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Dan Thompson Named Director of Operations and Competition

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WVBBTS/WVA is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Daniel Thompson to the new position of Director of Operations and Competition.  In his new role, Dan will be responsible for directing on-hill operations and event management. This includes all on-hill activities relating to training and competition, managing the on-mountain WVBBTS facilities, communicating and wor   king with …

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WVBBTS Welcomes Tim McLaughlin, Snowboard Program Director

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Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers/ Snowsports Educational Foundation (WVBBTS / SEF), home of the Waterville Valley Academy, is pleased to welcome back Tim McLaughlin as Snowboard Program Director. Tim previously served as the Program Director for two years from 2014-2016. Prior to that, Tim was a WVBBTS/SEF snowboard coach for five years. Tim returns …

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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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