Developmental Cycling Camp at the Olympic Training Center

"Learn to Race" Developmental Cycling Camp for Riders with Disabilities, April 30 - May 6, 2011, is open to riders with visual impairments.  Sighted tandem captains are needed, too.  Camp is held at the Olympic Training Center, in Chula Vista, CA.  Cyclists learn bike handling skills, safe riding techniques, and road racing strategies. Campers must be legally blind, have cerebral palsy or a head injury, have a signficant amputation or have a lower mobility impairment.  Disabled military veterans and active duty service members are strongly encouraged to attend.  Cyclists must possess the fitness and equipment to make it through all the activities of the week-long camp.

For an application and questions call:  Pam Fernandes, Cycling Camp Coordinator at 781-449-9563. The camp is offered through a partnership with U.S. Handcycling, Disabled Sports USA, U.S. Paralympics, and the United States Association of Blind Athletes.

Pictured below are tandem captain, Clay Sharp and blind stoker, Stan Moore, leading the pack in the CoMotion Classic Tandem Stage Race.