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If you have any questions concerning the Trail Ninjas program, feel free to txt!

Nicole Guerrero: 250-938-4304 OR Wade Garrod: 250-550-5322

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Trail Ninja Programs 2019

Sign up before April 1st to guarantee you a jersey

Sign-up until April 10th 2019

 

Program Descriptions

Trial Ninjas is offering three different programs for kids, ages 10-15.  Dates and fees for each program below.

 

Program #1: Trail ninjas Ride Academy

Monday's , Wednesday's AND Friday's with some Saturday's optional

For boys and girls, from Wednesday April 10th until Saturday June 22nd.

The aim of this program is to develop competitive mountain biking in the community. Kids will have the opportunity to become smart, strong and capable mountain bike enthusiasts that are competition ready if they chose, or simply riders for life. The Ride Academy attends the TNT Crew events listed below, Wednesday night XC training sessions; Sprockids leadership training; and other advance mountain biking activities.  All activities are led by qualified NCCP Cycling Mountain Bike coaches.

The break-down:

  • Wednesday Ride Academy training rides led by Head Coach Pete Zablotny, Wade Garrod, Sam Rampadao and other NCCP trained coaches.

  • Monday leadership rides in partnership with Sprockids and their adult coaches.

  • Includes all TNT Ninja events including fun Friday group rides and trail building and education.

  • Other stuff: A day of riding at Kamloops Bike Ranch (May 20 all day), Two local Time Trials & Mock Enduro. Wrap up day at Silver Star June 23)

  • Big Ed Car drop - day (June 15) and Honest Ed Ride day may be added to schedule in late June to test overall endurance and adventure skill.

  • Trail Ninja Jersey - with early registration (by April 1st pls!)

Skill Level: Riders in the Academy group have several years riding experience.  Pre-requisite programs are Sprockids, Vernon BMX and/or Tri Monsters.  As a qualifier to the program academy riders MUST be self driven and can confidently ride this local route on their mountain bike: Click Here for program qualifier route.  Advanced level mountain bike strongly recommended. 

Cost: $299 + NOCS membership + Cycling BC Membershp. Click here for calendar  Scoll down to sign- up

 

Program #2: "G Tribe" Ninja's Program

 Wednesday's with a field trip to wrap-up program (7+ sessions)

This program for girls only ages 10- 15 and Starts April 17th. It’s a great program for girls who want to further their bike skills and confidence on the trail in a fun all girls environment. This years program will incorporate a biking road trip by request of the girls in the program last year and opportunities to race. Girls signed up for the G Tribe will be invited to join all of the TNT Events (below) for no extra charge.

Program includes:

  • Wednesday after-school training rides led by female Cycle BC certified coaches.

  • April 17, 24 & May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29th 5:30 to 7pm.

  • Trail Ninja Jersey - with early registration (by April 1st)

Skill Level - Basic trail skills required. Must have mountain bike with gears and ideally front suspension. Intermediate and up program.

Recommended Pre-requisite programs - Sprockids, Vernon BMX and/or Tri Monsters (some exceptions considered)

Cost: $149 + NOCS membership + Cycling BC Membership ($60). Click here for calendar. Scroll down to sign-up. 

Program #3: Trail Ninjas Trail Crew (TNT Crew)

Friday's , one Thursday and Some Saturday's

Starting Friday April 26th till June 22nd 2019

The aim of this program is to empower youth through mountain biking and trail building knowledge. The focus of the TNT Crew is on fun Friday group rides and getting dirty once and a while so we can involve our youth in taking care of our trails and parks. This program provided supervision, instruction and coordinated events but does not involve the level of bike coaching the Academy and G tribe offer. Kids enrolled for the Coaching programs are invited to join all of the TNT events for no extra cost. The group rides will primarily be held on Fridays, one Thursday and will include a few Saturday trail days and a BBQ. Parents must be available to drop off and pick up kids from designated meeting places.  For insurance purposes, all participants must be current members of NOCS.  The program includes:

  • Two or three trail building events with with experienced mentors, including Cam Sorensen (director of Silver Star Bike Park), Mark Woods (Holistic Trail Solutions, North Van) Tom Eryes & Matt Ball (NOCS)

  • Six evening group rides. Starts April 26. Mostly Fridays and one Thursday.

  • Wrap-up BBQ June 22nd.

  • Trail Ninja Jersey - with early registration (by April 1st)

Skill Level - Basic trail skills required. Must have mountain bike with gears.

Recommended Pre-requisite programs - Sprockids, Vernon BMX and/or Tri Monsters (some exceptions considered).

Cost: $95 + NOCS membership. Click here for TNT Calendar. Scroll down to sign- up 


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A Trail Ninja leader will contact you no later than April 1st with more information!

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