Norco Shredders Racing

Youth Race Development Program

Youth Race Dev

The best race training.

Chase the podium!

Let's go for the gold.

Suited for the competitive shredders who are interested in racing on the Durham Shredder MTB X Country race team. Participants can also choose to race the Ontario Cup series. Shred the trails 2 nights a week and work on developing skills on local X-Country trails. This program will focus on continued pre-race training and techniques, as well as participation in the Thursday night race series and option to participate in the Ontario Cup XC series.

Annual Training & Racing

Train & Race Year Round

All that the program has to offer.

The Youth Race Dev program has been created as a 12 month training program developed by Shredders head coach, Adam Morka. Athletes will be given access to TrainingPeaks for predefined training plans and will upload training records for their coaches to monitor & provide feedback during the year.

Coaches will also provide pre-ride coaching for Ontario cups, and race support at races/Ontario Cups.

This program includes:

  • Year round coach assigned to each team
  • Year round training plan powered by TrainingPeaks
  • Access to all scheduled coach directed training
  • Access to Youth Devo meetup rides
  • Access to all scheduled indoor training & strength sessions
  • Access to 1st priority Invitations to Shredders Training camps (*additional fees apply)
  • First opportunity for shared accommodations and transportation to Shredders Team Canada Cup
  • Access to athlete race tent and facilities at all Ontario & Canada Cups
  • Access to Shredders bike mechanic and parts inventory for Norco bikes at selected scheduled races. (*parts and labour additional)
  • Includes Team pre rides for Ontario and Canada cups

The program is split into 4 age brackets, each with an individual, assigned coach:

  • Squirt (Ages 9 - 10) | Sue Trimble - Main Coach
  • PeeWee (Ages 11-12) | Liam Mulcahy - Main Coach
  • MiniMe (Ages 13 - 14) | "Iceman" Eric Orschel - Main Coach
  • Cadet/Jr. (Ages 15 - 17) | Jon Barnes - Main Coach

Registration includes free Shredders t-shirt. XC Dev team uniforms/kits are not included. The purchase of a Shredders jersey, Garmin & heart rate monitor is required and these items must be worn while training & racing – while additional kit items (shorts, jackets, hats, vests, hoodies, etc.) are optional.

Payment Information

Flexible payment options.

Payment can be made by cheque or e-transfer in a lump sum ($2500) or spread out over 12 monthly installments ($225/month). We make it easy to be ready for your child's podium finish!

Youth MTB Racing

Spring/Summer Racing

Compete with the best of the best.

The Youth MTB Racing program is a seasonal (Spring/Summer) racing & training program developed by Shredders head coach, Adam Morka. Athletes will be given access to TrainingPeaks for predefined training plans and will upload training records for their coaches to monitor & provide feedback during the race season.

Coaches will also provide pre-ride coaching for Ontario cups, and race support at races/Ontario Cups.

This program includes:

  • Coach assigned to each team
  • Training plan powered by TrainingPeaks
  • Access to all scheduled coach directed training
  • Access to Youth Devo meetup rides
  • Access to athlete race tent and facilities at all Ontario & Canada Cups
  • Access to Shredders bike mechanic and parts inventory for Norco bikes at selected scheduled races. (*parts and labour additional)
  • Includes Team pre rides for Ontario and Canada cups

The program is split into 4 age brackets, each with an individual, assigned coach:

  • Squirt (Ages 9 - 10) | Sue Trimble - Main Coach
  • PeeWee (Ages 11-12) | Liam Mulcahy - Main Coach
  • MiniMe (Ages 13 - 14) | "Iceman" Eric Orschel - Main Coach
  • Cadet/Jr. (Ages 15 - 17) | Jon Barnes - Main Coach

Registration includes free Shredders t-shirt. XC Dev team uniforms/kits are not included. The purchase of a Shredders jersey, Garmin & heart rate monitor is required and these items must be worn while training & racing – while additional kit items (shorts, jackets, hats, vests, hoodies, etc.) are optional.

Payment Information

Flexible payment options.

Payment can be made by cheque or e-transfer in 5 equal instalments ($200 deposit upon registration, balance due April-August) or a discounted lump sum ($1550). We make it easy!

Please Note

This program excludes indoor/winter training & cyclocross.

Youth Cyclocross Racing

Fall Racing

Challenge the best.

The Youth Cyclocross Racing program is a seasonal (Fall) racing & training program developed by Shredders head coach, Adam Morka. Athletes will be given access to TrainingPeaks for predefined training plans and will upload training records for their coaches to monitor & provide feedback during the race season.

This program includes:

  • Coach assigned to each team
  • Training plan powered by TrainingPeaks
  • Access to all scheduled coach directed training
  • Access to Youth Devo meetup rides
  • Access to Shredders bike mechanic and parts inventory for Norco bikes at selected scheduled races. (*parts and labour additional)

The program is split into 4 age brackets, each with an individual, assigned coach:

  • Squirt (Ages 9 - 10) | Sue Trimble - Main Coach
  • PeeWee (Ages 11-12) | Liam Mulcahy - Main Coach
  • MiniMe (Ages 13 - 14) | "Iceman" Eric Orschel - Main Coach
  • Cadet/Jr. (Ages 15 - 17) | Jon Barnes - Main Coach

Registration includes free Shredders t-shirt. Team uniforms/kits are not included. The purchase of a Shredders jersey, Garmin & heart rate monitor is required and these items must be worn while training & racing – while additional kit items (shorts, jackets, hats, vests, hoodies, etc.) are optional.

Payment Information

Flexible payment options.

Payment can be made by cheque or e-transfer in 2 equal instalments ($100 deposit upon registration, balance due September-October) or a lump sum ($495). We make it easy!

Please Note

This program excludes indoor/winter training & Spring/Summer MTB racing.

 

What is required?

Equipment & basic riding ability.

Participants must be able to comfortably ride on dirt trails, grass fields or gravel conditions and can use hand brakes. For a full list of what is required and suggested in terms of equipment, please visit our FAQ page by clicking the button below.