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
|fter a fun and exciting Canada Games in Halifax, I am enjoying a much deserved rest back home. I finished the week with three gold medals and one silver medal. As icing on the cake I was selected to be BC's flag bearer at the closing ceremonies! I exceeded » more »|
|The AWCA athletes luggage was slightly heavier as they returned from Halifax last Sunday, taking home 13 of the 18 medals from the individual cross country events... » more »|
|Graham and Emily Nishikawa walked away with the Eastern Canadian Championship titles this past weekend after winning the three day mini-tour at the Nakkertok race site near Ottawa... » more »|
|Graham Nishikawa dominated the multi stage tour at Mt. Orford, Quebec this past weekend, widening his lead in the overall NorAm title. After winning the 4km prologue, Graham eventually widened his lead to 34 seconds in the 10km classic... » more »|
|It was an exciting day for Canada as Alberta World Cup Academy and National Team athlete Kevin Sandau finished 5th in the 15km individual skate race in Otepää, Estonia. In a race swept by the Russian's, including race winner Evgeniy Belov who placed 14th in last weeks world cup, Sandau crossed the line in 36:04, just 38 seconds from the lead and only 15 seconds from bronze... » more »|