All funds raised by the Ski-A-Thon event are used to provide for equipment purchases for year-round activities, for volunteer training and certification expenses and for adaptive program operating costs.
BRETTON WOODS, NH, March 6, 2009 – Bretton Woods Adaptive held its Second Annual Ski-A-Thon Blast on February 28th at New Hampshire’s Bretton Woods. The Ski-A-Thon, the sole fundraiser of this organization, was deemed a total success by all involved, raising more than $30,000 to date, with more expected in the next few weeks. Twenty-four teams of four skiers each turned out to support this year’s event, with many supporters cheering the skiers on throughout the day. The spirit of the Ski-A-Thon event was evident in the enthusiasm of the participants, with many arr
Resort Backcountry Education Program to Host Multiple Women’s Specific Camps and Clinics
Kirkwood, California – Women’s specific programs have become intensely popular across the ski industry in recent years, and at the forefront of these programs are resorts like Kirkwood who host several clinics throughout the season. With the on‐going development of women’s specific programs, numbers of newcomers to the sport continue to grow at Kirkwood with similar results echoing across the nation’s resorts.
Other Findings Show Rise in Helmet Usage, Strong Season Pass Use.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Among the most prominent trends noted in the 2008 NSAA National Demographic Study are continued gains in visitation among skiers and riders aged 45 and over. Specifically, since 1997/98, the proportion of visitors aged 45 to 54 has increased from 14.0 percent to 19.9 percent; the proportion of visitors aged 55 to 64 has doubled from 4.6 percent to 9.2 percent; and the proportion of visitors aged 65 and over has also increased substantially, from 2.4 percent to 3.8 percent.
Whiteface Mountain is preparing for the upcoming season by constructing a new high-speed quad chairlift. They are looking to skiers and riders to "Name that Chairlift." So log on to www.whiteface.com and register your suggestion for the name of the new lift.