Thanksjibbing Rail Jam

Help the Snowbasin park crew break in the 2011.2012 Rail Garden on Saturday Nov 26th.  This is not a contest its a jam that people can sign up for throw some tricks and maybe get a prize.  Sign up in Earl’s lodge between 9:00 and 10:30 am.  The rail jam will be held between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm at the Rail Garden park in front of Earl’s Lodge.  So come to Snowbasin and have a great time getting some tricks on lock first thing this season.

Snowbasin and OVWSF Welcomes New Team Utah Chapter and Head Coach

The OVWSF and Snowbasin are proud to welcome the newest TeamUtah chapter to its slopes this season as well as Head Coach Jon Clark.  Team Utah Program Director Lane Clegg said, “We are not only excited to expand to Snowbasin, but after a long search and many interviews Jon Clark was a perfect fit for our newest mountain chapter”.  Gordon Perry OVWSF Director adds, “The foundation is excited to partner with a quality program like TeamUtah that has a proven track record of success throughoutUtah and whose leadership matches the vision of ours with the pursuit of excellence in the development of young athletes”.  New TeamUtah coach Jon Clark brings over 8 years of instruction and coaching to Snowbasin and with this new position he will be able to focus more on the freeride and freestyle aspect of snowboarding. Jon’s other qualifications include AASI level 3 certification and a degree from Weber State in Recreation Management with a minor in coaching.  “I am really excited to bring the snowboard element to the OVWSF organization and TeamUtah has allowed that opportunity for me”, Jon said. 

 

For inquiries about Team Utahand its Programs at Snowbasin contact Jon Clark at 801.458.4844, jon@teamutah.org or go to our website and Facebook www.teamutah.org and facebook.com/pages/Team-UTAH-Snowboarding-inc/131602181734

 

About Team Utah

 

The goal of TeamUtahis to provide snowboarders with the best chance at a career within the snowboard industry. We offer a range of services for all ages which includes coaching, filming, and opportunities for industry involvement including competition, internships, and volunteering.

 

Our holistic approach is based around the belief that snowboarding is both a sport and a lifestyle, and to make it in this industry a rider needs more than just a big bag of tricks. Every team member starts this journey that we call ‘the path to pro’ by creating a personalized goal set which outlines what goals they will be shooting for and what level of participation they will have with the team.  We believe in a well-rounded skillset for all riders regardless of the venue in which they compete and strive to create a love of the sport and the mountain environment that will last a lifetime. TeamUtahis a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

About OVWSF

The Ogden Valley Winter Sports Foundation (OVWSF), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the development of young winter sport athletes. Both the Ogden Valley Ski and now Team Utah sponsored by the Foundation, provides for a fun and challenging way for young men and women to improve their skiing and snowboarding while developing the skills and discipline that will provide lifelong enjoyment of an active outdoor lifestyle.