Published On: December 30, 2020By 6.1 min read
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Campfire Chats

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Join the PSIA-AASI Western Education Team for Campfire Chats on various Tuesday’s this season. This is a casual virtual forum to discuss hot topics, success stories, challenges you may be struggling with, or just to connect with other members and share how your week is going. Campfire Chats are always free to members, and there is always a spot waiting for you.[/av_textblock] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-2gq0usm’] [av_one_full first min_height=’av-equal-height-column’ vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=” margin=’0px’ margin_sync=’true’ row_boxshadow_color=” row_boxshadow_width=’10’ link=” linktarget=” link_hover=” padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ highlight_size=’1.1′ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ column_boxshadow_color=” column_boxshadow_width=’10’ background=’bg_color’ background_color=” background_gradient_color1=” background_gradient_color2=” background_gradient_direction=’vertical’ src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-1dk23er’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] Keepin’ it Casual with Chris Lange

January 12, 2021- 6pm-7pm


Chris Lange has been a snowboard educator with over 20 years of experience. Chris is the current AASI-W Snowboard Committee chair and member of the National Task force. Chris has managed several ski schools and has been influential in progressing snowboard education. Chris has played an active role in international certification programs, bringing the passion for snowboard education to all parts of the world. Chris is the  current Director of Operations for My Snow Coach.[/av_textblock] [av_button label=’Register ‘ link=’manually,https://psia-w.org/home/events/’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ position=’center’ label_display=” icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-kjbzwmlm’ admin_preview_bg=”] [/av_one_full] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-24yh31i’] [av_one_full first min_height=’av-equal-height-column’ vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=” margin=’0px’ margin_sync=’true’ row_boxshadow_color=” row_boxshadow_width=’10’ link=” linktarget=” link_hover=” padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ highlight_size=’1.1′ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ column_boxshadow_color=” column_boxshadow_width=’10’ background=’bg_color’ background_color=” background_gradient_color1=” background_gradient_color2=” background_gradient_direction=’vertical’ src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-1dk23er’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] Cross Country Skiing Circa 2021 with Paul Petersen and Alana Gillmore

January 26, 2021- 6pm-7pm 

Interest in XC is very high this winter across all disciplines. This is your chance to receive advice, guidance and ideas from two very knowledgeable and experienced PSIA pros.

Alana Gillmore, part of the Thomas Endurance Coaching group, a XC Ski Coach and a PSIA XC Ski Instructor (and PSIA-W Ed Staff member) at Tamarack Cross Country Ski Area in Mammoth Lakes, CA. She holds USA Triathlon and TrainingPeaks Coach Certifications and is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist. She received her Bachelors of Science from the University of California at Berkeley and lives in California’s High Sierra where she Nordic skis and plays in the mountains.

Paul Petersen is a PSIA-W XC Task Force volunteer, Level 3 XC and Telemark instructor and Clinician, Level 2 Alpine instructor and trainer, 3 Term PSIA National Team member and 1 Term Coach. He is the former owner of Bear Valley Cross Country, CA and continues to educate, inspire and entertain every chance he gets.[/av_textblock] [av_button label=’Register ‘ link=’manually,https://psia-w.org/home/events/’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ position=’center’ label_display=” icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-kjbzzyxq’ admin_preview_bg=”] [/av_one_full] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-1iwnu6e’] [av_one_full first min_height=’av-equal-height-column’ vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=” margin=’0px’ margin_sync=’true’ row_boxshadow_color=” row_boxshadow_width=’10’ link=” linktarget=” link_hover=” padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ highlight_size=’1.1′ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ column_boxshadow_color=” column_boxshadow_width=’10’ background=’bg_color’ background_color=” background_gradient_color1=” background_gradient_color2=” background_gradient_direction=’vertical’ src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-1dk23er’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] Behaviors, and How to Deal with them with Kim Meares 

February 9, 2021- 6pm-7pm

Did you catch Kim’s Webinar on 2/2/21? This campfire will dive deeper into working with challenging students and their behaviors as we work with them. This will be an interactive Campfire Chat where we can share ideas, provide feedback and ask questions on behaviors you are working with.

Kim Meares is Co-Chair Adaptive Task Force PSIA-AASI W, Member of the National Adaptive Task Force, Staff Trainer for Alpine and Adaptive at  Snow Valley Mountain Resort, and Psychotherapist in Private Practice. Chat with Kim to discuss tools to working with challenging students.[/av_textblock] [av_button label=’Register ‘ link=’manually,https://psia-w.org/home/events/’ link_target=” size=’medium’ position=’center’ label_display=” icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-kjc03aax’ admin_preview_bg=”] [/av_one_full] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-15aly5i’] [av_one_full first min_height=’av-equal-height-column’ vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=” margin=’0px’ margin_sync=’true’ row_boxshadow_color=” row_boxshadow_width=’10’ link=” linktarget=” link_hover=” padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ highlight_size=’1.1′ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ column_boxshadow_color=” column_boxshadow_width=’10’ background=’bg_color’ background_color=” background_gradient_color1=” background_gradient_color2=” background_gradient_direction=’vertical’ src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-1dk23er’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] Why Not to Strive for the Perfect Turn with Lynnea Anderson

February 23, 2021- 6pm-7pm 

Join Lynnea as we discuss how the nervous system works, and why we need to train and teach lots of different ways to move our body.

