News Archives

Monday

April 27, 2009 10:50 am

Fish '96 and Huston accomplish North Pole quest

Sleeping just three hours over the last four days, Tyler Fish ’96 and John Huston reached the North Pole on April 25, 2009, becoming the first Americans to ski unsupported to the pole.

Tuesday

March 10, 2009 12:44 pm

Hurtle down a giant slalom course

Welcoming the best collegiate skiers in the nation, Bates College plays host to the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships March 11-14 at its two home venues: Sunday River in Bethel, Maine (alpine) and Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine (Nordic).

Wednesday

March 4, 2009 12:36 pm

Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14

Welcoming the best collegiate skiers in the nation, Bates College plays host to the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships March 11-14 at its two home venues: Sunday River in Bethel, Maine (alpine) and Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine (Nordic).

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:34 am

Everything Downhill

It’s pandemonium atop a beginner lift at the Bretton Woods ski resort in New Hampshire. Limbs flail, ski equipment disconnects, and clothing detaches as fledgling skiers hit the snow on their first lift ride. Then Alexa Bernotavicz ’94 steps in. She rights the skiers, guides them out of harm’s way, and readies the lift for yet another wave of chaos.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:18 am

Bobcat Crossing

True, there’s no longer a ski jump on Mount David, but it’s still part of the Maine spirit to face winter with gusto (and insurance). Which is why a few Bates friends drove to Gilead, Maine, one winter day to create a road-gap jump.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 2:59 pm

Place in the heart

While outdoors, she looked within and found a new sense of place