The Belt Buckle Award: An Alpine Ski Racing Tradition

October 27, 2016 11:51 am

Western values reflected in honouring retiring athletes of the Alberta Ski Team Canmore (AB) – To be named a member of the Alberta Ski Team is a remarkable achievement. Typically, this is a least a ten-year journey from the early years of ski racing. It takes a dedication to learning and listening to coaches. Focus… View Article


Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Carson Cook

October 26, 2016 11:14 am

Hello Everyone! Being invited to join the Alberta Ski Team has been a big part in my ski career and I have to thank all my coaches and family for supporting me through my years of racing and getting me to this level. It has taken a lot of hard work to get here and… View Article


Dick Beare: Honoured Lifelong Official

October 25, 2016 12:03 pm

Combining a commitment to fair and accurate timing of ski racing with support of athletes and officials Canmore (AB) – Timing and results are the lifeblood of alpine ski racing, the objective measurement of the athlete going from start to finish, challenging the slope. Dick Beare, our Honoured Lifetime Official, blended his passion for our… View Article


2016 Awards of Recognition

October 21, 2016 8:47 am

New awards to recognize international achievement of Alberta’s athletes Canmore (AB) – The vision of Alberta Alpine is “To lead, inspire and support world leading programs and athletes in alpine ski racing”. The primary goal within the high performance stream is to move athletes from the Alberta Ski Team to the Canadian Alpine Ski Team,… View Article


Fred Bosinger: Honoured Lifelong Sport Builder

October 18, 2016 2:00 pm

Ski resort leadership, race chair, official, volunteer and parent – a lifetime passion for ski racing Canmore (AB) – From the shores of the Zürichsee, the nearby Swiss Alps hover above Switzerland’s largest city. From his hometown, the mountains ignited a passion for skiing in a young Fred Bosinger. “But I was a city kid,… View Article