Club Profile

Sunshine Ski Club thanks Jim Read for 22 years

June 11, 2020 9:55 am

Banff, AB — From the Desk of Dave Lawson, Alpine Chair, Sunshine Alpine Racers. Our Program Director and Head Coach, Jim Read, has decided it is time to move on to the next step in his storied skiing career. I am sure that this has not been an easy decision for Jim. Anyone who has had the… View Article

Skiing for the love of it beyond U16!

September 6, 2018 11:40 am

Athlete retention beyond U16 is a challenge for alpine ski teams for many reasons: athletes feel the need to prioritize school over sport in high school; some athletes are unwilling to sacrifice their participation in other activities to stay in alpine; and for many, FIS programs are simply cost-prohibitive. Lake Louise Ski Club wants to… View Article

2018 Club Profiles – Banff Alpine Racers & Bow Valley Quikies

March 21, 2018 4:30 pm

The transition from February into March usually marks the beginning of the spring melt, incredible snow conditions and, the hustle of ski racers around the province as they race their way through the series. For Banff Alpine, this year is no different. February brought on Olympic fever with BAR alumina Trevor Philp and Erik Read… View Article

2018 Club Profiles: Sunshine Speedsters

March 15, 2018 3:30 pm

The Sunshine Ski Club was founded in 1970/71 season and in its 47th year of operations still holds true to its original purpose which was to “develop racers with great attitudes”.  Over the years and a few different name changes the club has settled on the name the Sunshine Speedsters and the Sunshine Alpine Racers. … View Article

2018 Club Profiles – Sunridge Alpine Ski Team

March 8, 2018 10:15 am

Sunridge Alpine Ski Team hosted western Canada’s first ever Nancy Greene Ski League Ski Cross event, the Smile for Cam Nancy Greene Ski Cross race February 3-4, 2018. Despite being -33 with the wind chill in the morning, the event went on with training on Saturday and races on Sunday and was a great opportunity… View Article