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Waterville Valley Academy Student Named to U.S. Freeskiing Team

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Grace Henderson, a native of Madbury, New Hampshire, was recently named to the U.S. Freeskiing team. Grace, is currently ranked 17th in the world in the Big Air and 28th in Slopestyle, by the Association of Freeskiing Professionals. Grace was second overall in Slopestyle in this year’s Revolution Tour standings.  She also placed first in …

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Waterville Valley Resort Named US Ski & Snowboard Team Development Site

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Waterville Valley Resort, April 6th, 2017 – 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 Development Site, confirming two annual competitive events. Tim …

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WVA’s Grace Henderson Takes First at Aspen Open

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This past weekend, WVBBTS-SEF freeski slopestyle athlete Grace Henderson (Madbury, N.H.) took 1st place in the Big Air competition and 7th place in the Slopestyle competition at the Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open.  Held at the same venues as the X-Games, The Aspen Snowmass Open is one of the longest running independent freeski competitions in the …

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Waterville Valley Academy Receives NEASC Accreditation

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Waterville Valley Academy, a snowsports academy for students in grades 6-12, announced today that they have 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 WVA’s curriculum, policies and procedures, facilities and institutional resources; followed by an on-site …

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WVA Freeski Slopestyle Athlete Podiums at U.S. Rev Tour

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On January 9, 2017, WVBBTS-SEF freeski slopestyle athlete Grace Henderson took second place in the first of two freeski slopestyle competitions in the Rev Tour event taking place at Waterville Valley Resort.  Grace’s coach, Freeski Program Director Dan Shuffleton, who is also the Chief of Course for the freeski competition, had this to say about …

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