Alpine Athletic Champion U16 ChallengeSunday, November 4th at Handsworth Secondary School in North Vancouver

Alpine skiing has always been a physically demanding sport. With changing equipment the physical challenges have increased over the last few years. Fitness at all levels – agility, endurance, power, speed, coordination – is key for success in ski racing and for an injury free and successful career.

To motivate the young U16 athletes to work on their fitness in the off-season period, coaches Jordan Williams (National SkiX Team) and Tamara Schaupp (Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club) have joined forces to create an exciting and challenging fitness event that tests all important fitness components in a fun way.

The first Alpine Athletic Champion U16 Challenge event took place on October 20th, 2013 in North Vancouver. Check out Details at Events and Venues. We are proud to be hosting the sixth annual AAC event on November 4th, 2018 in North Vancouver.

The goal is to set up courses and circuits that challenge the U16 athletes' speed, agility, spatial awareness, endurance and coordination. This fitness event is FREE for all participants! There will be some great prizes for the top three female and male athletes, as well as some awesome draw prizes. The trophies – one for male and one for female Alpine Athletic Champions – go to the winning clubs for one year until they are handed over to the new winners' clubs. The Vancouver Ski Team racers and Myles Kowalczyk from the BC Ski Team will be there to cheer on the athletes, set the times, and join the morning warm-up. 

Register NOW for this super fun and challenging event at