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SMS alumnus Alex Deibold wins bronze!

By Meredith Morin Sochi, Russia –Stratton Mountain School alumnus Alex Deibold (SMS ’04), Manchester, Vt., won bronze in the men’s snowboardcross (SBX) event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 18. The SBX was postponed from Feb. 17, due to extreme fog. Alex finished third in his 1/8 final heat to move onto quarterfinals, where he also finished third. (The top-three riders from these heats … Continue reading SMS alumnus Alex Deibold wins bronze!

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Representing in Sochi Olympics

By Myra Foster and Meredith Morin We watch with the world as 14 athletes from Stratton and Stratton Mountain School get ready to  compete in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. SMS athletes take center stage in alpine, snowboarding and Nordic events, and we’ll also be cheering on Sarah Hendrickson,  granddaughter of retired Stratton ski patroller Scott Hendrickson, as she competes on the first ever women’s … Continue reading Representing in Sochi Olympics

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Meet the Woman of Stratton – Mariann Spear

By Courtney DiFiore Mariann Spear is our Snowboard School Supervisor and ex-Snow Reporter (which I find pretty awesome, being an ex-Snow Reporter myself). Aside from the obvious fact that Spear snowboards, like most snowboarders I talk with, Spear began skiing. It wasn’t until the age of 27 that she transitioned over into Snowboarding. “I would go out and ski with a bunch of my friends … Continue reading Meet the Woman of Stratton – Mariann Spear

Be. A T2 Olympic Hopeful

By Courtney DiFiore High above the clock tower the sky stood still and dark. Scattered across the lawn lie chairs, blankets and towels filled with friends and families alike. Jeff Tuohy playing soft melodies in the back ground, the smell of BBQ and vibrant red and blue attire set the scene for a perfect 4th of July celebration. The fireworks finally took to the sky … Continue reading Be. A T2 Olympic Hopeful