GOWDY Mountain Bike Racing Camp
This camp is designed for High School Varsity and Junior Varsity MTB cyclist who wish to grow as riders and take they’re racing to the next level. They will be educated about racing, training, recovery, nutrition, and how all these impact their bodies.
Our goals are to help riders to understand training and racing principals and to Increase students’ self-confidence using the mountain bike as a tool for challenging fun self-discovery.
You can look forward to enjoying great trails and making new friends!
Lactate testing to set heart rate training zones for each rider. Dr. Inigo San Millan CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center Education about training zones and how to implement them
Developing Bike Kung Fu skills
Learning race strategies and technics
Students will stay at Hynd’s Lodge or camp at Curt Gowdy State Park. Ride sessions will be on the IMBA Epic Trails at Curt Gowdy State Park , the surrounding roads, and Happy Jack. Food will be provided for the entire camp.
Andy Clark will be leading a trained experienced coaching staff with one adult per five campers.
DATES: TBD for 2019
LOCATION: Hynds Lodge, Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming (map)
COST: TBD for 2019. Lactate testing, food/lodging, and a professional coaching staff included
AGE GROUP: High School Junior Varsity and Varsity riders, there will be 10+ spots for girls and 20 spots for boys. (A limited number of scholarships are available)
FOOD: will-be provided. Please let us know ahead of time if you have any dietary restrictions.
WHAT TO BRING: Basics – Bike, helmet, appropriate mountain biking attire, casual clothing, towel, swimsuit, and a great attitude. A more detailed list will be sent out after registration.
RULES: Respect yourself, your environment, and the people around you. The Gowdy Mountain Bike Camp rules are posted at this website and apply to all of our camps. Beyond that, the camp director will post and go over the camp expectations. If there is a serious rule violation or problem a parent will be expected to come to pick up the camper and there will be no refund.
REGISTRATION: 2019 registration coming soon.
The Camp Director/Instructor: Andy Clark most recently coached Brannan Fix to the Collegiate CX National Championship and was awarded the Colorado High School Cycling League Coach of the Year (2016). Coach Andy has over 25 years of experience racing and coaching cycling. He has raced professionally around the world. He has a distinguished record as a Team Director and Coach working with five national champions and over 70 national medal winners. As a founding board member of Ciclismo Youth Foundation, Coach Andy’s goal is to make cycling a fun life-long sport of discovery.
Testing will be done by CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center Dr. San Millán is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Director of the Sports Performance Program at the CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center in Boulder, Colorado. He is an internationally renowned applied physiologist having worked for the past 20 years for many professional teams and elite athletes worldwide across multiple sports like running, football, soccer, basketball, rowing, triathlon, swimming, Olympics and cycling including eight Pro Cycling Teams. He has also been consultant in exercise physiology and sports medicine to international organizations like the US Olympic Committee and the International Cycling Union.
2019 SCHEDULE Coming Soon.