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  • Interested in going to college to study downhill mtbing?
  • rs
    Free Member

    Don't know if this is a repost, but what a cool thing to study.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/puffbox/hyperpuff/audiovideo/scotland/wide_av_hyperpuff/8570800.stm

    walleater
    Full Member

    Ummm….the trail you were asking about on another site is I think called Red Baron 😉

    It certainly looked like it anyway. The area was already mentioned at the start of the article.

    rs
    Free Member

    Ummm….the trail you were asking about on another site is I think called Red Baron

    haha sneaky! I never actually read the article just watched the video, to be honest looked like a lot of uk type flowy singletrack which I kinda miss.

    Cheers.

    hungrymonkey
    Free Member

    great qualification to have if racing goes tits up, eh? 😐

    rs
    Free Member

    There's a list of what the courses contain.

    BASE Downhill 1

    This course has been designed to give Downhill Racers the opportunity to develop their competitive Downhill performance at the same time work towards a BTEC nationally recognized award at Level 3 (120 UCAS points).
    Candidates will improve their Strength & Conditioning, relate Psychology to all aspect of Downhill racing and develop Downhill skills and techniques. Qualified Downhill Coaches will be used and currently we are negotiating to use the World Class Downhill facility at Glentress Peebles

    Course units include:
    Health and Safety in Sport
    The Body in Action
    Training and Fitness for Sport
    Psychology for Sports Performance
    Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
    The Athletes Lifestyle

    Individual Sporting Performance : Downhill Racing
    Analysis & Evaluation of Performance : Downhill Racing
    Code of Conduct health & safety: Downhill Racing

    BASE Downhill 2

    This course has been designed to give Downhill Racers the opportunity to develop their competitive Downhill performance at the same time work towards a BTEC nationally recognized certificate at Level 3 (240 UCAS points).
    Candidates will continue to improve their Strength & Conditioning, relate Psychology to all aspect of Downhill racing and develop Downhill skills and techniques. Qualified Downhill Coaches will be used and currently we are negotiating to use the World Class Downhill facility at Glentress Peebles
    Course units include:
    Sports Nutrition
    Fitness testing for Sport
    Analysis of Sports Performance
    Sport and Society
    Sports Coaching
    Work based experience in Sport

    Individual Sporting Performance : Downhill Racing
    Analysis & Evaluation of Performance : Downhill Racing
    Code of Conduct, Health & Safety:Downhill Racing
    Location: Scottish Borders Campus

    italspark
    Free Member

    world class downhill at glentress ?

    ourmaninthenorth
    Full Member

    I'm all for giving the terminally thick something to occupy them, but is this for real?

    Maybe I'm getting old….

    stuartm555
    Free Member

    Chris Small looks quite similar to Chris Ball 🙂

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