AST Journals


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

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Keegan Sharp

October 12, 2017
As dryland season is coming to an end, it’s time get back into the ski season. So I find myself currently in Austria skiing at Pitztal and Hintertux prepping for an early start to the NorAm season. I’ve been in Austria for 12 days now, skiing mainly GS and slalom on some rather challenging conditions.... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Sam Wall

October 5, 2017
Hello all! Sam Wall checking in. I hope at this moment many of you are just getting set to head to Alberta Alpine’s Octoberfest. Should be a great event. After a trying spring, it feels good to be settling into the flow of another season. As I write this the team is all packed up... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Claire Timmermann

September 28, 2017
Hello everyone! As you may know, we have many new faces joining AST this year, including myself, so I thought why not get to know them! I’d quickly like to say thanks to Zoe for helping me film and come up with questions! The video says it all! I hope you learn more about the... View Article