AST Journals

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Sam Wall

October 5, 2017
Hello all! Sam Wall checking in. I hope at this moment many of you are just getting set to head to Alberta Alpine’s Octoberfest. Should be a great event. After a trying spring, it feels good to be settling into the flow of another season. As I write this the team is all packed up... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Claire Timmermann

September 28, 2017
Hello everyone! As you may know, we have many new faces joining AST this year, including myself, so I thought why not get to know them! I’d quickly like to say thanks to Zoe for helping me film and come up with questions! The video says it all! I hope you learn more about the... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Dawson Hill

September 19, 2017
Hello all! Since this is my first athlete journal i suppose i should start by introducing myself. My name is Dawson Hill, I’m 18 years old, from Calgary AB. This is my 3rd year of FIS racing, before the Alberta Team I skied for Team Panorama Ski Club. I hope everybody had a great summer... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Jamie Casselman

September 13, 2017
Hi everybody! I hope everyone had a good summer; It went by so fast! Last week we returned from a successful on snow camp in Saas-Fee and did some active recovery. I spent most of the week at Kootenay lake doing all sorts of activities (even moss skiing). Now I have returned home to Cranbrook... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Ashleigh Alexander

September 7, 2017
Hey everyone! I hope you all are having an awesome summer. The team has just gotten home from Saas Fee, Switzerland and are now adjusting to the being back at home. Even though we had a few weather days it was a very productive and fun camp. The team is awesome, the coaching staff is... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Andrew Wilson

August 30, 2017
Hello all from sunny Saas-Fee (most of the time). The team has been here for a week now and we have already had our fair share of ups and downs with bad weather, T-bar breakdowns and some sickness going around. I have also been off snow for the last few days with a small ankle... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Carson Cook

August 16, 2017
I hope everyone’s having as great of a summer as we are! The Alberta Team is now engaged in the SaasFee training life with our new members and things are going great. So far we’ve had a few good days of skiing. But it seems like winter has decided to come a bit early and... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Adrien Grabinski

August 8, 2017
Hello, members of the ski racing community. I am writing my first Alberta alpine athletes journal. The summer has been long but the wait to be skiing again is almost over. The team is in full grind mode, we are continuing our daily workouts in the mornings and afternoons. Everyone is truly pushing their physical... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Kelvin Cochrane

August 1, 2017
Hello everyone! Currently the Alberta Ski Team is preparing to depart for our first training camp of the year over in Saas-Fee, Switzerland and pushing hard for our last week in the gym before we depart. Personally, I believe that this new dryland phase is the hardest one that we have endured. The coaches have... View Article

Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal – Marcus Holm

July 24, 2017
Hello parents, ski people, supporters, Marcus here, checking in for my first Alpine Insurance Athlete Journal of the 2017/18 ski season! Last season ended, right after the Norquay race, due to my sore back that pulled me from spring training. I’ve been taking it easy and doing lots of physiotherapy which has allowed me to... View Article