Ages 10 - 16 / Level 6+

Go faster, ride harder, and tear up the trails in our action-packed season-long summer programs. Riders challenge themselves on steeper and more technical terrain while refining important biking skills.
These programs focus on building speed, control, endurance and efficiency on the trails.

Lift access is included in these programs*

Gravity Driven - Level 6+

Take your riding to the next level! Our Gravity Driven Season Long Downhill program gives you the tools to charge through technical blue and black downhill terrain with style. To be prepared for this level, you should already be comfortable riding on Blue and Black terrain.

Pre-requisites

  • Brake efficiently to maintain speed in corners and technical sections
  • Use pressure control to generate speed.
  • Distinguish safe, fast and efficient line choice in technical sections
  • Proper positioning over small jumps or features.
  • Demonstrate maneuvers such as a bunny hop, front wheel lift and rear wheel lift.
  • Shift gears efficiently to maintain speed through technical Blue (intermediate) and Black (advanced) terrain.

Equipment Requirements

  • Front and rear disk brakes required
  • Front suspension required
  • Rear suspension recommended
  • Dropper post recommended
  • Full Face helmet strongly recommended
  • Knee pads strongly recommended
  • Other Body Armour such as neck brace, chest/back protector, elbow pads recommended

Key Goals

  • Brake efficiently to maintain speed in corners and technical sections
  • Refined pressure control to generate speed.
  • Use rotation to improve cornering
  • Distinguish safe, fast and efficient line choice in technical sections
  • Air over a jump or feature and maintain proper positioning.
  • Use different maneuvers appropriately on a trail
  • Shift gears efficiently to maintain speed through technical Blue (intermediate) and Black (advanced) terrain; introduced to "ghost shifting"

Additional Information

  • A seasons pass is required for this program

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Mountain Bike programs, lessons and camps (the Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by the participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here:

Mountain Bike Waiver

COVID-19 Waiver

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