FRESH TRACKS - February 23, 2024

Alpine Canada throwback

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Recognize talent when you see it? (And a few long-time ski industry types…?) The 100th-year anniversary of Alpine Canada was on December 20 and this little gem of a print […]

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A Century of Ski Racing

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A Century of Ski Racing What’s your most memorable moment in Canadian ski racing history? Would it be one of Canada’s Olympic podiums? Cheering on the Crazy Canucks as they […]

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Erik Guay Retiree

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Reading Time: 7 minutes His accomplishments say it all: 25 World Cup podiums with five golds, two World Championship wins, a Crystal Globe—husband and father of four. “I just know it’s time for me to […]

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Helly Hansen extends Alpine Canada partnership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alpine Canada Alpin (ACA) and Helly Hansen have officially extended their partnership for another four years. Helly Hansen, the leading apparel provider for ski professionals around the world, will be […]

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Following Marie-Michèle Gagnon

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The summer sizzled for national alping ski racer and Instagrammer Marie-Michèle Gagnon, 29, who’s fresh from the gym and rarin’ to go. Crashes in 2017 at Lake Louise left the […]

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RYAN REPORT – Alpine Canada names Olympic ski cross team

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Reading Time: 2 minutes On Jan.22 Alpine Canada announced the ski cross team. Top Canadian finishers at the weekend races, Kevin Drury and Kelsey Serwa, (both finished fourth) made the team. Also on their […]

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Join the Club

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Reading Time: 2 minutes On the eve of the 2016-17 World Cup season in October, President and CEO Mark Rubenstein of Alpine Canada, which oversees the national Alpine, Ski Cross and Para-alpine ski racing […]

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Marie-Michèle Gagnon

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The Canadian members of the ladies’ ski team are inspiring role models and a marketer’s dream. Racking up podiums and top-10 results on the World Cup circuit this year, the […]

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Manny O-P workout

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Reading Time: 2 minutes When national ski team member Manuel Osborne-Paradis was thinking of a way to give back to the sport, he decided on working with Alpine Canada trainer Jamie McCartney to produce […]

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Ski Cross Controversy

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Reading Time: 5 minutes How a crease in the French racers’ pants led to a unique Olympic protest. by JANET LOVE MORRISON in the Fall 2014 issue At the Sochi Winter Olympics last February […]

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Sochi 2014 * Ski Cross

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alex Bilodeau’s gold medal in Vancouver four years ago generated new interest in non-traditional Olympic ski events. Vicki Hall offers insight into the athletes of the five freestyle disciplines who […]

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CAST ADRIFT

Reading Time: 8 minutes The sudden departure of Alpine Canada’s president Max Gartner prior to the Olympics left as many unanswered questions as Ken Read’s surprise resignation before him. by George Koch in December […]

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Life Beyond the Gates

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Reading Time: 4 minutes by Tobias c van Veen from Spring 2012 issue What happens to racers after they’ve hung up their skis? It’s a question that a lot of athletes either avoid or don’t even consider. […]

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Short Turns: Fall 2010

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Reading Time: 6 minutes A Hard Day’s Night If skiing non-stop for 24 hours straight sounds exhausting, you can always team up with friends and alternate relay-style like thousands of others do at Tremblant […]

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Best of Skiing in Canada 2009

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Reading Time: 12 minutes Good, better, best… We think the 2009 Best of Skiing issue is more than just the best this country has to offer, in fact, it’s better than ever! Over an […]

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Forsyth Says Farewell

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Reading Time: 2 minutes It put a damper on the good news that Austrian Patrick Riml will take over as manager of the Canadian women’s alpine team. Riml coached the U.S. Europa and World […]

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A Season to Remember

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Let the numbers do the talking. Canada’s top alpine exponents won a record 14 medals on the World Cup circuit last season, solving the riddle of inconsistent snow conditions time […]

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Austria: Super Model

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Reading Time: 3 minutes While it certainly helps to be blessed with exceptional athletes and a deep pool of rising talent, ensuring the team is poised and ready to dominate at a major event […]

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Ready, Aim, Fire!

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Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the toughest challenges we face in building a successful ski racing program is meeting the needs of today while also investing in the future. There are, in fact, […]

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