Our first Junior Camp was held in October in Saas Fee and was a great success. The children who attended the course ranged in age from 10 to 14 years old. During the week they worked on many different aspects of skiing including jumps, slalom, off-piste and of course spent lots of time on the ski cross run. In the afternoons, different activities were organised. Some to help with fitness, such as jogging on rocks which also helps to improve your balance, and others just for fun, like the luge run. Guillaume also ran a ski workshop explaining the importance of waxing and how to make sure your skis are “race ready”. The highlight of the camp was undoubtedly a visit from Fanny who came up to Saas Fee to spend a day with the kids. They had the chance to take her on on the ski cross course and also ask her questions about life as a professional athlete.
“On behalf of Georgie and Timmy, we wanted to thank you all for an amazing Camp experience. The children had the most wonderful time on every one of the four days, and were so sorry to have to come back! Huge thanks also to Fanny for taking time out of her busy schedule to come and inspire and encourage- it’s an experience Georgie and Timmy will never forget and the crowning highlight of a Camp filled with magic moments! All in all, you created something really special for the kids, which for Georgie and Timmy very successfully combined new experiences and learning, and reinforcement of existing ski knowledge and skills, all in a great environment and atmosphere. They are still on a high – and can’t wait to get their skis back on; life will be very flat now until the winter season starts!”
Have a look on our gallery page for more photos of the camp. Keep an eye out here and on our facebook page for news of our next camp and how you to can join in the fun.
A message from Guillaume about the Ski Cross Camps
Below you will find some information about the four day camps in Saas Fee:
Things to Bring:
In the afternoons we will rest from skiing, but do some other sporting activities, for example beach volleyball, rock climbing (no need for special equipment)
We’ll also see marmots and if you’re patient, you can feed them carrots which they love.
We will also do some workshops about ski preparation and waxing as this is a key element to help you win races.
We hope to see you at one of our camps soon