Athlete Journals

2019 Athlete Journal: Tora Hoshizaki

May 6, 2019 12:53 pm


Hey Everyone! This is my second athlete journal and I just wanted to review on the past year! This season has gone by so quickly, and I would like to take you through my experiences on and off snow. My season started off well, as I had some successes early on in the year. My… View Article


2019 AST Coach Journal: Jonas Haelhen

April 18, 2019 8:56 pm


In the least cliché way possible; that’s a wrap! This past weekend of racing at Nakiska concluded the FIS racing calendar in Alberta for the 2018-19 season. During this season we visited 4 countries, 6 states and provinces, 16 different ski resorts, raced 55 times, stood on the podium 77 times, flew and drove 1000s… View Article


2019 AST Athlete Journal: Caeden Carruthers

April 15, 2019 8:56 pm


Hey everyone,     As a long season comes to a close it’s important to look back on your year and learn from your failures and your successes. Through my reflection, I’ve decided this year for me was one of learning, and the steepest learning curve I faced was balance. Before every single race this year, Jonas,… View Article


2019 AST Coach Journal: Leslie Firstbrook

March 15, 2019 5:20 pm


So oddly enough it’s already March… and for myself and (I’d imagine) many of our athletes, I am starting to wonder where the last 4 months have gone? When I look back to what we’ve achieved as the AST its pretty remarkable, really. It’s been first and foremost, a steady stream of races since the… View Article


AST 2019 Athlete Journal: Claire Timmermann

March 1, 2019 1:50 pm


Hello all! It has been a busy and cold one recently. Ever since the new year kicked around, I have found myself racing non stop, which comes with a lot of ups and downs. In early January, Tora and I met Leslie out in Collingwood where we had a week of NORAM racing. Tora and… View Article