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Junior Olympic Camp

From: Wayne Dickert
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 1997 18:13:32 -0400
Subject: Jr Olympics Camp July 28-Aug 1


EVENT: Pre AAU Junior Olympic Camp

DAY/DATE: Monday, July 28 - Friday, August 1, 1997


SKILL LEVEL: Open to all athletes racing in the AAU Junior Olympic championships in Charlotte, NC on Tuesday August 5, 1997.

CHECK IN: 8:00am-at the NOC Pavilion by the Bridge Gates-Monday, July 28

CAMP SCHEDULE: Specific schedules will be given at the Wednesday morning meeting. There will be two coached hour long workouts each day in the camp. One day may be scheduled for river running technique.

Monday 8:00am Check-in NOC Pavilion
8:15am Organization Meeting NOC Pavilion
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm Training Bridge/Lake

REGISTRATION: Call or e-mail Wayner by Sunday, July 27. Pay during check-in on Monday morning. You need to tell him how many days you will be attending the camp, age, and what class you will be paddling.

Coaching $10/day (it is not necessary to sign up for the entire camp but priority will be given to athletes signing up for whole week.)
Lodging Package None (see additional info for lodging/camping options
Meal Package None (NOC has three restaurants on site plus cooking facilities.)

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: USCKT (for insurance purposes) Forms will be available at check-in.

CLASSES: All boats competing in the AAU Junior Olympics: Men's Kayak (K1), Women's Kayak (K1W), Men's Solo Canoe (C1), and Tandem Canoe (C2).

TRAINING AREAS: Nantahala gates (class II), Tuckaseigee gates (class II), Fontana Lake (flatwater).

COACHING/CONTACT INFO: Wayner can be reached in one of the following ways:
E-Mail: wayner@dnet.net
Phone: 704-488-9222 (home)
Fax: 704-488-2498
Postal: 156 High Valley Rd.
Bryson City, NC 28713

COACHING: Wayner & Scott Strausbaugh.

* Focus of this camp is on technique with emphasis being placed on stroke drills, boat placement in the gates and offset gates including specific practice for the AAU Junior Olympic competition.
* There will be 5 athletes in most groups.
* Lodging:
NOC 800-232-7238 on site
Nantahala Village 704-488-2826 3 miles
Freeman's Motel 704-488-2737 6 miles
Lost Mine 704-488-6445 1 mile "bikeable"
Turkey Creek 704-488-8966 6 miles
Tsali (USFS) 704-479-6431 8 miles

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