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Come see what Waterville Valley Academy is all about

March 22, 2018

By Jan Stearns

It’s been a snowsports lover’s dream winter.  The Olympics, the successes and achievements of so many snowsports athletes with a Waterville Valley connection, the National Freestyle Championships right here in the Valley, the epic March SNOWfall! If you have kids and … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley’s Tommy Bavaro Honored

March 21, 2018

By Jan Stearns

A Waterville Valley Academy sixth grader, Tommy Bavaro, is the recipient of the first annual Michael Lillis Spirit Award.  The award celebrates the life of ‘Mikey’ Lillis, a 17-year-old member of the US Ski & Snowboard Elite Aerial Development Program based … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for National Freestyle Championships at Waterville Valley

March 9, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Here’s your chance to cheer on and support U.S. athletes returning from the Olympics as well as the nation’s best freestyle skiers and earn yourself some free lift tickets. Join BBTS in volunteering to help make the National Freestyle Championships at Waterville … Continue reading

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Waterville’s Tom Barbeau ‘Nurtures Skiers Back to Health’

February 28, 2018

By Jan Stearns

It’s a Winter Olympics year, and that means we’re being inundated with snowsport athlete news.  But we hear little about the coaches behind the athletes.  I just read an article in the Concord Monitor about a Waterville Valley ski coach … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for US National Moguls Championships at Waterville

February 27, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The nation’s best freestyle skiers will be competing for national titles this spring.  Waterville Valley Resort will host the U.S. National Moguls and Dual Moguls Championships from March 20-24.  I just heard from Jon Holmes, a parent volunteer with WVBBTS.  … Continue reading

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U.S. Revolution Tour, U.S. Freestyle Championships

February 13, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The World Pro Ski Tour just wrapped up in Waterville Valley.  The New Hampshire resort continues with its line-up of national events as it hosts the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour this week and the U.S. Freestyle Moguls Championships in March. … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley: The Town with an Olympic Past

February 6, 2018

By Jan Stearns

With a long history of Olympic ties, Waterville Valley Resort will once again figure into many storylines that will develop at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The United States Olympic Committee has named six WVBBTS/Waterville Valley Academy … Continue reading

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Impressive College Acceptances for Waterville Valley Academy Students

January 9, 2018

By Jan Stearns

‘Tis the season high school seniors and their parents (and teachers!) look forward to — early decision college acceptances.  We are experiencing the excitement right here at the Waterville Valley Academy, a snowsports and academic academy located in Waterville Valley.  … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Academy Featured on TV

November 8, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I was in Maine visiting my kids last weekend and saw a great plug for the Waterville Valley Academy and BBTS on WGME-TV Channel 13 (Waterville, ME).  Meteorologist Adam Epstein is awed by Phil’s Hill BagJump Training Center at Snow’s … Continue reading

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New Snowboard Program Director at BBTS

November 2, 2017

By Jan Stearns

This just in from Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers/ Snowsports Educational Foundation (WVBBTS/SEF) (and home of the Waterville Valley Academy). Tim McLaughlin has returned to Waterville Valley and BBTS as the Snowboard Program Director. Tim previously served as … Continue reading

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