2012 James Williamson Junior Development Camp

The Purpose

To focus not only on riding & training but also to assist each participant with life skills and self-improvement. To stay true to our aim to commemorate James Williamson and to keep alive the love and passion James held for mountain biking.


Friday 16th, Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th November 2012 (2 nights)



Selection Process

Southern Highlands Cycling Club and Canberra Off Road Cyclists are invited to nominate a range of riders, both male and female, who would benefit from attending the James Williamson Junior Development Camp. From these nominations 16-20 riders will be selected to attend.

Selection Criteria

The participants should:

  • Be in the Under 17 or Under 19 category (must be 15 years old by 30 June 2012)
  • Be cross country riders only
  • Have a current SHCC or CORC membership
  • Demonstrate a strong riding ability allowing for further development
  • Have a general awareness of the importance of personal fitness and health
  • Be an open minded person with a positive outlook on life in general
  • Be someone who would benefit from the extra support and mentoring that this camp will provide in areas broader than cycling


Funding will include the following:

  • Accommodation & food for two nights (6 meals)
  • Coaching instructors, professional and camp support staff
  • James Williamson Junior Development Camp limited edition jersey
  • Race entry to the MTBA National Round, 2013 held at Mt Stromlo, Canberra
  • Race entry to the James Williamson Enduro Challenge, 10 March 2013
  • MTBA participation day licence if no current licence held

Information sessions

These sessions will include a range of activities such as:

  • Nutrition
  • Massage, stretching & injury prevention;
  • Life skills, self improvement and motivation;
  • Basic First Aid for on course injuries/cleaning up injuries
  • Bike maintenance (on and off course) and basic set-up

Further information

For further information and if you know anyone who you feel would benefit from this camp please contact your Junior Development Officer at CORC or SHCC www.corc.asn.au or www.southernhighlandscc.com.au