The Mountain Academy has been developed in Thredbo to provide athletes 12 and above with a pathway to train and develop the skills required for state or national team levels of competition. Interested athletes must register their interest as this program will include a selection process. The program will be housed in the Thredbo Leisure Centre, which includes a full gym, 50m swimming pool, physiotherapy services, sports halls and designated program locker facilities. During the program Academy, athletes and coaches will utilise the NSWIS Acrobatic Centre of Excellence (ACE) as a tool to develop aerial and acrobatic skills as well as the Thredbo Leisure Centre facilities for fitness training.
Moguls Team – Full Time and Part Time (10-17 years)
This program aims at improving developed mogul skills in addition to training to air manoeuvres using a mogul jump.
Slopestyle Team – Full Time and Part Timer (12-17 years)
The aim of this program is to challenge strong all-mountain skiers to develop their aerial skills in the terrain parks and from larger jumps.
Snowboard Rider Cross Team- Full time and Part time (12-17 years)
This program has been established to assist snowboarders to develop their skill to become more competitive in a Rider Cross competition.
Multi-Discipline Team – Full Time (12-17 years)
This program is for the high-end snow sports athlete who would like to follow a pathway program but is not yet ready to choose one discipline.
All bookings are subject to a selection process. Alternatives such as the Thredbo Development Squad program will be offered for athletes to continue developing appropriate skills if not selected.
Thredbo Season Pass with Leisure Centre Access is required for all participants
It is recommended that all athletes hold a current SSA race licence to enable them to compete at the relevant level.