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GOWDY Mountain Bike Racing Camp

This camp is designed for High School Varsity and Junior Varsity MTB cyclist who wish to grow as riders and take they’re racing to the next level. They will be educated about racing, training, recovery, nutrition, and how all these impact their bodies.

Our goals are to help riders to understand training and racing principals and to Increase students’ self-confidence using the mountain bike as a tool for challenging fun self-discovery.

You can look forward to enjoying great trails and making new friends!

Lactate testing to set heart rate training zones for each rider.  Dr. Inigo San Millan CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center Education about training zones and how to implement them

Developing Bike Kung Fu skills

Learning race strategies and technics

Students will stay at Hynd’s Lodge or camp at Curt Gowdy State Park. Ride sessions will be on the IMBA Epic Trails at Curt Gowdy State Park , the surrounding roads, and Happy Jack. Food will be provided for the entire camp.

Andy Clark will be leading a trained experienced coaching staff with one adult per five campers.

DATES: June 11-15

LOCATION: Hynds Lodge, Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming (map)

COST: $575 + $25.20 Eventbrite fees.  Lactate testing, food/lodging, and a professional coaching staff included

AGE GROUP: High School Junior Varsity and Varsity riders, there will be 10+ spots for girls and 20 spots for boys. (A limited number of scholarships are available)

FOOD: will-be provided. Please let us know ahead of time if you have any dietary restrictions.

WHAT TO BRING: Basics – Bike, helmet, appropriate mountain biking attire, casual clothing, towel, swimsuit, and a great attitude. A more detailed list will be sent out after registration.

RULES: Respect yourself, your environment, and the people around you. The Gowdy Mountain Bike Camp rules are posted at this website and apply to all of our camps. Beyond that, the camp director will post and go over the camp expectations. If there is a serious rule violation or problem a parent will be expected to come to pick up the camper and there will be no refund.

REGISTRATION: The registration link will be posted at  The link will be activated on March 2nd. You will be required to complete the on-line registration and make the payment to complete the registration. Contact Rich Vincent to make alternate arrangements: 307-760- 1917 or For other questions contact Andy Clark at

The Camp Director/Instructor: Andy Clark most recently coached Brannan Fix to the Collegiate CX National Championship and was awarded the Colorado High School Cycling League Coach of the Year (2016). Coach Andy has over 25 years of experience racing and coaching cycling. He has raced professionally around the world. He has a distinguished record as a Team Director and Coach working with five national champions and over 70 national medal winners. As a founding board member of Ciclismo Youth Foundation, Coach Andy’s goal is to make cycling a fun life-long sport of discovery.

Testing will be done by CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center Dr. San Millán is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Director of the Sports Performance Program at the CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center in Boulder, Colorado. He is an internationally renowned applied physiologist having worked for the past 20 years for many professional teams and elite athletes worldwide across multiple sports like running, football, soccer, basketball, rowing, triathlon, swimming, Olympics and cycling including eight Pro Cycling Teams. He has also been consultant in exercise physiology and sports medicine to international organizations like the US Olympic Committee and the International Cycling Union.

SCHEDULE (tentative)

Monday, June 11
Check in orientation
1-4pm Testing, bike check/ fit
4-5pm Debrief testing education
5-6pm Dinner prep
6-10pm Dinner and evening activities

Tuesday, June 12
7:30am Yoga
8-9am Breakfast/education
9am Endurance Tempo ride
Noon Lunch at trail
1-4pm climbing and race strategies
4-5pm Dinner prep 5-10pm Dinner and evening activities

Wednesday, June 13
7:30am Yoga
8-9am Breakfast/education
9-10am Skill teaching
10-1pm Skills ride
1pm Lunch
2pm Skill teaching
3-5pm fun skills riding
5-6pm Dinner prep
6-10pm Dinner and evening activities

Thursday, June 14
7:30am Yoga
8-9am Breakfast/education
9-10am Race skills and strategies
10-11:30pm Skills ride
12-1pm Lunch
2-3pm Education/recovery time
3-4pm Pre race meal
4:30pm Head to race
5-6pm Warm up
6-8pm Race
8-9pm Dinner BBQ
9pm Back to Camp
10pm Crash into bed

Friday, June 15
7:30am Yoga
8-9am Breakfast
9-10am Race and camp review
10-12pm Fun ride
12-1pm Lunch BBQ and rap up
1-2pm Clean lodge and check out
2-3pm Student pick up

Gowdy Mountain Bike Racing Camp
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