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Midweek Training

The Jack Frost Race Team offers Thurs, Fri, or Thurs&Fri training at Big Boulder.  Sessions run 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm. These sessions are for Competition Team members U12 through U19. The 2019/2020 costs for the sessions are as follows: Thursday – $150 Friday – $150 Thursday and Friday –Read More

Calendar/Event Coding

The Jack Frost Race Team has a pre-planned training schedule based on Coaching Drills, USSS SkillsQuests, and Race Tactics/Gate Drills. What you see on the calendar is the focus for the morning, afternoon, or day.  The Jack Frost Home page shows an upcoming view of what the racers will beRead More

I’m on the Competition Team – Now What?

You are now part of the Competition Team.  Now what? The Competition Team is the set of racers that travel to other ski areas for race events.   To compete in those race events, each racer needs to be a member of the United States Ski and Snowboard (USSS) organization asRead More

Race Day Volunteering! How can I help?

When the Race Organizing Committee (ROC) of Jack Frost & Big Boulder is preparing to host a Competition Event, a lot of volunteer help is needed to ensure all of our athletes and visiting athletes have an exceptional experience.  To host a race or event, it takes the cooperation ofRead More

Equipment Tuning

Tuning your skis involves 3 primary steps: Base Repair Everyone gets some base damage at some point, usually from skiing over a rock that’s not adequately covered by snow. A gash in your base affects how well your skis glide, so it’s important to repair the damage.  This step isRead More

Competition Team

Vision Statement: Provide the athletes with a structured program to promote success as defined by the athlete’s 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 earlyRead More

Jack Frost Racing Foundation Sydney Tedone Scholarship Program

The Jack Frost Racing Foundation has renamed the annual scholarship in honor of Sydney Tedone.  Sydney was an 18-year-old from New York City who loved to help others.  Even during her time at Jack Frost, she never stopped trying to do what she could to make others happy.  Sydney joined the Jack Frost Development TeamRead More

Equipment – Competition Team

All athletes are responsible for their own equipment. Depending on the age of the racer, different lengths of skis and additional protection equipment are required. Equipment depends on your age level. USSS has very strict guidelines for ski equipment based on age.   Your coaches are extremely knowledgeable resources, but youRead More

Equipment – Youth Development

All athletes are responsible for their own equipment. Depending on the age of the racer, different length of skis and additional protection equipment are required. Helmet – Probably the most important piece of body protection equipment is the helmet.  Helmets are required for all Race Team participation, but there areRead More

Youth Development Program

  Vision Statement: Develop basic skiing and ski racing fundamentals in accordance with the USSS Sports Training Program and USSS SkillsQuest.  The Development Team trains weekends out of Jack Frost.  This program is designed for intermediate and advanced skiers ages 5-11.  Groups are divided according to ability and age.  EmphasisRead More