We've seen these athletes learn to carve an edge, take flight, gain speed, and most of all, turn into stellar human beings. We're proud of their fortitude, dedication, and perseverance over the years and their willingness to be both leaders and supportive teammates. As we send the Class of 2020 out into the world, please give them a hearty congratulations!
Next adventure: headed to Montana State University to study exercise science.
Favorite BSF moment: going to Alaska this winter for a FIS race and having so much fun with my teammates.
Next Adventure: Summer training with the BSF Collegiate Team, then heading to the University of New Hampshire to ski for the Wildcats and study art.
Favorite BSF Moment: Traveling with the team, going to U.S. Nationals, and making friends all across the country.
Next Adventure: Headed to the University of British Columbia at the Okanagan campus. With a goal of ski racing in college, he's joining a club with a few other UBC students who just finished skiing at a national level in Canada.
Favorite BSF Moment: Three years ago at the Canmore Summer Camp, when I was a U16, my friends and I were riding back to the condos in a van with the U18/U20s. We had the song Electric Pow Wow Drum by A Tribe Called Red blasting as we drove back, and it was hilarious watching tourists’ faces as we drove by. We were all just having a great time and yelling to the chorus of the song.
Next Adventure: Attending Montana State University to study architecture, and continuing to ski with BSF as a post-grad with the hope of making the Montana State Ski Team!
Favorite BSF Moment: When I first joined BSF, we traveled to Italy in 2015. I was blown away by how connected I was with the athletes and the coaches by the end of the Italy camp. And, spending time with the people who are still some of my closest friends today.
Next Adventure: currently working on a ranch and will take a fly fishing guide course and Wilderness First Aid this summer. He's headed to Colorado College in January 2021.
Favorite BSF Moment: Going to Sun Valley, Idaho, in January 2016 for the Freeski competition. My best ski buddies were on the team, and we joined up with the Missoula Freeskiers to create a united Montana group of ski friends, who are all still friends today.
Next Adventure: Attending Middlebury College in Vermont to study biology on a pre-med track and joining the Middlebury ski patrol.
Favorite BSF Moment: The annual team road trip to Canada for Thanksgiving week training.
Next Adventure: Headed to the University of New Hampshire to ski on their Nordic Team and study environmental science.
Favorite BSF Moment: Showing up to all the community races in fun costumes with my teammates.
Next Adventure: taking a gap year to pursue skiing before going to the University of Colorado Boulder.
Favorite BSF moment: Moving from being a little kid and looking up to the older kids, to being the older kid and becoming a role model.
Next Adventure: Taking a gap year before studying botany at Humboldt State University. Hopes to learn how to make better jewelry and learn to surf!
Next Adventure: Will attend Montana State University in the fall of 2020 and ski on the 2021 NorAm Freestyle Tour. He plans to attend Colorado University Boulder in the fall of 2021 to major in business.
Favorite BSF Moment: Taking third at Junior Nationals!