Winter is Coming: 2015 Ski Fitness

As the 2016 winter season approaches we are gearing up for another 8 week pre-season training to get you ready to race the tram on opening day. Wright Training’s Ski and Snowboard Fitness workshop is designed for all types of skiers and riders alike. Beginners-to-advanced, it makes no difference to us, we just want to see…

Positivity by Blaine Gallivan

Injury is a very peculiar thing, especially from the perspective of an athlete. For me, it can go one of two ways: either a healthy learning process promoting self-growth and determination, or a destructive path towards negativity. This fall I was given the amazing opportunity to start working with Crystal Wright and Adam Dowell at…

Wright Training Athlete: Cam FitzPatrick

Name: Cam FitzPatrick Age: 22 Sponsors: Bern Helmets, JHMR, Guayaki, Nixon, Bluebird Wax, Remind Insoles, DC How old were you when you started snowboarding? I started skiing at the age of 2 and switched over to snowboarding at the age of 7. What got you started? Snowboarding was pretty new back then and it was the new cool…

Workout Of The Week by Crystal Wright

This workout is Day 9 of an 16 session advanced  progressive ski/snowboard fitness series. These exercises are repeated over the 8 weeks to focus on eccentric, core, single leg and agility strength for skiing and snowboarding. Over the 8 weeks all the athletes improved in all areas, the biggest improvement I saw was the athletes…

A Cure for the Broken Leg Blues

On November 1, 2013 I was swept off a mountain in an avalanche. I shattered my patella and dislocated my knee joint.  ACL, PCL and MCL tears.  I had surgery to reconstruct the patella on November 8th and had to spend 9 1/2 weeks in a straight leg brace.  My leg felt like a useless …

Ski Fit is over, now what?

By Crystal Wright It’s a common belief that once you participate in preseason training, you are set for the season and see no reason to maintain your strength gains. For example, our ski fitness, an 8-week program in the fall, is sold out every year. However, many believe that once the 8-week commitment is over…