Coaches join freestyle club

Apex Freestyle Club has welcomed new coaches to its Jumps and Bumps program

FORMER CANADIAN NATIONAL team members Matt Crosby and Nathalie Bazin enter their second season as mogul coaches with the Apex Freestyle Club.

The Apex Freestyle Club have added new faces to their coaching staff.

Ted Dunnigan is heading the Jumps and Bumps and Freestylerz programs this year. Dunnigan brings vast experience in the coaching world, both in alpine and freestyle. Louis Durham is the new slopestyle coach and brings his expertise and fun to the slopestyle community.

They join second- year coaches Matt Crosby and Nathalie Bazin, who work with head coach Kenni Kuroda.  Crosby is a Summerland native, who grew up skiing at Apex Mountain and went through the AFC program.

He competed with the national team from 2005-09 and during his career earned top- 10 finishes in North America competitions and competed in national championships. Bazin, who grew up in Quebec City, moved to B.C. when she was named to the national team and competed from 2006-09.

During her career she reached the podium in North America events and had top-10 finishes on the World Cup tour and competed in the World Championships in Japan.

Also coaching for the club is Jon Hodal, junior competition coach, as well as Jeff Queen, Sean Queen and Debbie Vollett for Jumps and Bumps.

Those interested in joining AFC can do so by going to www.apexfreestyleclub.com.

This weekend Apex Mountain and the AFC are hosting the sixth annual Canadian Selections camp from Dec. 19-20.

It’s a talent identification camp for the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association.

 

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