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Grandi ’87 Becomes First Female President and CEO of Alpine Canada

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Vania Grandi ’87 in the middle surrounded by Alpine Canada board members at Lake Louise, AB. (Photo: Malcolm Carmichael)   Calgary, Alta. (December 5, 2017) –The Board of Alpine Canada is pleased to name Vania Grandi to the position of President and CEO … more



Burkies Wrap up “Prep-Period” with Successful Colorado and BC Camps

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  From mid-November to early December, Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) students hit the road for ski camps in Colorado and British Columbia, marking the school’s second trips of the year following early fall training in Chile. While FIS women, U16 women and … more



Burke Mountain Academy Supports Youth Nordic Skiing in the Northeast Kingdom

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For the past five years BMA science and math teacher Lindley van der Linde and her husband Tiaan have coached the Burke Bill Koch League. The Bill Koch League is a nationwide program that fosters the love of cross-country skiing.  Local Nordic skier … more



Hat Queen Prevot ’09 Makes Forbes’ Top 30 under 30 in Manufacturing

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  Burkie Corinne Prevot ’09 was named top 30 under 30 by Forbes in the Manufacturing and Industry category. Prevot is the founder of Skida Headwear and Accessories, which she started while at BMA. Click here for the complete story.    



Burkies Learn Avalanche Safety

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Why U.S. Ski Team Racers Are Learning Avalanche Safety From Powder Online Story November 01, 2017 By Olivia Dwyer A nonprofit founded by the parents of avalanche victims pushes for snow safety education in ski racing On October 19th, five dozen ski racers entered … more



Coach JP Daigneault Featured in Sprongo Video App Testimonial

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Kunkel ’90 Conquers Second Annual Rebelle Rally

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The Rebelle Rally is the first women’s off-road navigation rally raid in the United States. Held over 8 days, the Rally covers more than 2,000 kilometers of terrain across the Nevada and California desert. The competition blends the love of driving with the … more



BMA Inaugurates Shelley Glover Tech Center

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New facility gives Burkies a cutting edge for ski racing equipment preparation   East Burke, VT (October 16, 2017) – Shelley Glover ‘04 was a gregarious Burkie who embodied a passion for excellence and an exemplary love of life. To the great … more



BMA Alumni Alex Leopold ’08 Makes CO’s Top 30 under 30 of NYC Real Estate

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The young leasing and sales professionals to watch in 2017—and beyond     Alex Leopold (BMA ’08), 29 Associate, Newmark Knight Frank Alex Leopold was seeking a career that was “challenging, competitive and dynamic.” And this was after retiring from a competitive … more



Burkies Chase Snow in Chile

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First camp of the school year sets stage for solid athlete progression From September 25 to October 10, Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) students are in Corralco, Chile for the school year’s first ski camp. The camp’s focus is clear: put the athletes … more