HPC Rookie Program

You see the UCI Downhill Worldcup as your ultimate goal, the iXS Downhill Cup is one of your medium-term goals and the SPECIALIZED ROOKIES CUP by iXS is the reality. Then you are perfect for our HPC Rookie Program.

This program is aimed to prepare you well for the competitions, to fine-tune your technique and to make you a couple of seconds faster.

Dream big - work hard - never give up!


Starting with the Bikepark Leogang opening in May 2018, we offer seasonal training packages as well as monthly or weekly packages. In order to achieve your ambitious goals, we like to offer already now our services in regards to strength and conditioning. Check out HPC Athlete Management.


With the HPC Rookie Program, we offer the services of Strength & Conditioning programming, training camps at the Bikepark Leogang (incl. transfer, accommodation & board, 24-hr supervision, etc.), Rookies Cup race support and many more. Train & compete with your peers and benefit from the excellent training infrastructure at the HPC Leogang and Bikepark Leogang.

Contact us today, tell us your needs to find out more details about our HPC Rookie Program. We are serious about racing and your development, therefore we are currently accepting applications for the 2018 competition period. The HPC Rookie Program starts in autumn 2017 with remote S&C programming/monitoring, leads into training camps at the Bikpark Leogang and concludes with the competition period during summer 2018.

Share our philosophy and join our professional training set-up with our common goal, to develop racing champions.

  • Strength & Conditioning programming
    We design and monitor your individual S&C program according to your availabilities, your fitness levels and your set-up (ie. gym access).
  • Physical testing
    You will be tested during our training camps (ie. field tests), additional performance testing can be arranged as required.
  • HPC Training Camps
    Our training camps are fully serviced, meaning we organize everything from airport pick-up, transport, accommodation with full-board, supervision, coaching, etc.
  • Rookies Cup Race Support
    Competitions form an integral part of our program, therefore our coaching & support staff will travel with the team to the competitions.
  • Access to expert network
    You have access to an expert network of physiotherapists, sports doctors, nutritionists, sports psychologists, performance testing etc.
  • Organized day-off activities during training camps
    On our rest days, we organise road trips to Salzburg old town, Red Bull Hangar 7, swimming, climbing/bouldering and many more.


The team at HPC Leogang has over 15 years of experience in operating training camps for kids/teenagers and we understand our duty of care. As per our vision, HPC aims to develop future racing champions of tomorrow, to nurture and grow in every aspect of character/skill and to become the best racers they themselves aim to be.

Dear Rider. Your all-in-one race training camp...
Dear Rider. Your all-in-one race training camp...
Dear Manager. We organise everything for you...
Dear Manager. We organise everything for you...
Dear Rookie. We guide you to the top...
Dear Rookie. We guide you to the top...
About Us

We would like to welcome you to the new High Performance Centre Leogang (HPC)

This brand new facility is the vision of Christoph Maier – a dedicated and fully certified alpine race coach for over 15 years.  Christoph, born and raised in the beautiful alpine region of Leogang, himself a local alpine racer as a kid, is now leading the charge to push race training boundaries across multiple disciplines.

Coaches Summer
Markus Steiner

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Christoph Maier