AST Journals


Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Meg Cumming

December 1, 2016
Hello, my name is Meg Cumming and this is my first year on the Alberta Ski Team. I am honoured to be doing my first journal and wanted to start out by telling everyone a bit about my skiing history and myself. I grew up on Apex Mountain in Penticton. The mountain soon became my... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Liam Wallace

November 23, 2016
Hi, my name is Liam Wallace and this is my first of many athlete journals in the 2016/17 season and am excited to keep you up to date on the whereabouts and progress myself and our Alberta team will be making in this upcoming race season. Being my first year on the team, I am... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Sam Wall

November 16, 2016
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Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Marcus Holm

November 3, 2016
Hello! My name is Marcus Holm and this is my first athlete journal as part of the Alberta Ski Team.  I am honoured to be a part of the 2016/2017 crew as this has been a passionate dream of mine.  Growing up skiing for Banff Alpine Racers was the best childhood I could have asked... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Carson Cook

October 26, 2016
Hello Everyone! Being invited to join the Alberta Ski Team has been a big part in my ski career and I have to thank all my coaches and family for supporting me through my years of racing and getting me to this level. It has taken a lot of hard work to get here and... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Ryan Webster

October 14, 2016
We’ve had another awesome couple of weeks in Saas Fee for our second camp here this summer. We luckily had amazing conditions, bluebird sky for a week straight, and all made incredible steps forward in our skiing technique. I couldn’t have asked for more from my first camp as an official team member. Thanks for... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Georgia Burgess

October 3, 2016
The seasons are changing and it may only be into the first few days of fall but I am already looking forward to the winter! It has been a long and hard off season with countless hours put in at the gym and tons of personal growth for everyone on the team. The young guns... View Article

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