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Cycling Performance Spring 2008 U-20 Supercamp

February 4, 2008 – Designed to improve cycling performance for young riders aged 15-19 of all disciplines, the Spring Supercamp has a particular focus on riders aged 17 and 18, and those invited riders moving into this age group as well as first-year Espoir riders. The mix of group road riding and racing as well as track riding will be held over 10 days and help riders start off a new season. Led by NCCP Level 3 cycling coach, Jeremy Storie, the Supercamp starts on Friday with rider arrival and orientation and continues with road races each Saturday and Sunday followed by road and track training sessions on the weekdays between.

Riders will leave the Supercamp with a better understanding of competitive cycling and with a fresh start for the 2008 season. The Supercamp is designed to improve all disciplines of racing. The on-bike training sessions are geared around road and track riding and will take place on quiet back roads of the Fraser Valley area and at the Burnaby Velodrome. Be assured that the skills and fitness developed on the road and track are completely transferable to off-road riding and racing. Final details and itinerary will be sent to all participants after March 1, 2008.

What to bring

All participants should arrive at camp with a road bike in good mechanical condition, with a full rear fender.

A mud flap is also mandatory for the comfort of those riding behind you. In addition, please be sure to bring a pump, spare tubes, some basic tools, helmet and appropriate cycling clothing. If you have your own track bike then please bring it as well or a rental bike will be provided to you at the track. Finally, a valid 2008 Cycling B.C. or other provincial license is required.

Deadlines and Costs

The cost of the SUPERCAMP is $600. This includes 10 nights accommodation in Crescent Beach area of White Rock at Camp Alexandra (http://campalex.com/rentals/campa.php) with full cooking facilities, all race entry fees, all velodrome fees, fully vehicle supported rides, rider to follow car communication, video analysis, and coaching fees.

Food and travel to the camp are the responsibility of the participant and riders will need to bring there own bedding (sleeping bag or blankets and pillow) and towel.

If you are already a member of the Burnaby Velodrome Club then you can deduct $45 from the fees. If you are a member of dEVo Cycling you can deduct $89 for race entries.

The deadline for registration is March 1, 2008. Refunds, less $50 administrative fee given up to March 7, 2008. A full refund will be given to those with a valid medical condition. No refunds after March 7, 2008. Payment in full for the course should accompany the registration form, with cheques payable to “Jeremy Storie”. Form is to be emailed in and then hard copy mailed with cheque. E-mail Jeremy Storie bigring54@shaw.ca for an application form and more info.

Don’t forget to sign the waiver before sending in your application, please make cheques payable to “Jeremy Storie” and mail with the application form.

About Jeremy Storie

Jeremy is a NCCP Level 3 certified who has coached many Canadian riders to the World Championships in all cycling disciplines – road, off-road and track. He is a former high school teacher for the Burnaby District. He has raced at the National level for many years and has represented British Columbia on many occasions. Jeremy has been the director of both the 800.com Women’s professional Cycling Team for three years as well as spending three years directing the Symmetrics Professional Cycling Team. Well regarded within the cycling community, Jeremy has a great passion for bicycle racing which is demonstrated by his tireless efforts in promoting the sport. Of particular interest to Jeremy is the development of young Canadian riders to the highest level of the sport. Jeremy is the 2004 and 2007 BC Coach of the Year and currently the Head Coach and Program Coordinator at the Burnaby Velodrome.

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