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StartingGATE is the only magazine published in Ontario dedicated to the sport of amateur alpine ski racing. Produced by Alpine Ontario Alpin – the Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) for alpine ski racing – the full colour magazine is printed by Alpine Canada and distributed by Alpine Ontario through its member ski clubs and partners.

StartingGATE is a non-profit magazine intended to give Alpine Ontario Alpin’s membership and partners with news and information on the sport of alpine ski racing in Ontario.


One or two issues per season with a circulation of 5,000 distributed throughout Ontario ski clubs, Alpine Skiing events and our partners.

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Established in the early 1980’s by Alpine Ontario Alpin’s Southern Ontario Division as a four page direct mail newsletter StartingGATE is now the official publication of Alpine Ontario Alpin and is a full color magazine.

Reports on newsworthy Ontario alpine ski racing news from the grassroots to the elite level, features on junior development programs, ski events, tips, equipment, health & lifestyle and regional news from the four Alpine Ontario divisions. StartingGATE’s contributors all have a passion for ski racing in Ontario including ski professionals, athletes, distinguished coaches, technical experts and volunteer officials and parents.

The only magazine reporting exclusively on Ontario alpine ski racing news.

For more information on StartingGATE, or to contribute to the next issue, email