ACA Skills Combine

2/17/2022

ACA Skills Combine ACA is excited to launch the first skiing skill and fitness Combine as an element of the U16 National Championship in Mont Tremblant, QC. The ACA Skills Combine intends to reemphasize the importance of executing fundamental skiing and physical fitness skills identified within the new athlete development matrix (ADM). The identified skills for the U16 National Championship Skill Combine do not include all skills listed within the ADM, just a select few.   The new ACA Skills... Read More

Avalanche Safety

1/19/2020

Over the past few weeks, Canada has been recieving significant snowfall across the country. Snow safety education is the best way to prepare skiers for travel in off-piste environments inside and outside of ski area boundaries.  Avalanches are the most significant threat to the safety of anyone recreating in an uncontrolled mountainous country during the winter months. Avalanches can occur within a ski area boundary or outside the ski area in the backcountry. It's important to understand... Read More

Concussion: Facts You NEED To Know

1/13/2020

January 2020 marks the start of the #CHECKFORCONCUSSION: 2020 PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN with Parachute Canada. Parachute, supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada, created a national awareness campaign for recognizing potential concussions featuring champion athletes, including Alpine Canada National Team Alumni Steve Podborski.   Any blow to the head, face or neck, or a blow to the body that jars your head, could cause a concussion. To learn more about the management... Read More