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Waterville Valley Skier Named to Irish Ski Team

October 28, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Congratulations to Waterville Valley skier Emma Ryan who’s been named to the the Irish National Alpine Ski Team.  Emma is hoping to represent Ireland at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. There’s a great write-up about Emma in the Irish Times, excerpted … Continue reading

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Ski and Snowboard Swap

October 5, 2017

By Jan Stearns

When my kids were young I looked forward to the WVBBTS Ski & Snowboard Swap that is held in Waterville Valley over Columbus Day weekend.  That’s when we’d go shopping for “new” ski wear and equipment.  My kids were none … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Designated a US Ski Team Development Site

April 8, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort and Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers (WVBBTS) announced today a new multi-year comprehensive partnership with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). The agreement designates Waterville Valley Resort as a U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team … Continue reading

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Waterville Academy Student is Hometown Hero

March 14, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Each week WMUR-TV’s Hometown Hero sports segment spotlights a New Hampshire high school student/athlete. Last week’s Hometown Hero was Waterville Valley’s own Grace Henderson, a freeskier with the WVBBTS club.  Grace recently took 1st place in the Big Air competition … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Academy Receives Accreditation

February 19, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Academy (WVA), a snowsports academy for students in grades 6-12, has received full accreditation status through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). This recognition comes after two years of rigorous self-study involving the review of … Continue reading

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Clay Soper Memorial Race

December 22, 2016

By Jan Stearns

The 2nd annual Clay Soper Memorial Race is coming up on January 14 & 15, 2017 in Waterville Valley.  The race honors the memory and skiing passion of Clay Soper who tragically passed away in 2015 at the age of … Continue reading

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Former BBTS AD Making Strides in Steamboat

December 14, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Steamboat Magazine recently ran a story about Adam Chadbourne, former Athletic Director for the Waterville Valley Academy and WVBBTS, and new Alpine Director for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. “Adam Chadbourne did not go home after spring break this year. … Continue reading

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Bike Ride in Memory of Clay Soper

October 2, 2016

By Jan Stearns

WVBBTS is hosting a bike ride in memory of Clay Soper on Saturday, Oct. 8. Registration begins at 12 noon.  The long ride starts at 1 p.m. and a short ride begins at 1:15 p.m.  Registration and the start and … Continue reading

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Olympic Day

July 6, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley BBTS Ski Educational Foundation is hosting an “Olympic Day” on Sunday, July 10, from 9-11 a.m. at the Waterville Valley Academy (88 Boulder Path Road, Waterville Valley, NH).  Light refreshments will be served and all are invited to … Continue reading

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Chadbourne Departs BBTS for Steamboat Springs

May 11, 2016

By Jan Stearns

SSWSC Names Adam Chadbourne as Alpine Competitive Program Director The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) recently announced that Adam Chadbourne has been chosen as its new Alpine Competitive Program Director. Chadbourne recently worked as the Alpine Program Director for … Continue reading

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