Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Denver

700 East Fourth Street
Loveland, CO 80537

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Journey Paratriathlon Camp – Denver 
September 22-25, 2022

Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Denver, will be held September 22-25, 2022 in the beautiful surroundings of Denver presented by Para Endurance Coaching.
This camp provides highly engaging & interactive instructions in the basics of paratriathlon through interactive drills and lectures in a safe, accessible environment.
It's geared to novice and intermediate levels, with an emphasis on first-timers. The camp is intended and designed for adults, but is accepting applications from youth 15 years old and up. Minors will be asked for recommendations & will be vetted to determine compatibility with the camp demands.
The three day experience blends educational and practical sessions in a usable, dynamic manner that culminates with a super-sprint race. We ask athletes to arrive on Thursday evening and we will conclude by mid-day on Sunday. 
This camp is: 
·       designed and led by certified USA Paratriathlon coaches and assisted by experienced para-athletes and vetted volunteers. 
·       USAT Sanctioned 
·       meets all the standards for being para-friendly as set forth by USA Paratriathlon
·       meets and/or exceeds the Safety Certification standards for USAT
CRITERIA as set forth by USAT
This camp is available to:  athletes with a medically verified physical, visual, or neurological impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Mobility impaired, amputee, vision impaired, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and wheelchair athletes are the focus. 

This camp is not available to: Those with miscellaneous conditions such as, but not limited to, intolerance to temperature extremes, organ transplants, joint replacements (endoprosthetics), kidney dialysis, hearing impairments, and/or cognitive impairment are not candidates for this camp. Any questions should be directed to the camp director.
Because this is a USAT sanctioned event, everyone participating must hold a one day license fee for an additional $15 (waived if you are already a current member of USAT) 
Sign up Process
Application opens July 5. Maximum capacity is 15 confirmed athlete registrants. A waiting list will be utilized.
Cost: $90 per athlete plus processing fees. (Financial assistance for lodging can be requested and is allocated on a case by case assessment.) Veterans & First Responders, email Scott for discount code. 
Non-athlete attenders( Volunteers, family, support friends, guides) should email camp director for sign up protocols.   

Participants will receive: personal instruction in pool swim, cycling, running, nutrition and how to put it all together for a triathlon; T-shirt; swag bag full of goodies; education sessions; mechanical support; refreshments; tons of encouragement; group photo; new friends & memories for a lifetime.
We will do our best, but cannot guarantee that hand cycle or race chair equipment that needs to be borrowed, will be available or provided.
Lodging/Meals
Lodging options coming soon.  We recommended these options for convenience and getting the most of the community camp experience that happens beyond the day sessions. 
ROOMING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT – I understand that I can request to share a room with another athlete of the same sex. If I desire an alternate arrangement, such as a private room only or to share with family or caretaker, I acknowledge that I must (a) state the request and reason in this application (b) there may be an increased cost incurred by the athlete (c) is subject to availability or the discretion of camp administrators.
Meals included in this camp fee are: Friday – breakfast; lunch; dinner + Saturday - breakfast; lunch; dinner + Sunday – breakfast.   

Refund policy 
This is a no refund, non-transferable event. 
A minimum number of 8 registered applicants will be required by August 26 for the camp to materialize. If this minimum timeline is not met, all will be notified & full refund will be given to those registered.
Application Deadline: Friday, September 2 at 5pm MST

Acceptance into the camp
Once registrations are processed and accepted, confirmation emails will be sent by September 7. In the acceptance confirmation email, you will find more details about what to bring. You will also get a personal phone call from our camp staff so that we might get to know you, your situation, and be prepared to serve you best. Those not accepted will be notified by email and given instructions about our waiting list procedure.
 
September 22-25, 2022 Tentative Schedule
·     Thursday
·       7:00pm Social gathering 
Social time 7:30pm
·      Friday
·       Breakfast
·       Coaches/volunteers (Shift A) assemble at 7:30am
Athletes arrive 8am
Check in
Map/schedule
Receive goody bags/shirts
Unload personal athletic equipment
·       Welcome 8:45am - Pool Side
Introductions
Swim - Pool session 9:30am – 11:30am
·       Assessments/drills
(Shift B)  lunch - Noon
Educational session – 12:45pm-1:30pm
Bike session – 1:30pm – 3:00pm
·       Assessments/fittings
·       drills
Run session – 3:30pm – 5pm
·       Assessments/fittings
·       drills
Dinner 
·      Saturday
Breakfast
(Shift C) Coaches/volunteers assemble at 7:30am
Bike session – 8:30am – 10:00am
Break
Run session 10:30am - Noon
(Shift D) lunch- Noon 
Group photo
Educational session – 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Transition practice 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Swim - Open Water session – 3:00pm – 4:45pm
Dinner
·       Sunday
Breakfast (Shift E) Coaches/volunteers assemble at 5:30am

Last Call Triathlon - Super Sprint

Race Transition opens 6am
Race concludes
Group photo
Clean up/Final session/ Thank you

 

You must provide:
·       bicycle helmet that is less than five years old & not damaged
all participants may access generous discount code for Rudy Project helmets via confirmation email...
·       Swim Goggles
·       Swim suit/attire
·       Casual clothes for workouts
·       Great attitude

Training items to bring if you have or need them:
Water bottle 
Snacks
Cycle shoes  
Running Shoes 
Swim Cap 
Lava Pants for WC athletes 
Paddles 
buoy 
kickboard 
fins 
snorkel 
bike/hand cycle 
racing chair 
sunscreen
sunglasses
beach towel
toiletries
ANY questions: scott@paraendurance.com

Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Denver is supported & made possible by the generosity of our good friends:
USAT Foundation
Anonymous Donations


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