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Colorado Alpine Masters use Sprongo video analysis

Colorado Alpine Masters Ron Emery started his own Masters race program last season, the Colorado Alpine Masters (CAM). Colorado Alpine Masters offers ski coaching in Summit County, Colorado. Training is provided in the four discplines of skiing, Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G and Downhill. CAM offers a high-quality dedicated training environment that is carefully prepared, well staffed and technologically advanced. The programme works with affiliations Loveland Ski Area, Precision Ski, Marker, Volkl and USSA. CAM have a strict code of conduct which promotes respect and creates a positive environment for all athletes and coaches. This environment provides every opportunity for the athletes to reach their goals. Ron Emery Ron chose a career in the ski industry as a race coach. Coach Ron as he is known, is a level 400 USCA coach and a PSIA Alpine level III instructor. He has had the opportunity along the way to work at…

How to Optimise your use of Sprongo

Use the Sprongo App for flexibility on the go The Sprongo App allows you to access your videos while on the go, making training available to you and your team anytime and anywhere. Gabbi Hall of skiracing.com interviewed JP Daigneault, a ski coach based at Northwood School in New York who has been using Sprongo with his teams for over five years. He is an advocate for on-hill video analysis and encourages his athletes to use the Sprongo App to review their videos as they go up the lift between runs. He would film the runs during practice and his X2 card would instantly send the footage through to his phone, which would then upload to the Sprongo cloud. This easily allowed the athletes to whip out their phones while on the lift and review the videos after every single run. The Sprongo App allows them to view the videos…

The Australian Rowing team join Sprongo

The Australian Rowing team The Australian rowing team have recently just become users of Sprongo. Their vision is to become the number one rowing nation in the world as well as Australia’s top Olympic sport. They are utilising Sprongo’s tools to help them towards achieving this goal. Rowing is a sport for life that is recognised for it’s tradition and ability to appeal to athletes of all ages. Rowing is a part of Australia’s national sporting and cultural heritage. Their international success dates all the way back to 1867, when Edward ‘Ned’ Trickett won the first sporting World Championship for Australia. Rowing Australia Rowing Australia is the national governing body for the sport. Rowing Australia aims to ensure the continuation of high performance success and also provide a blueprint for further development of the sport. With such a strong vision Rowing Australia values excellence, integrity and teamwork. These values all…

Vince Smurro joins the Iowa Women’s Gymnastic team

The Iowa Gymnastics team The Iowa Hawkeyes is the name for the sports teams that represent the Univeristy of Iowa in the United States. All together the Hawkeyes have varsity teams for 24 sports, 11 mens and 13 womens. The University of Iowa gymnasics teams are proud users of Sprongo, with its ability to help enhance performance it is a great asset to the team. They have a motto of win, graduate, do it right and on the individual level 12 Hawkeyes have won national championships. Vince Smurro Recently Vince Smurro was named assistant coach for the Iowa Womens Gymnastics team. Smurro holds an impressive collegiate resume. He was a USAG All American at the the college of William and Mary for the high bar in 2010 and the parallel bars in 2011. Smurro transferred to Illinois in 2011 and in 2012 helped the Illini to Big Ten and NCAA…

The Ontario National Ski Academy (NSA)

NSA The National Ski Academy (NSA) in Ontario in Canada use Sprongo to develop and improve their students. NSA was established in 1986 and is a non-profit registered charity. They aim to provide an environment where student athletes can maximize their potential through alpine ski racing excellence, personal growth and academic achievement. In 2010 they became a Ministry of Education inspected private school. They can grant high school credits in grades 9 to 12. Holistic Approach They deliver their vision through a holistic approach. This builds on the individual students addressing three core development areas. These are academics, fitness and ski racing. NSA has a winter home in Collingwood and a summer home is Saas Fee Switzerland. Each home provides the full facilities, professional coaches, teachers and trainers the students need to succeed. They are the only high school credit granting academy in the whole of Canada that provide this holistic program.…

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