19/U23 World Championships or within the top 5 in U17.   The camp will be limited to 10 participants and should space be available, athletes will be considered upon application (see below).

Athletes must hold an OCA issued UCI License, previous race experience [at O-Cup level or higher] be committed to attending the Canada Cups, and be eligible to represent Canada at the World Championships [U19/U23].

Interested athletes are asked to apply HERE by June 13, 2021 [OHPSI athletes are not required to apply and will be contacted regarding their interest directly by the Provincial Coach].

Selection Priority 

  1. OHPSI identified athletes [automatic invite]
  2. U19 Athletes with top 5 finish at 2019 U17 Canadian MTB Championships or Canada Cup
  3.  U23 Athletes with a top 10 finish at 2019 U19 or U23 Canadian MTB Championships or Canada Cup
  4. U17 Athletes  with a top 10 finish at 2019 U17 Canadian MTB Championships (as upgraded U15s)
  5. Athletes [U17/U19/U23] based on coach recommendation – consideration towards race experience/results & demonstrated training since 2020.