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Top regional junior skiers participate each year in one of four Regional Elite Group (REG) summer camps. The camps include general and ski-specific assessments, ski technique support as well as athlete and coaches education. Each camp includes U.S. Ski Team coaching staff which observe, interact and coach. With the help of regional coaches attending the camps, the U.S. Ski Team coaching staff selects the top athletes from all four REG camps (East, Central, West and...

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This summer’s Alaska Regional Elite Group (REG) camp, held in Anchorage, proved to be a challenging and valuable week of training for all involved.  Just like the Eastern, Central, and Western REG camps held earlier, the Alaska camp included a variety of distance, strength, technique, and intensity workouts as well as two time trials. “I think the main objective and goal of the week was to give the REG athletes an opportunity to bang heads...

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High-caliber junior athletes flocked to Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Vermont on June 25 for the five-day Regional Elite Group (REG) camp.  The week provided attending skiers with a chance to train with and learn from some of the country’s best coaches. This year saw some changes to the general REG plan, including more time trials and the requirement that athletes wear numbered bibs for all workouts, fostering a greater spirit of competition and professionalism.  “I...

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Midsummer is upon us, and that means it is time for the annual Regional Elite Group (REG) camps. The annual Western REG camp recently concluded in Park City, where 30 athletes took advantage of excellent training opportunities to log 18 hours for the week.  The schedule also included Medals Testing (a set of exercises including pushups, pullups and situps, performed in a controlled environment) the famous Agony Hill Time Trial, as well as talks from...