Birkie Training Group Mid-Week Session
This course is held Tuesdays during daytime. The focus will be on developing ski specific fitness and improving technique and efficiency on skis. It will also include current practical information and tips on topics like equipment, waxing, clothing, stretching, hydration, nutrition and race strategies to help you plan and ski your best Birkie. A highlight will be two longer ski days incorporated out at Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area (Blackfoot) to help you learn and enjoy the trails and terrain in ‘Birkieland’. The course will conclude with a post-Birkie wrap-up celebration with food and drink provided.
Registration: Minimum of 6 registrants for course to run
Dates and Times:
Cost: NO REFUNDS (if course is run)
Lead Instructor and Coordinator:
Laura Maser has a Bachelor of Physical Education degree and CANSI Level 2 certification. This is her third year teaching Nordic skiing, and she has previous experience as an alpine instructor. She is a member of the Edmonton Nordic Ski Club and has completed seven Birkies, as well as numerous other loppets.