WINTER PROGRAMS

Fortune Freestyle is excited to announce that a 5 week Fundamentalz/Freestylerz Program is Open for Registration!

While things will not look the same, we are happy to be getting back on the snow.

 

Here is what you need to know:

 

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays, March 6 to April 4, 2021

 

Time: 8:45AM to 12:15PM 

 

We realize the last day is Easter Sunday and we will run the program that day.

Cost for One Day = $ 400 (please note that based on the number of registrations Fortune Freestyle may only be able to offer the one day registration on Saturday or Sunday pending demand)

 

Cost for Both Days = $ 700

  • All participants will also be required to purchase their annual Freestyle license when they register.  The cost of the license is $60.

 

  • Lift tickets are not included; participants must have a season’s pass or pre-purchase lift tickets through Camp Fortune. NOTE THAT LIFT TICKETS SELL OUT MOST WEEKENDS. YOU SHOULD ENSURE THAT YOU PURCHASE A LIFT TICKET FAR IN ADVANCE OF EACH WEEKEND (MONDAY OR TUESDAY AT THE LATEST).

 

Refund policy: https://www.fortunefreestyle.com/policies

 

Requirements:  Participants must have their own ski equipment and be able to ride the chair lift independently.

 

Click here to register: 

https://snowreg.com/#!/events/41382-recreational-winter-2021 

 

Registration Deadline: You must register by 11:59 pm on Thursday March 4th.  Note that we may be unable to accommodate late registrations.

 

Once you have registered you will received additional communications on Covid protocols and details on the program functioning.

 

We look forward to seeing you all on the slopes soon!

Fundamentalz / Freestylerz

 

A great place to start for all new and upcoming freestylers!

Formerly Jumps and Bumps, these youth programs develop fundamental techniques for the terrain park and moguls. Learn to jump, ski the bumps and do tricks on boxes and rails.

Expert coaches keep it fun and safe as you learn technical skills and great moves. This program is for skiers who can comfortably ski all intermediate runs (blue runs at Camp Fortune).

Competitive Team

Updated rates and registration details coming soon!

Are you an experienced freestyle skier with an interest in competition and advanced skill development?

 

Learn more about the Fortune Freestyle Competitive Team!

The Competitive Team is for athletes that want to train for both skill and performance development, including participation in provincial Timber Tour competitions (Timber Tour is Ontario’s competition series).

 

The 2021 Timber Tour dates and locations are:

  • January 15 - 17: Slope/Slope @ Mt St Louis Moonstone

  • January 27 – 29: Mogul/Mogul @ Beaver Valley

  • February 5 - 7: Slope/Slope @ Horseshoe Resort

  • February 19 - 21: Mogul/Mogul @ Calabogie Peaks

  • February 25 – 29: Provincials @ Calabogie Peaks

 

For additional information about the competitions please visit the Freestyle Ontario Timber Tour page. 

 

Fortune Freestyle has two competitive disciplines; slopestyle and moguls. Athletes can try-out for both disciplines, or may choose just one if they prefer!


Prerequisites:
Athletes trying out for Competitive Team must be registered in both days (Saturday and Sunday) of the program.  They must also commit to attending two Timber Tour events.

Assets:
•    Registered for dryland
•    Registered for trampoline 
•    Attended water ramp camps
•    Attended Air bag training (Maximize)

 



Competitive athletes are required to register for both days of regular programming and are strongly recommended to register for both Christmas camps. To register for the coming ski season, please go to the registration page at Fortune Freestyle. 


Athletes must also purchase insurance through Freestyle Ontario: + CAN 3 Freestyle Canada License & Insurance, + Camp Fortune Lift Tickets; https://campfortune.com/en/lift-tickets/.

Additional Competitive Team Costs:

 

While the team predominantly trains at Camp Fortune, some additional training at alternate hills/facilities should be expected. Additional costs for attending Timber Tours competitions include registration, lift tickets (usually discounted), travel and accommodations and are the responsibility of the athlete/family. Costs for coaching outside the regular program days (including coach travel expenses) included in Program rates this year. A parent meeting will be scheduled once the team is established to review additional training and travel.


Skills needed:
The skills identified below are directly from Freestyle Canada. For additional information please
visit: http://www.freestylecanada.ski. Athletes considering trying out for the Competitive Team should be able to demonstrate that they have strong foundational skills and competitive readiness, both physically and mentally. Specifically, they need to be able to manage increased training hours and demonstrate they have the capacity to develop the skills to perform more difficult technical skills safely. Athletes should be able to consistently demonstrate the majority of the skills listed below on more difficult terrain (blue and black runs).

Technical skills:
• Carves ski edge through turns with steady timing.
• Ski switch with skis parallel and can move from forward to back with ease.
• Use turns to control speed

Jumping:
• Fully extended in jumps and able to maintain balance
• Can spin in both directions
• Confident lift on take-off and clean upright tricks with grabs
• Balanced landings

Slope:
• Manages terrain park features and flow safely
• Rides boxes with control
• Rides rails with control

Moguls:
• Short radius turns with proper body position
• Good absorption with lower body
• Consistently shows a proper mogul stance

Outcome:
Coaches will provide every athlete with a summary of the skills they demonstrated at the end of try-outs. Athletes will be notified by email on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 if they are being invited to join the Competitive Team.


If you have any questions you can contact
Don Lewis; don.lewis@ucdsb.on.ca

Private and Small Group Coaching 

Fortune Freestyle offers private coaching and customized programs for small groups are available on request.

 

Please contact fortunefreestyle@gmail.com for more information

Coach and Participant(s) must be current members of Fortune Freestyle, Freestyle Ontario & Freestyle Canada.

                 

Adult Program

We hope to offer our Adult Program again in 2020-2021. Rates and Details Coming Soon!