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Team Trials Training Camp

by Tom Wier
USA Canoe/Kayak
Wildwater Committee
Western U.S. Athlete Rep.

February 19, 2010 -- Bryson City, NC

John Pinyerd and I will host a team trials training camp on March 20-21 to give paddlers a final weekend to learn the team trials race courses. We will focus on race preparation and strategy during this two day camp. Join us and hone your skills on the last weekend before team trials!

Training camp schedule:

Saturday - Sprint Course Training

  • 10:00 am meet at Forest Service Put In (above Pattons Run)
  • 11:00 am begin sprint runs.
  • 1:00 break for lunch (note: bring light lunch/Clif Bars with you)
  • 3:00 pm afternoon sprint runs and mock race.
  • 5:00 pm video review (will be at the NOC, location TBA)
  • 6:00 dinner (at NOC)


  • 9:00 am meet at Ferebee Park
  • 10:00 am: 2 classic runs in quarters
  • 12:00 break for lunch
  • 2:00 full length "practice run" followed by mock race at minute intervals

Contact Tom Wier at with questions and to let us know if you plan to participate.