Filtering by: Team Ontario

Jan
25
Sat
2020
Warm Weather Handcycling Camp @ Clermont, Florida
Jan 25 – Feb 2 all-day

 

OVERVIEW

The Ontario Cycling Association will be hosting a warm weather handcycling camp in Florida to assist our high performance athletes with building early-season base miles leading into the 2020 season. The camp will return to Clermont, Florida.

The primary focus of the camp will be on athletes who have been accepted to our High Performance Team Ontario program who have demonstrated a potential for selection to international competition. These athletes exhibit commitment to pursue cycling to a national team level. This camp is an invitation only camp for Athletes who have already been accepted to our Team Ontario Para Cycling HP Program.

CAMP DETAILS [tentative]

Location: Clermont, Florida

Dates: January 25 – February 2nd

Camp Size: 3 athletes, 2 staff

Coaching Staff: Blaine Betzold, Chantal Thompson

ATHLETE PROFILE          

  • UCI Licensed by Ontario Cycling Association
  • Strong performance/experience at international level competition
  • Strong results at 2019 Canadian Championships*
    • Top 5 Road [TT/RR]
  • Demonstrated commitment to Team Ontario programming
  • Positive teammate, good sportsmanship, respectful of coaches and support staff
  • *exceptions may be considered

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Interested athletes are asked to complete the following link no later than, November 15, 2019.

Application: http://www.ontariocycling.org/event/oca-high-performance-para-cycling-program/

Feb
2
Sun
2020
February Endurance Camp @ Girona, Spain
Feb 2 – Mar 2 all-day

OVERVIEW

The Ontario Cycling Association will be hosting its annual February Endurance Camp to assist high performance athletes with building early-season base miles leading into the 2020 season. The camp will return to Girona, Spain following the success and feedback from last year’s camp. A change for this year will be that the camp will run the entire month of February with athletes having the option to attend the first two weeks, second two weeks, or the entire month [based on availability].

The primary focus of the camp will be on athletes who have demonstrated a potential for selection to international competition [e.g. U19/U23 World Championships] and commitment to pursue cycling to a national team level. At this time, we are asking athletes interested in this project to please complete the Expression of Interest link below to assist us in planning the details of the camp.

CAMP DETAILS [tentative]

Location: Girona, Spain

Dates: February 2 – 15; 16 – Mar 2; Feb 2 – Mar 2, 2020 [exact camp date to be finalized shortly]

Camp Size: 16 athletes in any given block [max]; 3-4 coaches/staff

Coaching Staff: Rob Holmgren, Peter Glassford, Molly Hurford, Lisa Holmgren,

Cost: $650/2 week block + flight [estimate only]

Includes: Accommodation, internal transportation [bus arranged], coaching/support, off-bike training [gym/workshops]

ATHLETE PROFILE          

  • Aged 17 -22 (2020)*
  • UCI Licensed by Ontario Cycling Association
  • Strong performance/experience at international level competition
  • Strong results at 2019 Canadian Championships**
    • Top 10 Road [TT/RR]
    • Top 5 MTB [XCO]
    • Top 5 Track [Endurance events]
  • Demonstrated commitment to Team Ontario programming
  • Positive teammate, good sportsmanship, respectful of coaches and support staff
  • *exceptions may be considered
  • **example results provided; additional consideration towards field size/strength, times, race performance
SELECTION CRITERIA [in-conjunction with athlete profile characteristics]
  • Athletes selected into Track/MTB High Performance Training Group Programs [2019-2020]
  • 2019/2020 OHPSI Identified Athletes
  • 2019 U19/U23 Athletes with Top 5 placing at National Championship [MTB/Road]; Top 3 in Track Endurance events [IP, Points]
  • 2019 U17 Athletes with Top 5 placing at National Championship [MTB/Road]; Top 3 in Track Endurance events [IP, Points]
  • 2019 U19/U23 Athletes with Top 10 placing at National Championship [MTB/Road]; Top 5 in Track Endurance events [IP, Points]
  • U17/U19/U23 eligible athletes based on coach/committee decision relating to performance/experience at national/international level competition, athlete performance/behavior at previous projects [good teammate, training partner, respectful of policies and staff]

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Interested athletes are asked to complete the following link no later than, November 12, 2019.

Application: https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/8280-2020-february-endurance-camp

Mar
24
Tue
2020
Bear Mountain Camp and Canada Cup Project @ Bear Mountain
Mar 24 – Apr 2 all-day

OVERVIEW

Goal: To provide targeted MTB athletes with an early season competition opportunity and on-trail camp focused on technical skill development.

