Andy Knight: Warriors on the Hill

Monthly Archives: March 2011

Andy Knight: Warriors on the Hill

March 30, 2011

By Jan Stearns

Andy Knight, president of the Waterville Valley Foundation and consummate Waterville Valley blogger, writes about the Wounded Warriors who visited Waterville Valley last week. I spend a disproportionate amount of my time thinking about the mechanics of skiing (if you … Continue reading

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Three Price Reductions on Waterville Valley Condos!

March 29, 2011

By Jan Stearns

Here are three sweet deals on Waterville Valley condominiums; two Golden Eagle Lodge units and one Tecumseh townhouse. Golden Eagle Lodge #226: Signature 2 bedroom, 2 bath tower suite.  Excellent condition.  Not used for short-term rentals. Private location with entry … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Olympian Kris Freeman Clinches US Championship Title

By Jan Stearns

Athletes with a Waterville Valley connection continue to make their mark on the skiing world.  According to a write-up on usskiteam.com, Olympian Kris Freeman of Andover, NH (a BBTS snowsports club member who trains at Waterville Valley’s Nordic Center) clinched … Continue reading

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Hannah Kearney Overall Freestyle World Cup Champ

March 28, 2011

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley BBTS alums continue to leave their mark in the skiing world.  Ski Racing reported on Hannah Kearney’s end-of-season victories.  Read the story below and online here. The 2011 World Cup moguls skiing season came to a close today … Continue reading

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BBTS Alum Dylan Ferguson Takes National Aerials Title

By Jan Stearns

Ski Racing, the journal of snowsport competition, has great coverage of the U.S. Freestyle National Championships.  Read the story below and online here. American aerials skiers Emily Cook and Dylan Ferguson [a WVBBTS & Waterville Valley Academy alum] secured national … Continue reading

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Don’t Always Believe Your GPS

March 23, 2011

By Jan Stearns

On March 18 I blogged about a couple who left their campsite off the Kancamagus Highway for a short walk in the woods.  Many hours later, they ended up in my front yard in Waterville Valley asking for directions back … Continue reading

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Students sacrifice social life for intensive training

March 21, 2011

By Jan Stearns

Writer Sarah Palermo wrote a great article about the Waterville Valley Academy for the Saturday edition of the Concord Monitor. Wake up at 7 a.m. Go to a few hours of classes, take a break for lunch, then practice for … Continue reading

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A search engine for hiking conditions

March 18, 2011

By Jan Stearns

Years back, when I was living on West Branch Road here in Waterville Valley, I was stretched out on a beach towel in my front yard, enjoying a siesta in the late afternoon sun.  I was awakened by an apologetic … Continue reading

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Bury the Northern Pass

March 15, 2011

By Jan Stearns

A couple of people recently asked me why I haven’t blogged about the uber-controversial Northern Pass.  Although I’m an outspoken individual, I’ve tried to keep the focus of this blog on Waterville Valley-related activities, events and people.  I save “off-topic” … Continue reading

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Wounded Warriors coming to Waterville Valley

By Jan Stearns

Soldiers from the Wounded Warrior Project will arrive at Waterville Valley on Wednesday, March 23, and stay with host families through March 27.  The entire group of Wounded Warriors (others are staying at Bretton Woods and Loon) will ski at … Continue reading

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