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Thunderbolts Training Camp

September 8 @ 10:00 am - September 10 @ 3:00 pm


High level schedule – Contact us via email or DM on social to book!

Friday: Check-in, Orientation and “shortish ride”, 2-3 hours. Back to base for a late lunch, free time, dinner, Briefing session 1. Make sure we’ve got everyone’s questions covered and confirm schedule for remainder of weekend.

Saturday: Early Breakfast, Briefing session 2 to cover three (3) topics ie. nutrition, navigation and safety then a longer ride 3-4 hours. Likely split into two groups. Back to base for a late lunch, free time, dinner and a movie/relax.

Sunday: Early Breakfast, Briefing session 3 to cover final two (2) topics ie. Bikepacking/Gear and Training, then a longer ride 3-4 hours. Pack up and leave sometime after 3pm.

We are going to be based at Kurrara High Country Resort in Tomalla, right in the middle of the Thunderbolts course.

Some of the things we’ll cover include:

BikePacking and gear: What gear to bring and how to use it

Safety: what to do before, during and after the event in case of emergency, how to patch yourself up with a compact first aid kit. How to communicate with your loved ones and emergency services should things go pear shaped.

Nutrition: How to fuel the body and keep your bike rolling, how and what to eat on the bike, how to repair your bike, in the field with a small spares kit

Navigation: how to navigate and re-route in the field if things get blocked or you need to turn around. How to get unlost. How to re-route on the go.

Training: How to train for a bike bike packing trip.

We’ll be bringing insider pro knowledge built up over decades, taught by the experts in a super friendly and fun manner, fully hands on, we look at every aspect of your setup and system to make sure it is the most efficient for you as an individual.

We guide you in so you’re safe and prepared for whatever comes your way, this gives you peace of mind for you and your loved ones, that you’re prepared and trained in the ‘art of not dying’ in tough situations.

We can now confirm that Jason English, multiple 24 hour solo MTB World Champ will be our Head Coach and Instructor for the weekend. If you have already booked to attend this camp then you are in for a very enjoyable and worthwhile weekend. If you know anything about Jason, you’ll know he is super friendly and approachable and a great coach.


September 8 @ 10:00 am
September 10 @ 3:00 pm
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