Is Masters for Me?
Are you a mature athlete (18+)? Do you want to glide farther, go faster, and gain confidence on both classic and skate skis? The Telemark Nordic Masters program is for skiers of all ages and abilities looking for an inspiring ski experience.
With a two-part program to accommodate both less experienced skiers and those who are looking for a little more, the Telemark Masters is focused on technique with a strong fitness component. Our goal is to ski longer and more efficiently while having a blast on snow! Click here to register for Masters using our online portal.
*Some ski experience recommended.
This year we will be starting training in December and continuing through March.
- Improve your skate and classic skiing technique
- Develop strength and endurance on skis
- Ski with others’ at your speed
- Learn to ski more efficiently (go faster with less work! Keep up with your kids!)
- Two streams of the Master’s program (see below)
- Over 25 coached on-snow sessions with 2 ski sessions per week
- Intro to waxing & ski maintenance
- Fun local loppets (races)
Team Telemark XC Masters Program Prices 2019-2020 Season
Master Blasters – $360 – 12 X 2hr sessions Saturdays 10:00 – 12:00 and Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00 from Dec to Feb. This program targets the skier who wants to ski smoother, faster, and more powerfully. With an intensity workout every Tuesday and a distance ski every Saturday, expect to sweat (a lot!) while working on technique. Our goal is to prepare you for some races on the BC Master’s circuit and/or to complement your summer sports training. Previous ski experience is required.
Smooth Cruisers – $180 – 6 x 2hr sessions on Saturdays 10:00 – 12:00 Dec to Feb. A more relaxed pace than the Master Blasters, this program is for the skier who wants to work on technique at a less intense pace. With a heavier emphasis on efficiency and long slow distance, expect beautiful skis with lots of technique. Some ski experience is required. Please contact us with any questions – all fitness levels and abilities are welcome!
Aengus McCullough discovered the delights of cross country skiing when he moved to Alberta from the UK in 2011. After floundering in the snow for his first winter season he realized that skiing was not as effortless as it looked and decided to join Edmonton Nordic to develop his technique. Aengus progressed through Edmonton Nordic’s adult skiing program through to their Master’s program after which he went on to take CANSI instructor courses so he could help others on their skiing journey.Before he discovered skiing, Aengus was a keen mountain runner who competed in British Fell Running events for several years as well as the occasional ultra-marathon, including the 300Km PTL in 2010 and the 160Km Sinister 7 in 2015. He is also a certified rock climbing instructor and since moving to BC has been dabbling in ski mountaineering racing.
Aengus has a PhD in Geoinformatics and a Certificate in Outdoor Recreation from Tai Poutini Polytechnic in New Zealand. He works as a Software Development Manager at TELUS Health, and in his free time is working on building a data analytics app for cross country skiing.