Conquer The Mountain

Van Soest, coach Monty, reflect on “invaluable” experience at the Lake

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein Yes, Al, you got that right.  BC ski team speedster Gerrit Van Soest and BC team assistant coach Montana Molyneux both had the opportunity to take that motto to learn and...

“Labour of love”: Energetic Smithers club president optimistic and excited for club growth

Running a ski club is a “labour of love”, according to the Smithers Ski and Snowboard Club president Cormac Hikisch, but one that is also tremendously rewarding.

The Tao of Mike Janyk – former World Cup racer helps to reshape the next generation

Culture and progression. It’s what every business, every team, every athlete strives for. Without it, the path becomes less clear, the outcomes less predictable, and the road bumpy. When there’s a positive growth-oriented culture in place, the necessary leadership...

Meet the Interns! Stef Fleck and Molly Raymond

As part of its new social media strategy, BC Alpine recently hired two “Social Media Interns” who are tasked with helping publish interesting content on a regular basis. Stef Fleckenstein (@stef_fleck), a Whistler Mountain Ski Club and BC Ski Team alumna who...

Dustin Koepke joins provincial team coaching staff

BC Alpine is pleased to announce that Dustin Koepke has accepted the BC Ski Team Assistant Coach position and is expected to hit the ground running at the end of July when he joins the team for a dryland block in Whistler. Koepke lives in Lake Country, BC...

BC Alpine announces Morgan Pridy stepping into BC Ski Team Head Coach role

As he enters his fifth season with the BC Ski Team coaching staff, we are excited to announce that Morgan Pridy has accepted the BC Ski Team Head Coach position! Following in Nick Cooper's footsteps leaves Pridy with some big shoes to fill, but the two have...

Alpine Canada boss: ‘We want to win and we make no apologies for that’

Quoting English literature in one breath and commenting how cultural changes could push Canada to the forefront of the ski world with the next, Alpine Canada’s CEO Thérèse Brisson remains optimistic for a brighter future.  Canada’s alpine team endured challenges...

“MADE FOR CANADA” Strategic Plan launch to make Canada a world-leading ski racing nation

Calgary, AB [June 21, 2021] – Today, Alpine Canada announced its ambitious five-year strategic plan, “Made for Canada – The Future for Ski Racing in Canada,” aimed at making Canada a world-leading ski racing nation in alpine, para-alpine, and ski cross through two...

Seven athletes named to 2021 BC Ski Team ‘Summer Training Group’

BC Alpine is very excited to announce the naming of 7 athletes to the BC Summer Training Group. This group is already four weeks into centralized dryland …

Disadvantaged Canadian alpine teams embark on ‘catch up’ tour

The good news is, they’re training — actually on snow, training. The bad? The game of “catch up” has just begun. It’s like starting a best-of-seven NHL playoff series down a game or two. The series isn’t over but the chips are...

BC Alpine SUMMIT Webinar Series: details announced

We are excited to announce the first two speakers in this year's webinar series. In previous years we have hosted our Member Summit over several days, but this year we will be offering a series of webinars over the course of the winter. Some will be live and others will be...

ATTN All Area Pass holders requiring access to all RCR Areas (Nakiska, Fernie, Kimberley, Kicking Horse)

CWSAA has just been informed that RCR will be issuing a season pass again to all CWSAA Competitor Passholders for the upcoming 2021/22 season.  Please notify all ski clubs and athletes / parents that have been issued 2021/22 CWSAA Competitor Pass of the direct lift to access...

BC Alpine COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccine Policy for Competition Season 2021-22

The BC Alpine Board of Directors has released a Covid-19 vaccine policy for the upcoming 2021-22 ski racing season. This policy applies to everyone born in 2009 or earlier (athletes, coaches, and volunteers) involved in any BC Alpine sanctioned events including races, coach...

Your opportunity to volunteer for our first race of the season

We're less than a month away from our first event of the 2021-22 season and your first opportunity to volunteer at a ski race! The Panorama Canada Cup FIS race is seeking volunteers to help put on the first race of the season for BC, so why not dust off those cobwebs and get out on...

Officials Update scheduled for Oct 30th at TCC in Kamloops as well as streaming online

This year's Officials Update will be back in-person Oct 30 14:30-18:30 at TCC in Kamloops as well as online using Teams Webinar. This event is available to anyone who is interested, but we have limited capacity for the in-person portion. Anyone interested, please be sure...

Learner Facilitator Training – sign up available now!

BC Alpine has posted facilitator training schedules and courses, which are available now (*no cost) through the beginning of December to cover this season and we're encouraging all coaches to please take advantage of these opportunities. All current and past facilitators will need...

BC Alpine re-launches brand, new website and expanded services

With excited anticipation of a returning-to-normal ski season, the BC Alpine Ski Association added a few pieces to their marketing and communications output to better serve the ski community, ski journalists and media, as well as its 35 member clubs across the province. Under...

ATTENTION FIS RACERS: BC Alpine is hiring Social Media Interns

Are you a committed and dedicated BC ski racer with ambitions (or curiosity) about a future career in media, marketing or journalism? If so, BC Alpine would like to hear from you. We are currently seeking to hire two social media interns, who will benefit from a paid position as...

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: BC Alpine 2021 AGM – Sunday, October 24, 2021

NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the BC Alpine Ski Association will take place on Sunday, October 24th, 2021 @ 4–5pm. Again this year we will be hosting our AGM and Member Summit virtually. Election of Officers will take place at the AGM on October...

“MADE FOR CANADA” Strategic Plan launch to make Canada a world-leading ski racing nation

Calgary, AB [June 21, 2021] – Today, Alpine Canada announced its ambitious five-year strategic plan, “Made for Canada – The Future for Ski Racing in Canada,” aimed at making Canada a world-leading ski racing nation in alpine, para-alpine, and ski cross through two Olympic and...
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