Alpine Update - November 9, 2021

Dear Team Summit Alpine SRD, Age Class and Ability Parents; U16 and FIS Athletes, Alpine Coaches:
Today, Tuesday, November 9 at 5 PM is the annual introduction of the US Ski Team at Copper Mountain!
Saturday, all members are invited to participate in the virtual Team Summit Family Orientation beginning at 900 AM.
RMD has finalized and published the 2021-22 race calendar.
Finally, you may be interested to watch this week’s Sync Athlete Interview.
Please read on for additional information and details on these items and please don’t hesitate to reach out to your respective Head Coach at any time.

In This Update:
- U. S. Ski Team Kick-Off at Copper Mountain
- Family Orientation
- RMD Race Calendar
- Officials Certification
- Video Interview
Tuesday, Nov. 9th | 5 pm | East Village
Join the USA’s best alpine ski racers for a night of celebration in the lead-up to Beijing. In true ski racing fashion, Copper Mountain and the U.S. Alpine Ski Team will host a stage show naming Olympic hopefuls to the team for the 2021-22 Alpine World Cup season. 
Guests will be treated to giveaways, a special athlete Q&A, fireworks, and more. It all takes place at the base of the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, in East Village at Copper Mountain! The event is free to attend and open to the public. 
Due to U.S. Ski Team COVID-19 protocols, athlete autographs and photos with athletes will not be permitted.

Family Orientation
The Family Orientation kicks off with an introduction from Executive Director CB Bechtel and the Team Summit Board of Directors followed by the General Membership meeting where members have the opportunity to vote for board members and learn more about Team Summit.
An Alpine program meeting will provide information on program philosophy, general procedures, and program structure.
Program Specific Meetings will follow for Ski Racing Devo, Age Class, and Ability Class to provide program-specific information for the season.

9:00-9:50      General Membership Meeting
10:00-10:45  Alpine Meeting
11:00-11:45  Ski Racing Devo
                     Age Class
12:00-12:45  Ability (FIS/U16)
Video links and additional information:
RMD Race Calendar
The RMD Calendar has been finalized, published and can be found here:
Video Interview
I had a chance to watch this interview this morning... you may have already seen it, but if you haven’t, you may find some tidbits of ski racing wisdom in the 15-minute interview.
Aldo Radamus
Alpine Director