You are invited!
As a USA Cycling license holder and member you are invited to attend the Inaugural USA Cycling Summit in Colorado Springs, CO November 10-14, 2004. The Summit will bring together coaches, soigneurs, racers and cycling enthusiasts from around the United States (and possibly the world). The Summit is a cycling specific conference with sessions that will make you a smarter cyclist! The Summit is presented by USA Cycling and the USA Cycling Development Foundation
In addition to the conference style offerings, USA Cycling will be offering a specific track for soigneurs or those interested in learning more about becoming a soigneur. The soigneur track will cover ethics, recuperative therapies, emergency medical situations and other aspects of being a soigneur. Those completing the soigneur track will be issued a certificate of completion.
The topics include (subject to change):
Training Plan Design
Power Based Training
Altitude Training and Performance Issues
Tactics and Strategy
The presenters include (subject to change):
Hunter Allen, USA Cycling Elite Level Certified Coach
Andrew Coggan, Ph.D., Washington University
Bernard Condevaux, CSCS and PT
Joe Friel, USA Cycling Elite Level Certified Coach
Al Gandolfi, USA Cycling Elite Level Certified Coach
Barney King, USA Cycling Elite Level Certified Coach
Allen Lim, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Colorado
Bob McAtee, Pro-Active Massage Therapy
Sean McCann, Ph.D., United States Olympic Committee
Bob Murray, Ph.D., Gatorade Sport Science Institute
Andy Pruitt, Ed.D., Boulder Center for Sports Medicine
Michael Stone, Ph.D., United States Olympic Committee
Randy Wilber, Ph.D., United States Olympic Committee
Sean Wilson, Ph.D., USA Cycling Elite Level Certified Coach
Two special features of the Summit will be a presentation by Freddy Viaene on what goes on behind the scenes at the Tour de France. Freddy has served as a soigneur for many teams in the Tour including US Postal Service. Freddy’s presentation will give even the most avid cycling fan a fuller appreciation for Le Tour.
The other special feature will be a fund raising dinner for the USA Cycling Development Foundation that will, in part, recognize the work of the late Ed Burke, Ph.D. Dr. Burke served USA Cycling in many capacities and his passion for cycling led many scientists to become interested in cycling and many cyclists to become interested in science. If you are interested in learning more about the USA Cycling Development Foundation, please visit the USACDF website at http://www.usacdf.org/. The Foundation Dinner cost is $50 for those attending the Summit. If you wish to attend the Dinner but not the Summit, the cost is $100. Other ways to support the Foundation include purchasing clothing which can be done at http://www.velowear.com/usacdf.html.
The cost for the Summit for USA Cycling license holders/members is $299 which includes the Summit, housing on the USOC Complex and meals (except for the Foundation Dinner). The price for non-USA Cycling license holders/members is $349.
Housing and Meals
Housing on complex is limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. The housing will be on the United States Olympic Complex in dormitory style housing. You could be just a few doors down from an Olympian! Most meals will also be in the Athlete Dining Hall. Housing is single sex (sorry, married couples cannot stay together on complex).
Summit attendees staying on complex and flying into and out of the Colorado Springs Airport will have free shuttle service between the airport and the US Olympic Complex.
Those wishing to stay off complex will have meals provided during the conference.
The Summit is limited to 90 people on complex and 60 people off complex.
If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to call Sam Callan, USA Cycling Science and Education Manager at 719.866.3365 or email him at [email protected] If you want to be kept notified on the Summit, please sign up for the Summit mailing list by emailing [email protected] Once you sign up with the group, a registration form and schedule will be sent to you automatically.
USA Cycling looks forward to seeing you in Colorado Springs in November.
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