2019 AST Athlete Journal: Caeden Carruthers

November 22, 2018 11:56 am


Hey everyone! After our first few weeks on snow at Nakiska, The Alberta Ski Team headed to Kamloops November 19th for our first races of the season in Sun Peaks. We’ve been training with high intensity and volume and pushing each other every day. The first few weeks on snow were about fine-tuning technical and… View Article



New LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development): U12

November 9, 2018 7:27 am


Alpine Canada has been working on a new Long Term Development for Alpine Skiing and before the website is launched, Alberta Alpine & other coaches were able to get a sneak peek during the Fall Coaches Meeting. Below is a quick 1-pager overview of the LTAD as it relates to U12. LTAD U12 1-pager  


AASA Coaches Awards

November 8, 2018 1:45 pm


As announced during this year’s Fall Coaches Meeting, Alberta Alpine is excited to introduce Coaches Awards for the 2018/19 ski season. Awards up for grabs this season are: Learn to Train Coach of the year U16 Coach of the year FIS Coach of the year Head Coach/Program Director of the year Wrangler of the year… View Article


2018/19 Helmet Guidelines

November 8, 2018 12:30 pm


NGSL / U10 and under athletes require helmets that fit properly and have been designed for skiing. U12 athletes require crash helmets with hard ears that have been designed for alpine ski racing but do not need to be FIS approved. U14 athletes and up require FIS approved helmets.