AST Journals

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

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Dawson Hill

September 19, 2017
Hello all! Since this is my first athlete journal i suppose i should start by introducing myself. My name is Dawson Hill, I’m 18 years old, from Calgary AB. This is my 3rd year of FIS racing, before the Alberta Team I skied for Team Panorama Ski Club. I hope everybody had a great summer... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Jamie Casselman

September 13, 2017
Hi everybody! I hope everyone had a good summer; It went by so fast! Last week we returned from a successful on snow camp in Saas-Fee and did some active recovery. I spent most of the week at Kootenay lake doing all sorts of activities (even moss skiing). Now I have returned home to Cranbrook... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Ashleigh Alexander

September 7, 2017
Hey everyone! I hope you all are having an awesome summer. The team has just gotten home from Saas Fee, Switzerland and are now adjusting to the being back at home. Even though we had a few weather days it was a very productive and fun camp. The team is awesome, the coaching staff is... View Article