Stories about "skiing"
Fish '96 and Huston accomplish North Pole quest

Monday, April 27, 2009 10:50 am

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.

Hurtle down a giant slalom course

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:44 pm

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).

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

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 12:36 pm

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).

Everything Downhill

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:34 am

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.

Bobcat Crossing

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:18 am

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.

Place in the heart

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 2:59 pm

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