Kiki Alexander and Ben Walters Awarded Read Scholarships for 2019

May 1, 2019 12:10 pm

Outstanding ski racing talents recognized for results in 2018-19 season Canmore, Alberta – Two promising young alpine ski racers have been awarded the Read Family scholarships for the 2019 season. Kiara (Kiki) Alexander of the Sunshine Ski Club and Ben Walters of the Kananaskis Ski Club have been recognized for their commitment and will receive… View Article

Nutrition Tips: Hooked on Hydration

April 29, 2019 11:06 am

Hooked on Hydration!  Hydration is critical for optimum sports performance.  Frequently understated, hydration can impact an athlete’s performance not only for one run, but for an entire day of training/competition or longer.  As little as 2% dehydration is where we start to experience the negative side effects of dehydration.  This means that athletes have to… View Article

2019 AST Coach Journal: Jonas Haelhen

April 18, 2019 8:56 pm

In the least cliché way possible; that’s a wrap! This past weekend of racing at Nakiska concluded the FIS racing calendar in Alberta for the 2018-19 season. During this season we visited 4 countries, 6 states and provinces, 16 different ski resorts, raced 55 times, stood on the podium 77 times, flew and drove 1000s… View Article

Alberta Alpine Introduces Jump Start Summer Camp

April 18, 2019 8:28 pm

Are you a 2003 & older athlete who needs to go to Summer School, wants a dryland program and to spend 3 weeks in the mountains? Enter JUMP START – a summer camp that provides an all-inclusive worry-free environment for learning, fitness, and team-building. Partnering with Canadian Rockies Public Schools, athletes will attend a high-school… View Article

Nutrition Tips: Carbohydrates – Good? Bad?

April 17, 2019 10:31 am

Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the preferred energy source and are critical energy source for when doing an exercise or max performance on an activity as ski racers do!  Yes, carbohydrates are a great fuel source and should be incorporated throughout a ski racers fueling schedule.  Carbohydrates are your friend not foe! Sources: Pasta, Couscous, bread, Oatmeal,… View Article