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High School MTB Racing Camp brought to you by Ciclismo Coaching
Take your racing to the next level!

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!

Develop: fitness, racing skills and experience
You get to race the Gowdy Grinder!

Be educated: racing, training, recovery, and nutrition
Education on how to train smart using custom HR training zones
Racing: Pre race planning, race support, race review
Recovery and Nutrition, how to successfully prepare your body to race

Lactate Testing: Personalized heart rate training zones will be done for each rider using world renown cycling physiology, Dr. Inigo San Millan methodology by the staff from CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center. Athletes will be educated about the physiology of training zones and how to implement them in there own training.

Bike Kung Fu skills: Gowdy is a great place to develop your skilzz and have fun!!!

Increase students’ self-confidence using the mountain bike as a tool for challenging fun self-discovery.

Students will stay at Hynd’s Lodge 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.

DATES: June 6-10, 2019

LOCATION: Hynds Lodge, Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming (map)

COST: $600. Lactate testing, Food/lodging, Race entry, and a professional coaching staff included

AGE GROUP: High School race focused riders, there will be 18 spots available. (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, respect yourself, your environment, and the people around you. Beyond that we will post and go over camp expectation. If there is a problem a parent will be expected to come to pick up the camper and there will be no refund.


For other questions contact Andy Clark at

The Instructors:

Andy Clark: Has coached athletes to 8 national championships and over 80 national medals! The Colorado High School league Coach of the year in 2016, A founding Board member of Ciclismo Youth Foundation

Tina Hott: Head Coach of the nationally acclaimed Durango DEVO

Steve Stefko: 7 time National Medalist

Alex Marr: National Champion and over 5 years of Gowdy camps!!!!

Chris Elmer: BOD Ciclismo youth Foundation and has over 25 years of MTB experience

Tiffany Ankrum: BOD Ciclismo Youth Foundation, 5 years of cycling coaching experience, ER nurse

2019 SCHEDULE (Tentative)

Thursday, June 6
Check in orientation
1-4pm Testing,
Bike check/ fit
Bike Kung Fu
4-5pm Debrief testing education
5-6pm Dinner prep
6-10pm Dinner and evening activities

Friday, June 7
8:00am Yoga
8:30-9:00am Breakfast
9:30-10:30am Skill teaching
10:30am snack
11-1pm Pre ride race cores
1pm Lunch
2pm Race Skill teaching, feeding, passing
3-4pm Skills ride (pick up race packets)
5-6pm Dinner prep
6-7pm Dinner
7pm Go over race plan and mental preparation to race
9-10pm Ready for bed

Saturday, June 8
7:00am Breakfast
7:40am yoga
8:30 first group leaves for race
Race day Schedule to be determined by rider’s categories
First races start at 9:25am
5-6pm Dinner prep
6-10pm Dinner and campfire

Sunday, June 9
8:00am Yoga
8:30-9:30am Breakfast/education
10-1pm Endurance Tempo ride
1pm Lunch at trail
2-4:30pm climbing and Endurance tempo
5-6pm Dinner prep
6-10pm Dinner and Test and racing review with riders and evening activities

Monday, June 10
8:00am Yoga
8:30-9:30am Breakfast, Test and racing review with riders
9-10am Camp review
10-1pm Fun ride
1pm Lunch BBQ and rap up
1-3pm Clean lodge and check out
3-4pm Student pick up (If you would like to pick up your student before 3 PM you must work this out with Andy ahead of time.)

Gowdy Mountain Bike Racing Camp
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