Teaching Kids life skills through the Love of Skiing


India Sherret earns first World Cup ski cross podium

Jan 17, 2018

Story courtesy of Brad McLeod – Cranbrook Townsman Photo courtesy of Alpine Canada Twitter   India Sherret has already hit a lot of highs in her young career, but her bronze medal in Sweden on Saturday is her biggest achievement yet. Racing in the Indre Fjall, a World Cup ski cross event, the 21-year-old Cranbrook…

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Carving a Path Home

Jan 10, 2018

by Julie Godsave, Kootenay Living Magazine “Go fast and have fun,” is coach Ben Cohen’s mantra.  Ben is back in town, he may be a new face to some, but he has a history here. Having moved to Kimberley at the age of 12 to ski for the North Star Racers, it’s undeniable that he…

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Podium for KAT Athletes at the Jeep Junior Free-ski Competition

Feb 29, 2016

On February 27th and 28th, Kimberley Alpine Resort hosted the Jeep Junior Free-ski presented by Smith Optics & Rossignol. A hundred participants from Fernie, Golden, Kimberley, Lake Louise, Panorama and Whistler attended the 2 day event. Qualifications were held on Geneva on Saturday. All Kimberley Alpine Team athletes who entered the competition qualified for the…

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Zoe Chore And The Youth Olympic Games

Feb 23, 2016

The second Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) concluded last Sunday in Norway. The YOG, a sporting events for the best young athletes from the ages of 15 to 18, were hosted from February 12th to 21st 2016 in Lillehammer. The Games saw 1,100 athletes from 70 countries participating in 15 disciplines. Canada won a total…

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Kimberley Alpine Team Silent Auction

Feb 16, 2016

On February 13th, in conjunction with Alberta Family Day, Kimberley Alpine Team held its Silent Auction Fundraiser at Kimberley Alpine Resort. This is one of the club’s major fundraisers of the year and the money collected goes toward the purchase of new equipment for the club. This year 70 businesses and individuals donated items for…

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Busy Race Weekend for Kimberley Alpine Team

Feb 8, 2016

On February 6th and 7th,  Kimberley Alpine Team hosted its 2016 Nancy Greene Festival. This 2 day competition, opened from U6 to U12 racers, took place on the Dreadnaught. Racers participated in 6 events over the weekend. On Saturday, athletes competed in the downhill, speed, jump and obstacle events and on Sunday raced the Dual…

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Kimberley Alpine Team Takes First Place at Fairmont

Jan 27, 2016

On Sunday January 24th, 37 racers from Kimberley Alpine Team made the trip to Fairmont for the 2016 edition of the Helen Bavin Memorial Race. Eighty-five racers from Fairmont, Kimberley and Panorama took part in the event which consisted of a dual SL/GS Kombi in a team format. Kimberley Alpine Team racers earned the gold…

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Jamie Casselman to Represent Canada at Trofeo Topolino FIS

Jan 25, 2016

Fifteen year old Jamie Casselman, former KAT ski racer, qualified for the  Trofeo Topolino FIS slalom and giant slalom races in Folgaria, Italy on March 4-5, 2016. Jamie will be part of a 6 member men and women team representing Canada. Topolino is the biggest and most competitive of all international FIS childrens races in…

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Kimberley Alpine Team – Small but Mighty!

Jan 15, 2016

By Brit Bates, Go Kimberley – The club was known then as North Star Racers, but has since change its name to Kimberley Alpine Team. It isn’t just a new title; the switch reflects an incredible growth and expansion in the club. The revamp program looks at skiing in its entire spectrum; instead of only…

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Snow Stars Program

Jan 10, 2016

The Snow Stars is Alpine Canada Alpin’s skill development program for young skiers. The goal of this seven-step program is to encourage the development of skiers and ski racers of all ability levels in a fun and rewarding environment. Access the Snow Stars Manual For more on the Snow Stars Program

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Reece Howden and Zoe Chore Qualify Youth Olympic Games

Dec 21, 2015

Calgary, Alta. (December 21, 2015) – Alpine Canada Alpin is excited to announce 17-year-old Reece Howden from Chilliwack, B.C. and 17-year-old Zoe Chore from Kimberley, B.C., will be representing Canada at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in ski cross. “We had 15 athletes trying out in Sun Peaks, BC for the two Canadian spots for…

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