Arctic Wind Riders

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Program Overview


Developed with sustainable development in mind, this multi-year program brings to the northern communities an adrenaline-driven activity, opportunities for leadership development and a unique platform to raise awareness about new local ecotourism opportunities in their community.

Outdoors in sync with Arctic Nature

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For youth by youth

The program encourages “for youth by youth” activities in the community drawing on the power of young people to reach out to their less active peers, to develop their leadership skills within, and to break down the barriers to active living that many young people encounter. One week initiation camps provide a unique occasion to build interaction between the team and the community

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Activity Programs 

 

A New Dynamic Sport 

 
The sport is evolving rapidly in the North in many communities . Through 40 monts of community development, 24 weeks of community based activities, 22 instructors trainned, 850 plus initated to the sport in 12 communities the bases is getting there for the sport to develop.
 
Last year 15 participants from 9 communities participated to this 4 day race program (Triangle race, long distance, speed runs).  The event is praised by every participants, It is a unique occasion for them to  share their passion with people from other communities, ride with them and develop new friendship,  race against them and develop their competitive spirit. It is also a unique occasion to witness the evolution of northern rider’ skills, give special training clinics, and reach out to host community residents. 
 
 

Arctic Wind Riders’ Championship

 
 
 

About the program

A Challenging New Sport, and A true Northern Experience.
 

Arctic Wind Riders is an exciting and innovative youth program based on a new outdoor activity perfectly suited for the North.  Developed with sustainability in mind, the program combines an adrenaline-filled activity, leadership development opportunity for emerging leaders and a unique platform to help raise awareness about local ecotourism opportunities in northern communities.



Program objectives

To provide a new dynamic outdoor activity to northern youth.
To build expertise, leadership & ownership within youth groups and communities
To support the development of a new sport and new eco-tourism opportunities.

Our Mission:

To create new opportunities for the youth through sustainable development approach, and support individuals who have a positive influence amongst their pears and can play and active role in in their community.
 

Our Vision:

Through outdoor adrenaline driven activity, in symbiosis with arctic environment and culture,  reach a growing number of youth and have a positive effect on their health, mind and soul.
Emerging leaders, and athletes that get involved locally or regionally have the potential to positively influence their peers and to contribute to open their community and region to the world.
 
 

Contact:

Guy Laflamme, B. Sc., B. A.
Director of Program Development
(450) 258 3604
(514) 233 6093
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