Tag Archive: Sporting Life

Ski Tips: Angles

August 29, 2019 1:24 pm


What’s up with ANGLES? Ski racing is all about angles.  The slopes are at an angle, the athlete creates angles as they interact with the slope for effective technique and their boots and skis and bindings all have angles that assist or in some cases hinder the angles the athlete needs to create. The devil… View Article


Ski Tips: New Ski Boot Size Selection

May 10, 2019 5:20 pm


Ski boots are the single most important piece of equipment for every Alpine Ski Racing athlete at every age and ability level.  Proper fitting boots are functionally superior to those that do not allow the athlete to do what they are supposed to be doing.  Proper fit does not just mean no discomfort and as… View Article


Ski Tips: Mid-Season Maintenance

January 18, 2019 8:09 pm


Mid-Season Maintenance for Race Skis & Boots We are now into the new year and almost everyone has had a fair number of training and freeski days on their boots and skis. We often consider our equipment to be dialled in after the first few days of skiing and a minor ski tune-up.  Your equipment… View Article


SKI TIPS: New Ski Prep & Tune

May 24, 2018 9:12 am


Just in time for summer camps…New Ski Prep & Tune. Last winter alpine ski manufacturers spent much time and money developing the latest race ski designs based on information from the World Cup, all the way down to local ski clubs accessible to the factory. Every age group and discipline gets this attention to detail…. View Article


Sun Shines at Sunshine for Sporting Life U16 Series Finals

April 24, 2017 12:55 pm


Canmore, AB – The newly named Sporting Life U16 Series concluded at Sunshine on April 21-23 and was the last official race in Alberta for the 2016/17 season. Congratulations to all the athletes and their coaches on their races and racing all season long. Thank you to Sunshine Village and the Sunshine Ski Club for… View Article