PCSS offers the following summer Cross Country programs:
Cross Country Devo summer training is a fun way to stay active and build fitness during the off-season. We focus on being outdoors, endurance, team-building and sportsmanship. Practices include a variety of activities such as running, mountain biking, agility, games, relays, hiking, skills course, and introduce and/or develop rollerskiing skills. Participants will work on developing sport specific cross-country skills while increasing strength, flexibility and speed. Athletes can choose 1-4 days per week to participate. Registration comes with a PCSS tech tee.
Devo Plus Includes a variety of outdoor endurance activities including running, classic and skate rollerskiing, mountain biking, agility, games, relays, and hiking. More distance training is incorporated to prepare young athletes to join the Competitive Team. Skiers will begin to apply and understand basic training principles of cross country ski training. Practices will become more ski specific as the summer progresses and will include a variety of games, drills, speeds, intervals, distance sessions and technique workouts. The program helps promote a love of the outdoors, sportsmanship and teamwork. We will offer two optional overnight camps. Athletes must own bikes and helmets to bike on Wednesdays. Registration comes with a PCSS tech tee.
The Comp Team works on building strength, endurance and developing technique in a positive team environment during the summer. Training in the off-season is essential to being a successful skier in the winter. Athletes will have 5-7 sessions a week, mostly in the mornings. Workouts will include running, classic and skate rollerskiing, strength training, biking, agility, speed, technique and goal setting. The team will have 2-3 optional camps in the summer. Registration includes two Swix tech training shirts, two shorts, and a reflective vest.
Cross Country Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Cross Country Head Comp Team Coach email@example.com