AST Journals


Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Mike Soetaert

September 21, 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to the 2016/2017 Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski team athlete journals! Since we’ve been together, beginning in May, the Alberta Ski team summer training group has spent many hours together already. Starting off with a long ten week block in the gym, everyone got to know each other pretty quickly. In the... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Haley McKercher

April 28, 2016
As many of you already know, I will not continue skiing with the Alberta Ski Team next year. I am moving to Montreal to attend McGill University. I am very excited for the adventures to come and am thankful for everything skiing has taught me. I feel so fortunate that I was able to find something... View Article

Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski Team – Huston Philp

April 12, 2016
Well here we are, the AST is in Whistler, BC for the second last race series of the year. As the season starts to wrap up and the snow starts to diminish, our demanding schedule begins to taper off. The last month has been pretty hectic to say the least, but has definitely been a... View Article

Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski Team Athlete Journal – Jack Leitch

April 11, 2016
Well, the end of the race season is quickly approaching. The whole team will be back together for the last two weeks of racing after being apart for the past week. After Canadian Championships at Whistler, the team split into two groups. Huston, Mikey, and Sarah went out to Quebec for a four day tech... View Article

Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski Team Athlete Journal – Sarah Taylor

March 30, 2016
After coming home from our last FIS race in Red Mountain we had a good block of speed training at Nakiska. We had a few good days with Super G and Downhill training in the mornings and then some Slalom or GS in the afternoons. It was a very heavy week of training with our... View Article

Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski Team Athlete Journal – Ben Legree

March 22, 2016
Well I’m happy to say that I’m satisfied with my latest results. This season, as with others, has had major highs and lows. As with any sport the goal is to make those highs more frequent and to improve upon each and every one. Through the beginning of the season I was skiing great in... View Article

Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski Team Athlete Journal – Georgia Burgess

March 15, 2016
From Idaho, to Quebec, to New York, to Interior BC and now onto Colorado, the last month and a half has been crazy busy with 22 race starts and a few training days in between and it has been incredible. This last block started in Schweitzer with some speed races which was an awesome trip... View Article

Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski Team Journal – Collin Taylor

March 8, 2016
Well the last month has been very busy for the Alberta Ski Team. We started February off in Quebec racing NorAms at Mont Sainte-Anne, and to say the least they were not easy. Challenging snow conditions and a very deep field made for hard days, but the team pushed through and a few of the... View Article

Alpine Insurance Alberta Ski Team Athlete Journal – Keegan Sharp

February 22, 2016
Keegan Sharp here just giving you a little update on what’s been going on: We’re pretty well into the season now and its gone by quite fast. I always seem to think it will feel like the winters are long, but they always go by in a blink of an eye. We just finished our... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Zoe Belczyk

February 18, 2016
Today was the first day of our race series in Bromont. I had just the spent the last couple of weeks away from the team racing in Kimberley, and training locally. My home club Sunshine took me in for a few days as we competed in Kimberley. It was great to work with former coaches... View Article