AST Journals


Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Jamie Casselman

January 4, 2018
I hope everyone is enjoying their holidays and family time, I know the team sure is. We just finished a two-week race series at Panorama which had a very competitive field of national team, provincial team, college, and club team athletes. I’ve raced with Pano for the past three years so the hill was very... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Dawson Hill

December 28, 2017
Christmas time! Hello everyone, first off, I’d like to say thanks for tuning in and thanks for all the support we’ve received throughout the season so far – from sponsors and staff to volunteers at races. As a new guy on the team I’ve really been feeling all the support and effort everybody puts into... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Ashleigh Alexander

December 20, 2017
Hi everyone! Firstly I would like to mention Max Burkhart, a 17 year old racer from Germany who passed away after a horrible crash at the Lake Louise NORAMS. Although I didn’t know him personally, his death has deeply affected our team and the whole ski community. I want to send my thoughts and prayers... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Abby Harrison

December 5, 2017
The pre season training will be put to the test this weekend at Norquay for our first race. Physically, I feel well prepared. My mental game is a little bit off, but I still feel confident enough to go into this next race series with some decent goals for myself. The training has been great... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Adrien Grabinski

November 23, 2017
Hi everyone The team is well into the big pre-season training block at Nakiska. We are finally training some slalom and after spending most of the Saas Fee camps and the first week at Nakiska on GS and super G skis, it feels good to whack some gates. The snow is great, it is a... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Marcus Holm

November 17, 2017
Heading into Winter! Snow is finally abundant on the ground and the team is exited. We have had two productive camps in Europe under our belts. I think each member of the team should be diving into the season with confidence and motivation. In Europe we touched up on all our skills, tech through speed,... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Kelvin Cochrane

November 15, 2017
Hello Everyone, This past week, the Alberta Ski Team began preseason training at our home hill of Nakiska. Despite the frigid temperatures, the training has been stellar. After spending three weeks in Europe, it’s definitely exciting to be back on home snow. Being away is always an exciting experience, but it is so nice to... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Carson Cook

November 1, 2017
Hi Everyone, This past month of training in SaasFee was very helpful and exhausting. We pushed through a full camp with only one weather day effecting us (last day), everyday was a grind but definitely worth the effort. The Super G training days we had helped me work on many techniques and the coaches gave... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Zoe Belczyk

October 25, 2017
Hello everyone! Just checking in and updating everyone on what we have been up to the last few weeks in Switzerland! At the beginning of October the team left for our second on snow camp in Saas Fee. Most of us are now quite experienced in Saas Fee camps, so it’s easy to readjusted to... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Liam Wallace

October 19, 2017
Hello Alberta rippers, I hope you are all getting prepared for the ski season that’s just around the corner… With the team’s dryland program mostly wrapped up and a solid first camp completed at Saas Fee, the crew is now approaching the end of our preseason training and getting into the flow of things with... View Article