Hello Ski Sisterhood! I just got back from an amazing weekend in SNOWY Whistler! While we were there, it snowed 2/3 days and we got some awesome powder skiing. I also checked out Horstman Glacier and it’s a snowy winter wonderland. Check out the pics!
The trip made me super excited to get back here in June!! Hope you are too! Spread the word about camp – registration is still open and we still have a few spots! Also, on a side note, our lodging will be similar to last season, likely at The Aspens.
Click the links to register for the Ski Racing Sisterhood Summer Camps!
REGISTER for SESSION 1: June 20 – 27
REGISTER FOR SESSION 2: June 29 – 6
Once registered contact you with confirmation of participation.
Special Announcement: Marie-Pier Prefontaine will be a guest coach this summer! She is currently the best ranked Canadian in giant slalom, and 15th overall in the world. This season she had some amazing results on World Cup, including a 6th place in Austria. She’s a two-time Olympian and knows how to crush a giant slalom course! She rules! We’re so excited that she will come and join the Sisterhood for a part of the summer sessions.
REGISTRATION OPENING ON MARCH 20th, 2015
These are our tentative camp dates and cost:
Whistler Summer Camps: SL & GS:
June 20 – 27 (6 days on snow) $2100
June 29 – 6 (6 days on snow) $2100
OR Jun 29th – July 10th (9 days on snow) $2700
The camp cost includes everything except for flights to Vancouver International Airport: transportation, lodging, food, full private ski lane, coaching, video analysis, dry-land training, day-off activity…etc.
More Information can be found Here!
Possible New Zealand or Saas-Fee FIS Camp: End of July Early August (two weeks) please contact if interested!
Day 7 is all about smart training. We had an amazing morning in the glacier, the best by far. The snow was hard and the course flowed! The girls really impressed us with their slalom and their ability to push through fatigue. The heat wave has been taking a toll on all of us, and that’s where our word of the day comes into play. Training smart is knowing your limits and taking the necessary steps to enable you to push through. Hydration and sun protection are huge factors up on the glacier, recovery after skiing (for example taking a nap instead of shopping), and knowing when to push through fatigue and knowing when to stop. In a competitive environment it’s hard to remember to really take your own path. When you’re surrounded by others all with different goals and personalities, it’s important to stick to what you believe is best for you, and to trust that what you are doing is the best you can be doing. So, with that said, here are some pics from the day! Our smart training was to take the girls to COWS for ice cream instead of putting them through a sun-scorched dryland training. We’re here to ski! So from now on, in order to conserve energy and avoid too much time in the sun, our dryland sessions will be more mellow .
Today was our first day of SLALOM! It was also our umpteenth day of super hot weather. We are working on keeping hydrated throughout the day and finding cold water to beat the heat. The skiable snow on the glacier is melting rapidly, but we still managed to have an awesome day working on dynamic legs and keeping our bodies down the corridor. We talked about the importance of visualization and how it helps not only in skiing but in other aspects of our lives. Dryland was a fun medley of agility, balance, core and yoga followed by creative circus inspired poses!