The Ontario Cycling Association will once again host a mountain bike camp in Victoria, BC using a variety of trail systems including at the Bear Mountain and Heartland facilities. Athletes will be working on a number of technical skills using video feedback along with coach and peer analysis. The camp will also include participation in Canada Cup #1 at Bear Mountain.

CAMP DETAILS [tentative]

Location: Victoria, BC

Dates: March 24-April 3, 2020 [tentative]

Camp Size: 6-10 athletes; 2-3 coaches/staff

Coaching Staff: Rob Holmgren, TBA

Cost: $500 + flight [estimate only]

Includes: Accommodation, internal transportation, coaching/support, mechanic to prep bikes prior to race, off-bike training [gym/workshops]

ATHLETE PROFILE     

  • Aged 16 -22 (2020)*
  • UCI Licensed by Ontario Cycling Association
  • Strong performance/experience at national/international level competition
  • Committed to representing Canada at international events
  • Demonstrated commitment to Team Ontario programming
  • Positive teammate, good sportsmanship, respectful of coaches and support staff

*exceptions may be considered

SELECTION CRITERIA [in-conjunction with athlete profile characteristics]

The project will involve between 6-10 athletes depending on logistics and funding support.

This project is part of the MTB Training Group Program and athletes in good standing do not require an application for this project and are automatically included if interested in attending.

Additional selections will be made based on the following criteria (in priority order):

1) Athletes selected to 2019 MTB World Championships

2) Athletes selected to represent Canada at a 2019 MTB World Cup event

3) Athletes placing in the top 5 at 2019 U19/U23 Canadian MTB Championships*

4) Athletes placing top 5 at 2019 U17 Canadian MTB Championships*

5) Athletes with a podium finish in a 2019 Canada Cup*

6) Committee selection based on athlete results, potential for national/international success, and commitment to the sport

*Tiebreaking will be done using this following process:

  1. Gender balance
  2. Higher placing at national championships
  3. Previous commitment and participation with Team Ontario
  4. Committee decision

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Interested athletes are asked to complete the following link no later than February 5, 2020.

Application: https://ccnbikes.com/management/tools/#!/dashboard/6726/event/home

Apr
18
Sat
2020
Defi Prep Camp @ Milton, Ontario
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day

 

OVERVIEW

The Ontario Cycling Association will be hosting a Defi preparation camp for those para athletes planning on competing in the Defi Sportif Competition in Montreal (May 2-3) to assist our athletes with the base training, skills and knowledge necessary to enter into an international competition.

The primary focus of the camp will be on athletes who have entered to race at Defi Sportif. These athletes exhibit commitment to pursue cycling at an international level. This camp is open to any para athletes who have already been accepted to our Team Ontario Para Cycling HP Program, and to those entered to race at Defi Sportif.

CAMP DETAILS [tentative]

Location: Milton, Ontario

Dates: April 18 and 19 2020

Camp Size: 8 athletes, 2-3 staff

Coaching Staff: Blaine Betzold, Chantal Thompson

ATHLETE PROFILE          

  • UCI Licensed by Ontario Cycling Association
  • Previous performance/experience at international level competition
  • Previous competition involvement at 2019 Canadian Championships and Defi Sportif
  • Demonstrated commitment to a training plan
  • Positive teammate, good sportsmanship, respectful of coaches and support staff

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Interested athletes are asked to complete the following link no later than, March 31st 2020.

Application: https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/7903-para-cycling-team-ontario-training-program-application

Jul
23
Thu
2020
Handcycling Club of Canada Speed Week Training Camp @ Holiday Inn Express - Waterloo
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

Mark your calendars! We’re back again in 2020! Reg info will be posted in May 2020.

Schedule:

Thursday July 23, 2019

Meeting at Hotel: 3:30pm
Easy Group Ride: 4:00pm
Dinner: 6:30pm

Friday July 24, 2019

Time Trial: 9:30am
On-Bike Skills Session: 10:30am-12:30pm
Group Lunch: 1-2:30pm
Afternoon Ride with Skills: 3:30-5pm

Saturday July 25, 2019

Kitchener Twilight Grand Prix Race: 12:00pm

  • 30 min +2 laps (1.3km loop)
  • Athletes responsible for own registration

Registration: TBA

 

Host Hotel:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Waterloo/St.Jacobs

14 Benjamin Road, Waterloo | ON, N2J 2V9
Tel: 519-772-9800