Jack Frost Race Team
Located in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, the Jack Frost / Big Boulder Race Team (JFRT) offers young skiers an opportunity to make skiing and snowboarding a life-long sport. The program offers multiple disciplines in alpine skiing.
The JFRT Program starts out building strong fundamental skiing skills focused on becoming an all-around diverse skier/boarder. The program introduces the athlete to the sport of competitive ski racing through organized training sessions. JFRT invokes a sense of team spirit and healthy competition through fun races or competitions.
As your child becomes older and more experienced, the program offers a Competition Team where skiers attend ski races at other PA ski areas. Or, if your child is interested in understanding what skills are required to become an instructor, the program offers a group focusing on the ski teaching progression.
The program strives for establishing long-term skiing friends and lifetime relationships.
The Programs are geared to provide a nurturing environment where competitive athletes can develop and grow to their full potential as skiers and competitive athletes.
Through the following programs, it is the mission of the Jack Frost / Big Boulder Race Team (JFRT) to provide the youth of our community an opportunity to make skiing a life-long sport and achieve their personal goals by creating strong fundamental skills through quality content, coaches, and athletes resulting in valuable training and a fulfilling competition experiences in winter sports. The Programs may share time between Jack Frost Mountain and Big Boulder.
The Development Team – Ages 4-15
Vision Statement: to develop basic ski racing fundamentals in accordance with the USSA Sports Education Program. Our Mountain Class allows skiers the opportunity to ski with their peers while creating a vehicle for those skiers interested in teaching or ski patrol.
The Competition Team (Sanctioned) – Ages 10-19 (U12 through U21)
Vision Statement: to provide the athletes with a structured program to promote success as defined by the athletes competitive racing goals. To develop strong athletes with the desire to compete at high levels by honing their racing skills in accordance with the US Ski & Snowboard Sports Education Program. The Competition Team requires the athlete to have a US Ski & Snowboard license. This team also travels to other ski areas for races.