International ski mountaineering Youth Race - Praxmar/Tirol - 16-17/12/2006
Bei skimo.org um So, 2006-11-12 19:34.
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Responding to the problem of the lack of young athletes in our sport, a developing program designed together by ASKIMO, DAV, SSA and www.skimountaineering.org will bring help and create the winners of the future races.
The 2-days program is open to all young people between 12 and 18 years with some experience on skimountaineering and a mature level on downhill skiing. Teaching and racing will be combined in this week-end, thanks to the volunteer help of experienced racers and the support of our sponsors (ABS, COLLTEX, DYNAFIT, PIEPS, SILVRETTA).
Arrival at the Alpengasthof Praxmar latest at 20:00 o`clock rooms takeover, dinner, talkings,...
8:00 o`clock: a ski mountaineering tour will be made by all athletes and accompaning people,
guided by mountain guides. During this tour, some lessons in ski mountaineering will be given,
eg. putting on and off the skins, making turns, skiing safely in free skiing area etc.
until 12:00 o`clock: the race itinerary is prepared. All the young athletes and accompaning
people can lend a helping hand and get some background information on races
13:00 o`clock: the Austrian Youth Championship ist started; it goes over app. 500 hm. Legal
are 16 - 18 year old athlets (Jg 89 bis 91). Also all other young athletes are allowed to start at
this race - with the allowance of their accompining peole and with no official ranking.
15:00 o`clock: practical avalanche rescue training and theoretical advisory held by specialists of the ÖAV, mountain guides and technicians from PIEPS.
Afterwards: dinner, slide show about ski mountaineering races in Europe
8:00 o`clock: lottery for the relay race - mixed 4-person relays are built by drawing lots!
9:00 o`clock: relay race is startet over 150 hm per person/600 hm per relay. Each young
athlete has to do two ascents, two descents and the skin changings, before he is coming back
to the start area for handing over to his teammate.
All race times are being calculated together and a overall time is built. Also the nations built
their own mediate time. The nation, which is closest to the over all mediate time, wins the race!
12:00 o`clock: flower ceremony, afterwards: departure!
Accommodatin with breakfast in Praxmar from 15. - 17.12.06 is free for 10 perons including
accompaning persons, also no starting fee has to be paid. Travel costs, dinner and extra
expenses has to be paid.
Participation is open to everyone between 12 and 18 years of age (Jg 89 to 95) who is interested
in ski mountaineering. Legal in participation at the Austrian Youth Championship is every
Austrian citizen between 16 and 18 years of age (Jg 89 to 91).
Also required is a written note of allowance from the legal guardian and a written medical
confirmation of health is also required.
The race is held as a competition of nations. Each participant starts for his country. There is no limit in participants
The parents of the athletes are welcome!
Regulations / Equipment
The following equipment has to be brought to the event (just before the single events a detailed „must have“ list is made public):
- standard skis equipped with metallic edges on at least 90 % of their length, and with a width
of at least 60 mm beneath the foot. The bindings must allow heel movement when ascending
or descending and must release frontal and sidewards.
- boots must be high enough to cover the ankles with a minimum depth of notches of 4 mm
- a pair of ski poles with non-metallic baskets
- a backpack of at least 20 liters
- a pair of skins
- a working avalanche beacon which conforms to standard frequency 457 KHz
- woolen cap or headband
- gloves, covering the entire hand
- upper body clothing: three layers of long sleeves
- lower body clothing: two long pants: a pair of longjohns
- Helmet (special race helmets accompling EN12492 or cycling helmet)
- regular avalanche shovel of at least 0,04 m2
Ski mountaineering races are outdoor- events, where accidents and injuries can occur. A assurance which covers this special area is recommended.
The organizer and his helpers and assistents are relieved of civil or criminal liability in case of an accident or damage, also against third parties. By signing the registration, all regulations and rules of the organizer are presupposed.
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Organizers / Contact
|Organizer:||Sport Consult KEG, A-4824 Gosau|
|Race organizers:||Verein zur Förderung des Schitourensports in Tirol, A-6073 Sistrans,|
ASKIMO - Österreichischer Fachverband für Wettkampf- Schibergsteigen in Österreich
Hr. Karl Posch, Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel.: 0664/4113091
DAV - Deutscher Alpenverein
Hr. Stefan Winter, Mail: Stefan_Winter@alpenverein.de, Tel.: 089/1400357
SSA - Slovak Skimountaineering Association
Mrs. Katarína Belicová, Mail: email@example.com