Jozo Weider Newsletter Volume 3

  • Friday, December 18, 2015


The Pre X-Mas Camp has been cancelled.

The X-Mas Camps for Park and Pipe skiers and boarders has been cancelled.

The X-Mas Camp for racers will still run with the possibility of starting with dryland and then hopefully moving to snow after a couple of days.

If families are considering a trip during this time they can contact Nikki for a Xmas Camp full refund before Dec. 23rd.

Nikki can be reached here: [email protected]

AOA Registration required for ALL racers in U12 and up

Make sure you register and pay the AOA fee here.

FAQ's on the new Jozo Web site:

Answers to most of the questions you may have about racing at Jozo.
Visit the FAQ pages for U10 through U16 here:  click here for Jozo FAQ's

Upcoming Important Club Dates

December 21 AOA Fitness Testing at Active Life in Collingwood (option #1)
December 27/31 Blue Mountain Christmas Camp
December 28 AOA Fitness Testing in Collingwood (option #2)
January 2 Jozo Weider Ski Club AGM - at The Inn  - Ski swap starts at 3:30 pm, AGM at 5pm
January 7 Jozo / Mountain Equipment Coop Shopping Event - see below for details
January 29 Men’s Day
February 12 Ladies Day
February 17 Family Day @ Jozo

Jozo Gear

One of the benefits our sponsors provide is the ability to offer our Jozo members high-quality gear at reduced prices. This year is no exception. As usual, we will allow Jozo members to try on samples in order to determine exact sizing requirements. All garments are to be paid in full at the time of order. Our compiled order will be placed on January 11th with delivery before the end of January (hopefully). Stay tuned for exact clothing details and specific pricing - but this year’s program will likely include:

  • Jozo Kids
    • Hoodie Sweatshirt
    • MEC Base Layer Fleece
  • Men’s & Woman’s
    • Spyder Soft Shell Jacket
    • MEC Base Layer Zip
    • MEC Base Layer Zip Hoodie
    • Second Skin Puffy Down Jacket

All Jozo-wear garments will be available for sizing and ordering at The Inn at the following times:

  • Dec 30 – Lunch and Apres @ The Inn
  • Jan 2 – Lunch and Apres and AGM @ The Inn
  • Jan 3 – Lunch @ The Inn
  • Jan 9 – Lunch @ The Inn
  • Jan 10 – Lunch @ The Inn

January 7th, 2016 - MEC Club Day - Jozo Weider

  • Mountain Equipment Coop  Toronto, 400 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K2. During this special shopping event at MEC Toronto, members of the Jozo Weider Ski Club receive a 10% discount on purchases.
  • Discount applies to regularly priced in-stock items purchased in-store only.  A few specific items may be excluded from the discount, including but not limited to Blundstone footwear.  Offer cannot be redeemed for cash or applied against prior purchases or services.  Member number must be presented at time of purchase.  MEC is a retail co-operative that sells exclusively to members.  A lifetime individual membership is $5.”

REMINDER:  Alp’n Rock Shirts

More Jozo-wear options will be made available in the coming weeks, but new for this year is a Special Limited Edition Jozo Alp n Rock shirt. These typically retail for approx $200, but you can get yours for $130 (tax included) with all proceeds going directly to Jozo. This makes for a perfect last minute Christmas gift! Supplies are limited, so please contact Donna Holodryzuk [email protected] to make arrangements to take advantage of this amazing offer. 

REMINDER:  Jozo Jackets

If you ordered (and paid) for one at the end of last season, please contact Gigi Worts at [email protected] to make arrangement to collect your jacket.

REMINDER:  AOA Fitness Testing

ALL Division 1 racers must do the AOA Fitness test.
ANY U14 or U16 Division 2 racer wishing to participate in a Division 1 race must do the test.
ANY U14 or U16 racer participating in the Provincial Championships or CanAms must do the test.

note:  Gooch Cup, Pod Cup, Mealey Classic do not require the test.
The Fitness testing is strongly recommended by the AOA for all U14 and U16 racers.

If any Jozo athlete is interested in participating in a Division 1 race this season, Rob Crossan/Blue Mountain/ the Jozo Weider Ski Club have made arrangements with Active Life Conditioning in Collingwood. For $25+hst our Jozo Weider athletes can be tested in Collingwood on December 21 or December 28. 

Here are the registration details for the Collingwood testing:

REMINDER:  Dry-land Training

Athletes at the U14 level and up are considered to be in the “Train to Train” phase of the Long Term Athlete Development model.  This is a stage in their development where they are ready to consolidate their basic sport-specific skills and tactics and is a major fitness development stage.  Therefore some form of a year round dry-land training program should be incorporated into your athlete’s schedule.  Fitness testing should be part of this program to assess the athlete’s development and progress. Click the link below for a description of the Fitness Tests and suggestions for exercises to improve in each area:

Parent Meeting dates in Weider Room 3

U12 December 28 at 9:30
U14  December 29 at 9:30
U16  December 30 at 9:30
U10 Sat  January 2 at 9:30
U10 2 day January 2 at 10:00
U10 Sun   January 3 at 11:00
Park & Pipe snowboard January 3 at 9:30
Park & Pipe ski January 3 at 10:00
U12/U14/U16 January 3 at 1:00 (for those who missed original meeting)


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