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COACH SPOTLIGHT: 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 is currently...

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...

Alpine Canada announces 2020/2021 Alpine, Para-Alpine & Ski Cross Teams

Canadian Alpine Ski Team - see ACA News   Calgary, Alta. (June 11, 2020) – As we enter our 100th season Alpine Canada and the Canadian Alpine Ski Team (CAST) are excited to unveil a revamped multi-tier program offering ahead of the 2020/21 season...

BC Alpine Return to Sport 2020 Guidelines now published and ready for club use

This guideline document is accompanied by our “Example Return to Sport Plan” to allow our clubs to have what we hope is a fast and easy method to jumpstart their own Return to Sport documents and begin planning organized club activities again. The documents are available...

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...

Important updates for the 2021 BC Alpine GFF High Performance Camps

BC Alpine’s Girls Fast Forward Program is excited to announce the updated High Performance camp schedule for the summer and fall of 2021. In accordance with the Provincial Health Order guidelines, we have been preparing for opportunities to work together in person and...

2022 registration commences – FIS List 1 registration deadline is June 28

The 2022 registration season began on June 1st. All Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance and Sport Accident Insurance Policy (SAIP) purchased during the 2020/2021 season will expire as of July 1st, 2021. Because of this all members participating in training or...

Support Sun Peaks Alpine Club 9th Annual Oktoberfest Fundraiser – bid online!

Due to current gathering restrictions, the Sun Peaks Racers' 9th Annual Oktoberfest has been moved to an online format for this year!  Raffle Tickets, 50-50 Tickets, Buy-It-Now Items and Silent Auction Items are all up for bid starting today! Oktoberfest is their...

Ryan Jazic accepts Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club U16 Head Coach position

For Immediate Release – September 17, 2020 (North Vancouver, BC) - The Grouse Mountain Tyee ski club is honoured to announce the hiring of Ryan Jazic as head coach of the U16 program for the upcoming 2020/21 season. Ryan brings to the role over 25 years of coaching...
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