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Female Cyclist Residential Camp - Next Weekend

Female Cyclist Residential Camp - Next Weekend

Female Cyclist Residential Camp – 15-17 February

Forming Part of National Youth Commission Strategy

Next weekend there will be a residential camp in Avon Rí Adventure Centre, Blessington, Co. Wicklow, from the 15th to 17th February. This camp is open to female cyclists aged between 13 and 23 years of age, and will have a multi-discipline focus. The track session on Saturday will be open to U12 riders also.


Paralympic Champion and Double World Champion Eve McCrystal will be the guest speaker at Saturday’s session, giving an insight to her cycling journey.


Crucially, this cycling training camp forms part of the National Youth Commission Strategy; riders who are targeting national selection should attend. For those who cannot attend and wish to be considered for selection, contact Orla Hendron.

To register for this camp please COMPLETE THIS FORM - Email orlahendron@hotmail.com with any questions - more details available on womenscycling.ie

This is one of three camps scheduled for 2018; full details below:

Avon Rí Adventure Centre, Blessington, Co. Wicklow

WHEN: 15-17 February


AGES: 13 years to 23 years

COST: €150 (if renting mountain bikes an additional €15)

STANDARD REQUIRED: Participants must have a road bike in good order, a helmet, and a Cycling Ireland licence. Under 14s should be able to ride 40km, under 16s should be able to ride 70km and under 23s should be able to ride 90km. These requirements are for the purpose of safety.



9-10am: Arrival

10.45am: Skills and spins

Pm: Activities TBC


Am: Mountain biking at the Gap Mountain Bike Park

Pm: Activities TBC


10am: Sign on at Sundrive Pavillion, Dublin
10.30am - 12: Talk from Paralympic and Double World Champion Eve McCrystal.
12 - 12.30pm: Bike hire and bike set up 
12.30: Track training
3pm: Camp finishes at Sundrive Velodrome.


· Two nights accommodation with full board

· Transport to Mountain Biking and to Sundrive Velodrome

· Coaching from some of Ireland’s best coaches

· Track bike hire


Spaces are strictly limited. The camp represents excellent value and places are likely to fill up fast. For youth riders interested in progressing to national teams this is the training camp you need to attend. Please also note you can pay on the day.

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