Freestyle “A” Program
This is for athletes ages 15+ who are interested in Moguls, Aerials or Slopestyle skiing. At this point athletes may have a preference for a particular event and can begin to specialize.
2019/2020 Freestyle “A” program Fees – $2,503
The WVBBTS Freestyle Mogul Program is designed for skiers who want to master the sport of mogul skiing. Skiers compete in the Eastern Championship Series (A’s) and have the opportunity to qualify for Junior Nationals, U.S. Championships, the FIS Nor-Am tour, and Junior World Championships. Waterville Valley has a long history of freestyle skiing and is the host of the 2018 and 2019 US National Mogul Championships. WVBBTS has placed many athletes on the U.S. Ski Team including Olympic gold medalist Hannah Kearney. Come train on the best mogul courses, and work with best coaches.
Freestyle skiing includes aerials competition and consists of a skier performing flips and spins and while jumping. Aerials is a Freestyle discipline recognized by US Ski & Snowboard. Some aerials athletes on the US Ski Team that have trained with WVBBTS include, Eric Loughran and Ashley Caldwell. Check out this article about getting started as an Aerials Athlete Intro to Aerials Article
Also referred to as Freeskiing, slopestyle focusing on park skiing, hitting jumps, going off rails, etc. Athletes will compete in USASA rail jams, and big air competitions through out the year.