Monthly Archives: January 2014

UBC Starts Off 2014 with Podium Finishes

Despite missing the first event of the schedule to save team resources for travel later in the season, UBC is well on its way to the top of the overall team standings after competing in the 3rd and 4th conference … Continue reading

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Time to Crunch the Numbers | Stage 2 Planning

As we all know by now, last Tuesday the University announced the results of Phase 1 of the Sports Review Process. The Alpine Ski team did NOT have their varsity status confirmed at that time, so are now entering Phase … Continue reading

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Review Committee Shares Feedback from Stage 1

Austin Taylor met with key members of the Review process on January 23rd and received some feedback on the Alpine Ski team’s stage 1 submission. In this report he shares with us the key points he was able to take … Continue reading

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BC Alpine Supports Continued Varsity Status

In light of the ongoing Sports Targeting Review process, BC Alpine Chairman Bruce Goldsmid shared a letter of support that was submitted by the team along with the Stage 1 submission. January 8, 2014 Collegiate ski racing is an integral … Continue reading

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Moving Forward through Sport Targeting Review Process

Previous coach of the UBC Varsity Alpine Ski Team Ben Millar collaborated with current Coach/Athlete Austin Taylor  to create a document that was submitted for the Stage I evaluation of UBC’s Sport Targeting Review process earlier this month. Now the team moves … Continue reading

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Update—Sports Targeting Review Timeline

The Young Alumni Thunderbird Council recently posted an update with regard to the Sports Targeting Review which we’re reposting below. More information regarding this Review process and related articles can be found on their website here. Sunday January 12: Each team had … Continue reading

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Consistently Strong Results Raise UBC’s Profile in the US

Varsity Ski Team Alumni Profile | PAUL BOSKOVICH Faculty: Geography (2000-04) Athlete: 2000-04 UBC Coach: 2001-04 In light of the the UBC Sports Targeting Review I wanted to share my thoughts and experience as athlete/coach for the UBC Varsity Ski Team … Continue reading

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UBC Ski Team Involvement Spans Two Generations

  Varsity Ski Team Alumni Profiles | JOHN PLATT  Faculty: Engineering Athlete: 1957-1961 The UBC team was a very significant sport activity for me while a University. I was racing very actively at that time (1957-1961) at the National team level and really did not to … Continue reading

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UBC #1 Choice for Varsity Ski Team Opportunity

    Varsity Ski Team Alumni Profile | ROB COOK Faculty (Undergrad): Geography | Environmental Science (1991-95) Faculty (Graduate Studies): Sauder School of Business – MBA  (1998-99) Athlete: 1991-1994  With the current Sport Review process underway, I would like to take … Continue reading

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The Rhode to Success Includes Sport

In support of the UBC Varsity Ski Team and varsity sport at UBC: It’s why we are all still emailing former members of the UBC ski team and those who were welcomed to train, free of charge,  just because they … Continue reading

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