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We Met Our Goal

November 29, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Thanks to my great colleagues and friends, Waterville Valley Realty reached our fundraising goal for the 5th annual Cold Turkey Plunge.  The real winners are the folks at the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports program, a nonprofit organization that provides access … Continue reading

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Cold Turkey Plunge Tips

November 24, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Are you planning on freezin’ for a reason in Waterville Valley on Saturday, Nov. 25?  It’s the 5th Annual Cold Turkey Plunge, and if you’re taking a dip in the icy waters of Corcoran Pond, please check out these Plunge … Continue reading

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Blind Adventures

July 24, 2017

By Jan Stearns

My friend and colleague, Debbie Duffy, is a proud gram to three wonderful grandchildren. Her granddaughter, Abby, was recently interviewed by Adventure Sports Podcast. Abby isn’t your traditional adventure sports athlete. She’s 13 years old and legally blind. But that … Continue reading

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Ski-A-Thon and Beach Party

January 22, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Who doesn’t like to dress like a pirate?  Who doesn’t like to ski?  Who doesn’t like to cut the lift line and ski until your knees buckle?  Who doesn’t want to support the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports program? Ski-A-Thon Okay, … Continue reading

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Images From Opening Weekend

December 1, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Ski Resort opened for the 50th season on Friday, Nov. 25.  It was a weekend full of fun community camaraderie. First chair on opening day – (l-r) Bart Dutto, Joe Robertie, Dick Giuliano and Robert Mann Opening day … Continue reading

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Consider Taking the Plunge

October 26, 2016

By Jan Stearns

It’s time to start thinking about taking the plunge.  The Cold Turkey Plunge. On Saturday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m., Captain Tom Turkey will lead his Fearless Fowl Feathered Friends as they plunge into the icy waters of Corcoran Pond … Continue reading

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Flutie Foundation Honors Dads

June 19, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Last winter, Waterville Valley’s Adaptive Sports Program was awarded a grant by the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.  The grant enabled WVAS to host several families with children on the autism spectrum and to provide them with the opportunity … Continue reading

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What happens when you give your sister a voice

March 19, 2016

By Jan Stearns

I was scrolling through the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports Facebook page and saw this intriguing post: Over the past few seasons one of our students, Maeve, has won our hearts over with her love of skiing and her smile. Here … Continue reading

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Chris Devlin-Young Podiums at US Speed Nationals

February 25, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Congratulations to Chris Devlin-Young of Bethlehem, NH (and a member of the board of directors for Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports) for coming in 3rd in the Super G and 2nd in the Slalom, giving him a 2nd place podium in … Continue reading

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Chris Devlin-Young Grabs X Games Gold

February 6, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Congratulations to Chris Devlin-Young for winning X Games Monoskier Cross 2015.  While he certainly deserves kudos for the win, it’s even more remarkable considering he is still recovering from total shoulder reconstruction less than eight months ago. In 1997, Chris … Continue reading

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