It’s race training day, and instructors Mike, Emma and Lee took the trainees for a day of giant slalom gate racing – a first for almost all the trainees. Here’s Mike, who previously worked with the Scottish and British alpine race teams, talking the guys through what’s coming up. First up through the gates were [...]
With only two weeks of training before the big BASI Level 2 fortnight, training has upped to a new level of intensity. Today the guys have being doing video analysis in the bumps:… It’s hard to say what top-level instructor, Sandy, is trying to explain here – so we’ll let the photo speak for itself… [...]
This week, was exam week for the Banff Peak Leaders skiers and riders, a great experience …….. if a little bit stressful! 100% PASS RATE 100% PASS RATE 100% PASS RATE 100% PASS RATE ……. EVERYONE PASSED. Congratulations to all, the effort everyone has put into the 11 weeks of training has paid off ……. [...]
As the Peak Leaders Banff group left their hotel to find Banff Avenue covered in fresh snow the question was asked “if it has snowed this much down here what will it be like up the hill?” Andy soon found out….. waist deep in powder on Standish Billy’s smile says it all…… fresh perfect [...]
The next day of freestyle rolled around, and what a sunny day it was. There was a lot of fun to be had on the airbag jump (see the Peak Leaders Facebook page for the video). Plus there was a whole lot of jumps. Roll down for some of the high (and the low) points.