Tag Archive: erik read

MWHS Backs A New Generation in Alpine Ski Racing

August 10, 2017 2:22 pm


BLUE RIVER, BC – Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing is proud to announce the historical two-year sponsorship agreement to support Canadian World Cup athlete and 2018 Olympic hopeful, Erik Read. MWHS founder and owner Mike Wiegele, feels that this significant partnership showcases a new era in slalom and giant slalom ski racing in Canada and is… View Article


A Message from the President

February 1, 2017 2:25 pm


What a great week! What a great season! I hope you caught sight of some of the astonishing performances by Mac Marcoux and guide Jack Leitch this past week at the World Para-Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy. 4 Gold and 1 Silver! Simply amazing and we couldn’t be happier for Mac and Jack. Jack… View Article


2016 Awards of Recognition

October 21, 2016 8:47 am


New awards to recognize international achievement of Alberta’s athletes Canmore (AB) – The vision of Alberta Alpine is “To lead, inspire and support world leading programs and athletes in alpine ski racing”. The primary goal within the high performance stream is to move athletes from the Alberta Ski Team to the Canadian Alpine Ski Team,… View Article


Canadian Rockies Ski Racing Hall of Fame To Honour Four

October 11, 2016 9:07 am


Canmore (AB) – The Canadian Rockies Ski Racing Hall of Fame announced the Class of 2016 – four dedicated leaders who have made a life-long contribution with nation-wide impact to the sport of ski racing through their hard work and support of our programs, athletes and events. “Recognizing the contribution of those dedicated officials, volunteers… View Article


Read Proves He Belongs on World Cup

April 15, 2016 11:24 am


In the season of the alpine indie darling, Larisa Yurkiw grabbed all the headlines, finishing the season as the fastest female skier in the world not named Lindsay Vonn. However, not to be forgotten in Canada’s collection of non-national team success stories is 24-year-old Erik Read, formerly of the Banff Alpine Racers and Alberta Ski… View Article