The Igor Legacy Camps are supported by Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC), Wisconsin Nordic Development Group (WNDG), and the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation.
The goals of each Igor Legacy Camp is designed to promote the growth and development of Junior Cross Country Ski racers and to expose young athletes to the fundamental building blocks required for high-level cross country ski racing.
Camp activities will include dry-land training, roller skiing, and cross training activities. The intention of each camp is to inspire and excite youth in Igor Badamshin's honor because his positive and playful approach to coaching has touched and inspired skiers of all ages.
WISCONSIN June 19-21, 2015 / Iola Winter Sports Complex
MINNESOTA July 24-26,2015 / Lake Bemidji State Park
MICHIGAN August 7-9, 2015 / Wolverine Nordic Village
The coaching staff for the 2015 Igor Legacy Camps will include Nordic ski coaches, sports trainers, equipment representatives, and advisors from across the Midwest, including CXC, Loppet Nordic Racing, Endurance United, and Copper Country Ski Tigers. Other team and club coaches, and parents, with athletes attending the Igor Legacy Camps are invited to assist staff coaches throughout each camp.
Igor Legacy Camps: three different Nordic ski camps, for athletes U12 (ages 10-11) and U14 (ages 12-13) interested in the sport of cross country skiing. ALL CAMPS CAPPED AT 50 PARTICIPANTS.
Each camp will include the same focus points: athletic movements for speed, balance, agility, strength, mobility, and power; including, dryland training, roller skiing (helmets mandatory); hiking, soccer, Tug-of-War, Pillo Polo, Capture the Flag, Ultimate Frisbee, and much more. Activities may vary slightly with each camp due to the availability of certain features at each venue; a detailed camp equipment list will be Emailed to registered athletes two weeks before each camp date.
The cost to attend one Igor Legacy Camp is $75.00 per athlete; or, $65.00 per athlete with an active participating coach or parent; there are NO fees charged for coaches and parents. If attending more than one camp, athletes must complete separate ONLINE registration forms. The camp fee includes six meals, lodging and camping fees, and a CXC membership for the 2015-2016 season.
For further information or details on the 2015 IGOR LEGACY CAMPS please feel free to contact Bruce Manske firstname.lastname@example.org or 651.304.0647
- Medical Release Form (fill out and bring with you to the camp)
- CXC Individual Membership Application (fill out and submit online)
Camp flyer: view
Camp equipment list: will be available soon
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