About

Seeking Head Coach

Snowboard Yukon is seeking an experienced snowboard Head Coach to design and implement the daily operation of the Yukon Territorial Team and Competitive Snowboard Training Program. This program is a year-round, multi-disciplinary, developmental program including freestyle and speed training, and competitions for Yukon’s top snowboarders ages 12–18.

Download the Job Description (.pdf) here.

To apply for this position please send a resume and cover letter to info@snowboardyukon.com by Friday, June 24, 2016.

Questions should be directed to mary@snowboardyukon.com or (867) 334-2944.

Women’s Boot Camp

A boot-camp style camp to strenghten your snowboard skills. Practice your freestyle skills while getting your sweat on. Improve your riding from experienced coaches as if you were an athlete yourself!

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– Some snowboard experience required
– Helmets mandatory
– Apres riding snack and giveaways

Who: female riders 14+
When: March 19 & 20 (10 am – 3:30 pm each day)
Fee: $60.00 per day plus a membership fee ($20 one time)

CS membership can be purchased online here. (Or bring cash)

Pre-registration required. Contact sue@snowboardyukon.com

Arctic Winter Games Training Squad

Thanks to all the riders and volunteers who made the AWG Trials such a success.

Snowboard Yukon would like to congratulate the following riders on being named to the AWG Training Squad:

Rachel MacIntosh
Riley Boland
Sammy Mather
Tim Schirmer
Ethan Davy
Asher Brault
Brett Nichol
Matthias Clyde-Lien
Marek Henderson Pekarik
Ben Machtans
Syth Charchun
Ben Shier

Good luck with training!

Trials results can be found on the Results Page here.

2016 Aboriginal Sport Development Bursary

Snowboard Yukon would like to congratulate this year’s Aboriginal Sport Bursary recipient Rachel Macintosh. Rachel has been a dedicated Snowboard Yukon athlete and shows true commitment to the sport.

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2016 Aboriginal Sport Development Bursary

Canada~Snowboard and Snowboard Yukon would like to encourage and empower aboriginal youth to participate in the sport of snowboarding. Snowboard Yukon has an initiative to provide support to an aboriginal athlete whom is interested in pursuing snowboard training.

This year’s application deadline is January 4, 2016

Download the application form:
SY Aboriginal Sport Development Bursary Application Form.pdf

Please submit your completed application by the deadline to info@snowboardyukon.com or drop a printed copy at Sport Yukon (4061 – 4th Avenue, Whitehorse).

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2016 Arctic Winter Games Snowboarding Trials

Slopestyle (top Coyote Park—jumpline not included)
Banked Slalom
(single rider on course timed runs)
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Mt. Sima

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Details:
• $10
• You must participate in both events to be considered for the AWG Training Squad. Please read and understand the Selection Criteria.
• Advanced Competitor CS – Snowboard Yukon License Required
• Helmets are Mandatory
• Lift tickets sold separately

 

Schedule:
8:30–9:30 – Registration (Lodge)
10:00 – Slopestyle Practice (Coyote Park)
10:45 – Rider Meeting (Top of Coyote Park)
11:00 – Judged Runs (Coyote Park)
12:30 – Banked Slalom Inspection (Lower SBX Course)
1:15 – Rider Meeting (Top of Lower SBX Course)
1:30 – Timed Runs (Top of Lower SBX Course)

 

Before the Trials:
1. Print the Trials Registration Form.pdf
2. Purchase your License at snowboardyukon.goalline.ca
3. Download the Selection Criteria Here: 2016 AWG Selection Criteria.pdf

Direct any questions to info@snowboardyukon.com