The Alberta World Cup Academy/AWCA will further the development of cross-country skiing as a sport, through the development of programs and services for athletes, coaches and officials enabling them to
- deliver and
at international standards of excellence.
Athletes, Coaches and Officials from the Alberta World Cup Academy will be recognized leaders of and contributors to Canada's national cross-country ski program, competing with the best in the world.
To initiate and augment development opportunities in Alberta that target nationally competitive Athletes, Coaches and Officials, preparing them for subsequent levels of success.
The Academy will:
- Deliver an athlete development system that supplements existing local, regional and national programs
- Develop new long term coaching apprenticeship opportunities
- Expand development opportunities for officials
World Cup (Jan 25th, 2011)By: Alysson MarshallYesterday I checked one goal off my long list... I raced my first European World Cup! 0.57 seconds was all that separated me from meeting another goal: qualifying for the heats in a World Cup sprint. I am happy with my 33rd place finish but I would have been ecstatic if I had found that extra oomph.. » more »
|The Alberta World Cup Academy returned this week from the first ever NorAm mini-tour in Rossland BC. A three day race series, the mini-tour consists of a sprint, medium distance and long distance race with each races time and result counting towards the final aggregate... » more »|
|The racing season began for the rest of the Academy athletes this past weekend with the Alberta Cups at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Competing with the best of western Canada, the team posted a total of thirteen podiums placings from both races... » more »|