Conquer The Mountain

Heming Sola caps off a big week for BC ski racing stars

Former BC Alpine skiers, now competing for Canada on the World Cup tour, put forward world-leading performances of late.

BC Alpine launches e-store in support of athletes & programs

BC Alpine launched bcalpine.store, an e-commerce shopify website where users can directly support BC Alpine athletes and programs.

BC Ski Team “eager to put all their hard work to the test”

The top skiers in the province are ready to roll and hungry for ski racing. Racing starts this week.

Three-time Olympian Emily Brydon joins BC Alpine Board

VANCOUVER, BC (Friday Oct. 21, 2022) – Former World Cup medallist Emily Brydon, of Fernie, B.C., joins the BC Alpine Board of Directors, adding to the stability of the provincial ski association. The winner of 9 World Cup medals, the Fernie executive looks to "give back to...

Athletes, Coaches & Volunteers Recognized at Summit in Sun Peaks

With the spectacular backdrop of the Sun Peaks Grand and the legendary ski coach rock band “The Batterheads”, BC Alpine presented 26 awards to deserving recipients in the categories of Bursaries, Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers, Officials, Resort and Clubs.

BC Alpine names 13 skiers to the 2022 BC Training Group

BC Alpine announced the addition of six young women and four young men from across the province to the BC Training Group, a major stepping stone towards BC Ski Team selection. All newcomers to the provincial system, the 10 skiers represent five ski clubs: Whistler Mountain...

Girls Fast Forward camp inspires nearly 60 female skiers from across BC

When 58 female ski racers from all over the province descended on Sun Peaks last week, the energy and willingness to learn was at an all time high.

8 BC skiers qualify for national ski team

Alpine Canada announced this week a roster of skiers who have qualified for the national ski team, including eight BC skiers. After a breakthrough season for many of the BC alumnus – including Jack Crawford, who took home a bronze medal from the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games,...

Whistler is producing champion ski racers at a rapid pace. What’s the secret?

When Jack Crawford battled for a hard-fought bronze medal in the men’s combined in Beijing last week, he kept Canadians and ski racing fans glued to their devices, including his legion of friends and followers at the Whistler Mountain Ski Club.  And before you know...

Perhaps Rome was built in a day: Vernon Ski Club steps up and delivers “terrific” race series

If they come, will you build it? For Rob Tupper, a long time ski racing “chief” with the Vernon Ski Club at Silver Star, this was the proposition presented to him a mere three weeks before a scheduled BC Alpine Teck Open race series.

TECK RACE RECAP: Mt. Washington delivers spectacular race series

When Mount Washington Alpine Resort and the Mount Washington Ski Club welcomed 120 athletes from Coast Zone clubs – including Whistler Mountain Ski Club, Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club, Cypress Ski Club, Mt. Seymour Ski Club and Sasquatch Ski Club – they did so under incredible...

TECK RACE RECAP: Creative WVSC hosts 5 races in 3 days

The Windermere Valley Ski Club & Panorama Mountain Resort welcomed over 130 athletes from 8 clubs to Panorama Mountain last weekend for the first race of the season for the Kootenay Zone U14/U16 SL and GS race series. The ROC managed to deliver 5 races in 3 days, an exceptional...

TECK RACE RECAP: Apex battles weather and deliver quality races

TECK OKANAGAN ZONE SL - Hosted by Apex Ski Club and Apex Mountain Resort On January 14th and 15th, the Apex Ski Club hosted the Teck Okanagan Zone Race for U12-U16. This year’s race weekend will certainly be one to remember! Despite significant technical and environmental factors...

TECK RACE RECAP: Lightning Creek and Troll races a big success

Lightning Creek Ski Club held the first race of the 2022/2023 North Zone Season at Troll Resort on January 14 and 15. These dates were a bit earlier than we usually endeavour to hold a race, but with a tight season calendar we knew we had to make it work. And we did! With great snow...

TECK RACE RECAP: Perfect conditions at Whistler U16 opener

U16 TECK COAST ZONE GS & SL - hosted by Whistler Mountain Ski Club Photo of coaches above courtesy of Adrienne Bouris Whistler Mountain Ski Club was happy to welcome back athletes for Teck’s first U16 Coast Zone race of the season. After a soggy week the weather greatly improved...

Alpine Women in Sport – Webinar with Johnny Crichton

The Alpine Women in Sport is about to kick off another 3-part Webinar Series. We are very excited to start our Series with Johnny Crichton, Vice President, BC Alpine. “A Little Bit of Everything, Coaching-Wise”Monday January 16th @ 5pmThese Webinars are all eligible for Education...

Safe Sport: Do you understand the process?

If the answer to the headline question is no, this article is intended to shed some light on BC Alpine’s Safe Sport process and support. Background: BC Alpine follows Alpine Canada’s Safe Sport guidelines which are committed to providing environments that ensure that athletes,...

“Caring and talented” ski coach remembered

The BC Alpine community was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of long time ski coach Floyd Gniewotta in mid December. Floyd, who moved to Thailand permanently in 2019 after many visits, had deep roots with coaching ski racing in BC. He started with the Big White Racers – after...

Activate your Sporting Life Rewards Card for great deals

If you are a BC Alpine member, by now you should have received your Sporting Life Rewards Card in the mail from BC Alpine and Sporting Life. Use this card to gear up for the season in the latest and greatest outerwear, apparel, equipment, and more from now until September 15, 2023....

BC Alpine hosting Virtual Race Administrator Meetup

Working together with Phyllis Kennedy to complete a BC version of her "So you want to be a Race Administrator!" handbook, Keven is inviting any and all Race Administrators for events across British Columbia to join them for an overview of the new handbook. They hope to answer many...
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