Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy Establishes Nordic Program

FasterSkierJune 14, 2008

The Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy is pleased to announce that it has established a Nordic program for the 2008-2009 academic year to compliment the existing alpine and snowboard programs. It is expected that 6-8 athletes will be enrolled in the first year applying the same mission, philosophies, governance and infrastructure that has contributed to the success of the existing programs.
The program at MMWA will provide an alternative option to Nordic athletes wanting to take their pursuits to the next level and become a feeder program to the competitive college circuit. For further information and an application please call 802-253-7409 extension 300 or email at

Program highlights

•Daily on snow training and coaching (12:30 — 4:30). Trapp’s is the host venue and is a strong attraction based on their snow making capabilities, extensive trail network and reputation for hosting some of the top Nordic events in New England. In addition, there are several other nearby training venues for on snow and dryland training.

•Competitive race schedule to include New England JOQ races, US nationals and JOs and other local and regional races.

•Dryland training (core, cardio, strength…) 3 nights per week at local health club.

•Daily classes at the MMWA from 7:45 to 11:45. In-house teaching staff utilize student’s sending high school curriculum.

•Transportation and race support at NENSA JOQ qualifiers and other local and national races.

•Pre-season training camp (November/Thanksgiving) at West Yellowstone or Canadian site depending on snow.

•Assistance and monitoring of students college placement activities and off season training programs.


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