Calgary Super Sunday

  • Posted on: 3 July 2022
  • By: Webmaster

Sunday July 17 is Stampede Super Sunday and we are having our own super event planned.

From 1pm to 2.30pm come to Glenmore Athletic Park Track and see how fast you can sprint, how far you can jump, and how far you can throw.

Then from 4pm to 6pm come to the Icehouse at Winsport and learn how to push a bobsleigh on ice.

This event is open to all interested athletes. For more information or to register send us a DM or email slide@albertabobsleigh.ca

Edmonton ID Camp hosted by 3x Olympian Neville Wright

  • Posted on: 27 June 2022
  • By: Webmaster

July 24, 2002 - 1.30pm to 4pm - Rollie Miles Athletic Park Track - Edmonton, Alberta

Alberta Bobsleigh is proud to partner with 3x Olympian Neville Wright to find Edmonton's Most Powerful Athletes. Test your sprint, medball toss, and broad jump. After Neville will talk about his experiences within sport.

If you would like to join, let us know by emailing Neville or ABA.

slide@albertabobsleigh.ca

Icehouse Reopening

  • Posted on: 22 June 2022
  • By: Webmaster

Now that summer is here the Icehouse is set to reopen. We will begin our offseason on-ice training July 6 at 6.30pm. Icehouse dates will be updated in the calendar as we book them. Looking forward to seeing you all out there.

Follow Alberta athletes in Beijing

  • Posted on: 12 February 2022
  • By: Alberta Bobsleigh

There are many fantastic athletes competing in bobsleigh at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games that are from our province or have transplanted here.

Christine de Bruin (Stoney Plain), Melissa Lotholz (Barrhead), Dawn Richardson Wilson (Edmonton), Kristen Bujnowski (from Ontario, resides in Calgary), Chris Spring (from Australia, resides in Priddis), Justin Kripps (from BC, resides in Calgary), Taylor Austin (Calgary), Daniel Sunderland (Fort McMurray) and Ryan Sommer (from BC, resides in Calgary).

Alberta Athletes in Whistler

  • Posted on: 20 November 2021
  • By: Alberta Bobsleigh

Alberta Bobsleigh athletes were well represented in the recent North America's Cup races in Whistler, BC. On the men's side, pilot Taylor Austin swept all of the events... three 2man race and three 4man race wins! Other athletes in the men's events from Alberta were Brendon Thera-Plamondon who is a new pilot showing good skills and push athlete Daniel Sunderland.

Learn To Push Session

  • Posted on: 7 October 2021
  • By: Alberta Bobsleigh

Bring your friends, family, neighbours, team-mates.... we are holding another Learn to Push in the Ice House at Canada Olympic Park!! Come and see if you have what it takes to join our exhilarating sport.

Sunday October 17th
6pm - 7pm (opportunity to continue pushing in ABA session directly after)

Ice spikes (shoes to run on ice) and helmets provided. WinSport requires proof of vaccination to enter Ice House, as it is an indoor facility. Email slide@albertabobsleigh.ca to register.

Annual General Meeting & BBQ

  • Posted on: 13 September 2021
  • By: Alberta Bobsleigh

Alberta Bobsleigh members! Please join us on September 19th, directly following the ABA Push Competition (at approximately 4:30pm) for our Annual General Meeting and BBQ. This will be held at the ABA sled shed, near the finish dock. More info will be sent via email to all members.

Learn To Push Session August

  • Posted on: 21 June 2021
  • By: Alberta Bobsleigh

We have our second Learn to Push session coming up soon. On Sunday August 8th from 6:00-7:30pm come and join us to try pushing a bobsleigh on ice. This is a free session to anyone that is new to bobsleigh and would like to see if they have what it takes.

What you will need: long pants and long sleeved shirt (what you would wear on a cool day running outside).

What we provide: helmet, spiked shoes (to run on ice), and coaching staff.

Contact Sarah at slide@albertabobsleigh.ca to sign up.

ABA Summer training

  • Posted on: 17 June 2021
  • By: Alberta Bobsleigh

Our summer training program has just got underway. Currently we have sprint training on Sunday and Tuesday evenings and weight training on Mondays and Wednesdays. We will transition from the sprint training to the Ice House training in early July. Prices can be found on our membership sign up forms. If you would like to take advantage of our training, please contact our Technical Director at slide@albertabobsleigh.ca for more information.

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