Lynnea is the Alpine Task Force Chair, Alpine Team Trainer, Examiner & Educator. She has been a PSIA- AASI member since 2001, and when not skiing can be found climbing all over the Sierra.[/av_textblock] [av_button label=’Register ‘ link=’manually,https://psia-w.org/home/events/’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ position=’center’ label_display=” icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-kjc059nk’ admin_preview_bg=”] [/av_one_full] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-15aly5i’] [av_one_full first min_height=’av-equal-height-column’ vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=” margin=’0px’ margin_sync=’true’ row_boxshadow_color=” row_boxshadow_width=’10’ link=” linktarget=” link_hover=” padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ highlight_size=’1.1′ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ column_boxshadow_color=” column_boxshadow_width=’10’ background=’bg_color’ background_color=” background_gradient_color1=” background_gradient_color2=” background_gradient_direction=’vertical’ src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-1dk23er’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] The Three Phases: Outrigger Usage with Katherine Hayes Rodriguez

March 9, 2021- 6pm-7pm 

Join Katherine as we discuss the Three Phases of Outrigger Usage applicable for stand-up or sit-down.

Katherine is on the Adaptive Task Force, Adaptive Team Trainer, Examiner & Educator. She has been a PSIA- AASI member since 1981, and on the Education Team since 1986.[/av_textblock] [av_button label=’Register ‘ link=’manually,https://psia-w.org/home/events/event-calendar/?cal-month=3&cal-year=2021&divisions=10&event=2532#psia-calendar’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ position=’center’ label_display=” icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-kjc059nk’ admin_preview_bg=”] [/av_one_full] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-15aly5i’] [av_one_full first min_height=’av-equal-height-column’ vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=” margin=’0px’ margin_sync=’true’ row_boxshadow_color=” row_boxshadow_width=’10’ link=” linktarget=” link_hover=” padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ highlight_size=’1.1′ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ column_boxshadow_color=” column_boxshadow_width=’10’ background=’bg_color’ background_color=” background_gradient_color1=” background_gradient_color2=” background_gradient_direction=’vertical’ src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-1dk23er’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] Cross Country Skiing and PSIA in the Past and Future with Val Licon, Chauncey Parker, and Jane Lester

March 12, 2021- 6pm-7pm 

Join Val, Chauncey and Jane as they discusses with the group what has been happening for your skiing experience this season. Share with the group where the changes have been made and the resources that we have for 2021. Join this casual campfire chat for conversation between members of the Cross Country Community.

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Val Licon is the Cross Country Chair, Examiner & Educator

Chauncey Parker, Examiner & Educator

Jane Lester, Examiner & Educator[/av_textblock] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-15aly5i’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] Intro to the Freestyle Session with Ryan Christofferson 

March 22, 2021- 6pm-7pm 

Join Ryan Christofferson in a discussion on the Intro to Freestyle Session. This Campfire Chat is a way to connect with the Education Staff, ask questions, and discuss the Freeestyle Session. Join this casual campfire chat for conversation between members of the Cross Country Community.

Host: Ryan Christofferson, Freestyle Task Force, Freestyle Team Trainer, Examiner & Educator[/av_textblock] [av_button label=’Register ‘ link=’manually,’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ position=’center’ label_display=” icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-kjc059nk’ admin_preview_bg=”] [/av_one_full][av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-15aly5i’] [av_one_full first min_height=’av-equal-height-column’ vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=” margin=’0px’ margin_sync=’true’ row_boxshadow_color=” row_boxshadow_width=’10’ link=” linktarget=” link_hover=” padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ highlight_size=’1.1′ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ column_boxshadow_color=” column_boxshadow_width=’10’ background=’bg_color’ background_color=” background_gradient_color1=” background_gradient_color2=” background_gradient_direction=’vertical’ src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-1dk23er’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-kh460uv6′ admin_preview_bg=”] Where, When, and Why We Telemark with Will Ortman and Paul Peterson

March 24, 2021- 6pm-7pm 

Join Will and Paul as they share with the group Where, When, and Why we Telemark. This Campfire Chat is open to all disciplines and is a way to connect with the Education Staff, ask questions, and discuss the reasons we love this sport. Campfire Chats are always free to members, and there is always a spot waiting for you.

Hosts:

Will Ortman is Telemark Task Force Chair, Examiner & Educator

Paul Petersen is Cross Country & Telemark Task Force, Examiner & Educator.[/av_textblock] [av_button label=’Register ‘ link=’manually,https://thesnowpros.org/events/event-calendar/?cal-month=3&cal-year=2021&event-types=5&divisions=3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11&event=2704#psia-calendar’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ position=’center’ label_display=” icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-kjc059nk’ admin_preview_bg=”] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-15aly5i’] [/av_one_full][av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av_uid=’av-pfae1y’]