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Alpine Skiing

Alpine Skiing challenges athletes’ downhill racing ability and coordination while racing down a mountain. Events include Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced levels in Downhill, Giant Slalom, Slalom, and Super G.

Programs

Alpine

$220

Not a learn to ski program. Must be comfortable independently on the hill.

Age: 14+

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Program Information

Program | Alpine
Wednesday |October to March
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sunridge Ski Area
10980 17 Street NW, Edmonton AB T6S 1E4

FAQ - everything you need to know

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of gear and equipment do I need to have for practice?

Athletes will follow the appropriate equipment
specifications outlined in the FIS rulebook. Helmets are MANDATORY and must be worn by athletes at all times during training competition for all events, no exception. A label attesting conformity with FIS specifications is mandatory. Only helmets with hard shells are padding covering the head and ears are permitted. Helmets with spoilers or edges that stick out are not permitted.
Athletes will also need to dress to the weather. This is an outdoor winter sport.
Athletes can also bring water to drink.
For Ski's and Poles, please contact your Affliate directily to see what is provided or what you must get/rent.

Do you need experience to participate in this sport?

Yes, previous knowledge and experience of downhill skiing is required prior to joining this program. It is NOT a learn to ski program however athletes will receive instruction to advance their skills in the sport.

What are the Offical Events?

Downhill, Giant Slalom, Slalom, & Super-G

What are the different levels athletes can participate in and how can they move up in Alpine Skiing?

Yes. Most programs will have a Novice, Intermediate,
and Advanced. The difference between the levels is in the number of gates, Vertical Drop, and Slope Gradient. To move up levels that would depend on the coach and if they think the athlete can perform in the higher level and to give them a new challenge.

What happens if there is inclement weather?

Weather cancellations are determined on the day of the program. If severe weather is forecasted during program time, the program will typically be cancelled (thunderstorms, heavy smoke, etc.)

If the program does go ahead (ex. light rain), dress for the weather! Make sure to wear appropriate clothing and check the forecast.