2017 NSW Snowsports Talented Athlete Camp (NTAC) Scholarship Holders

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2017 NSW Snowsports Talented Athlete Camp (NTAC) Scholarship Holders

NSW Snowsports, in conjunction with Snow Sports ACT, introduces the second installment of NSW Talented Athlete Camp. The Board of Directors would like to congratulate all applicants on the strength, depth and diversity each applicant presented via Expression of Interest.

2017 has seen a shift in the focus, structure and partnerships of NTAC with exciting times ahead. We welcome Precision Athletica as a commercial partner. Providing state of the art facilities, professional advice and expertise, in the not structure and function of Physiological training, but also educating athletes what it takes to become elite.

A modern uniform has been rolled out for the 2017 season. Consisting of a flat-brim cap and hooded jumper.

The NSW Snowsports Talented Athlete Camp (NTAC) is designed to introduce and support emerging athletes to understand the fundamental aspects of elite level training.

NTAC key objectives include:

– Providing a program for young athletes to learn about the process and complexities involved in moving from amateur sport to elite level sport.
– Empowering athletes to make effective decisions in improving their overall health and improvement in their chosen disciplines
– Providing fundamental education on the requirements of being an elite athlete
– Providing an opportunity for stakeholders to come together and ask a range of questions in order to consolidate their understanding of key athlete requirements
– Assist athletes and parents to understand the role of NSWS and how to access key athlete pathways

– Providing an opportunity for athletes to utilise the best coaches, mentors and facilities in furthering their Snow Sports goals.

NTAC consists of a Dryland Training and Lectures Series, as well as an At-Snow Component.

The NTAC Dryland Camp is an all day camp and will be held on Sunday 4th June at Precision Athletica located at the Olympic Park Athletic Centre.

The NTAC Dryland Camp includes a high intensity interval training session (TABATA); prehabilitation and rehabilitation fundamentals; physical screening and testing including discipline specific and functional movement testing; and a recovery session including foam rolling and stretching techniques.

Parents and athletes will attend panel discussions and lectures on Sport’s Psychology, Q&A with a selection of Australia’s elite athletes, and a Snowsports Pathways from development to sub-elite and all the way to Winter Olympics.

The At-Snow Component will include a choice of SSA Futures Camps, Event or Training support to assist the Athlete on within their current pathway.

The Rob Kneller Youth Foundation (RKYF) has kindly offered to continue in its support of the Snowy Mountain Athletes, and has provided a travel subsidy to assist athletes with accommodation and fuel. Thank you to the RKYF for their on-going support for athletes within the Snowy Mountains region.

Again, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all stakeholders and the wider snow sports community for their continuing support in assisting our athletes strive to achieve their goals.

The athletes below have been selected for 2017 NTAC Scholarships.

NSW Athletes



Bella Green

Laura Papworth

Robert Zeilic



Emily Champion

Phoebe Cridland

Chloe Hinckfuss

Max Inglis



Maddison Everingham

Georgia Stewart


Ski Slopestyle

Oliver Merrett

Gus Young


Ski Slopestyle Freestyle

Abi Harrigan

Mia Rennie


Snowboard Halfpipe

Ronan Preston


Snowboard X

Henry Baff

Kye Chaplin

Georgia Crisp

Christina Taylor


Snowboard Slopestyle

Caycee Stratten

ACT Athletes


Cross Country

Paris McMahon

Bentley Walker-Broose



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