If you’re interested in mogul, park, pipe, freeride (competitive big moutain), CVA has the program for you. Freestyle skiing has seen many changes over the last decade with the addition of many new disciplines, such as slope style and half pipe. As the sport of freestyle skiing has evolved, so has the way in which these student-athletes train. With a focus on development and performance, CVA offers all aspects of training, so that developing freestyle student-athletes may reach their optimal performance. To read more about the program’s training philosophy, click here

FREERIDE PROGRAM (competitive big mountain)

new this year!

Freeride skiing is the newest event to hit the slopes. These are “all mountain competitions” where student-athetes are judged on technique and clocked on the time it takes to ski the steepest and most intense black diamond terrain in the east. To learn more about this program, click here.



Nathan McKenzie is the founder and program director of the CVA Freeride program. Entering his 11th year with CVA, Coach McKenzie remains head coach to the longest running and most successful freeride program in the country. To read more about Coach McKenzie, click here.


Alongside Coach McKenzie's extensive knowledge, CVA also has a state-of-the art Antigravity Complex (AGC). This training facility is the only one of its kind in New England and ensures optimal dry land training for our racers.

Click here to read more about CVA’s Training Philosophy & Opportunities 


3197 Carrabassett Drive
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947


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