The Waterville Valley Hall of Fame dinner and induction is coming right up on Saturday, March 25, from 6-9 p.m. at the Waterville Valley Conference Center. It’s not too late to purchase tickets!
This year’s honorees are:
Birdie Britton. Birdie was one of the founders of the Wig Wag in 1971, a contributor over the years and a co-editor since 2001. She started the Brighter Day Program, which brought Inner City Kids to Waterville Valley to ski. She was instrumental in launching the Waterville Valley Elementary School and the Waterville Valley Academy. Birdie was also a former national Freestyle judge.
Bill Enos. Bill spent the last five years as the head slopestyle coach for the U.S. Snowboarding team. He has led the slopestyle team to numerous World Cup wins, X Games medals and, most notably, coached Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) and Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) on their way to making history at the 2014 Olympic games in Sochi, both walking away with gold medals in snowboarding slopestyle’s Olympic debut. Bill was a former snowboarding champion himself. After retiring from competition, he moved to New Hampshire and started the BBTS snowboarding program and become the Snowboard Program Director at Waterville Valley Academy. Bill just returned to his position as Snowboard Program Director for the Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers Snowsports Educational Foundation (WVBBTS / SEF), home of the Waterville Valley Academy.
Jack Sanders. Jack has skied in Waterville Valley since 1967 and has been a homeowner since 1975. He was one of the original founders of the sport of freestyle skiing and developed the sport in Waterville Valley, nationally and internationally. He was chairman of the first Freestyle National Championships held in Waterville Valley and served as treasurer of the United States Skiing Foundation. He’s been very active in state government affairs and is one of the top attorneys in New Hampshire.
When: Saturday, March 25
Where: Waterville Valley Conference Center
Awards Celebration: 8pm
Open Seating unless you would like to purchase a table for 10.
Cost: $49 per ticket (all-inclusive)