AST Journals


AST 2020 Athlete Journal: Ashleigh Alexander

September 12, 2019
Hey everyone! I hope you all had an amazing summer! The team is currently in Pucon, Chile and we are having a blast! The weather hasn’t been optimal so when we are not skiing we have been occupying ourselves with hikes and lots of volleyball. The new team is looking amazing and are all super... View Article

AST 2020 Athlete Journal: Angus Musgrave

September 5, 2019
Hello everyone and welcome to my first athlete journal of the new season! A new season also means a new team which has been an exciting change of pace. We have been in Pucon, Chile for the past couple of weeks now. Although the weather has held us back on a couple of days, I... View Article

AST 2020 Athlete Journal: Alyssa Hill

August 29, 2019
In April, when starting dryland with the team at CSI, I had made it my goal over the summer to make substantial gains in leg strength in order to make up for the loss of my hamstring tendon in my ACL reconstruction in 2018. By April, a year after my surgery, I found that I... View Article

2019 Athlete Journal: Tora Hoshizaki

May 6, 2019
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 Athlete Journal: Caeden Carruthers

April 15, 2019
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

AST 2019 Athlete Journal: Claire Timmermann

March 1, 2019
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

AST 2019 Athlete Journal: Angus Musgrave

February 14, 2019
Hey everyone!! Welcome to my second Athlete journal as a part of the team. Over the last couple weeks the team split up with the boys going to Kimberley Mountain Resort,  to race the Dreadnaught speed series and a night slalom. The girls headed down south of the border to Snow King, Jackson, to ski... View Article

2019 AST Coach Journal: Darin McBeath

January 24, 2019
After a hectic Nov/Dec racing schedule the Alberta Ski Team has been enjoying some high quality local training and racing in January.  The first couple weeks saw the majority of the ski team training locally at Nakiska, C.O.P., Lake Louise and Norquay.  We are so blessed here in Alberta to have so many high quality... View Article

2019 AST Athlete Journal: Ashleigh Alexander

January 4, 2019
Hey everyone! I hope everyone had a great time with your loved ones during the Christmas holidays and are now recovering from all the turkey dinners and festivities.  As we approach the New Year, our girl’s team will be heading out east to compete at NorAms. Unfortunately, I will not be joining them due to... View Article

2019 AST Coach Journal: Jonas Haehlen

December 13, 2018
Hello all! This is my first season as a coach with the Alberta Ski Team and what a ride it’s been so far. I was an athlete with the team for four years between 2010 and 2014 before I transitioned into coaching. Over the past four years, I coached at the FIS, U16 and U14... View Article