Alumna, US Ski Team Athlete, and Olympian Liz Stephen ’05 talks about her transition from alpine to Nordic skiing and how the values she learned at BMA helped shaped her into the competitor and teammate she is today. Read the full article here.
Join us at BMA for an elite early season training opportunity Dec. 19-22, 2014! Our three-day December Development Camp includes fundamental work through technical free-skiing, slalom and GS. On the final day of camp, there will be a two-run GS race … more
Dear Parents, The beginning of school is quickly approaching, with most of our staff and students away at training camps prior to the official start of school. I am in Mt. Hood with the U16 and U14 athletes and the training is … more
Olympic gold medalist and World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin ’13 helped her alma mater Burke Mountain Academy create 13 instructional drill videos for alpine ski technique, providing the voice-over explanation of the fundamental tasks frequently performed by Burke athletes during training. They’re … more
The junior class took us all to Neverland on Friday evening Dannica, Bridget, Sam, Madison, Max, Alli, Cole, Timmy, Nina, Jordan, Kalle, Corey, Jonny, Paul, Ryan and Patrick Neverland… Kalle and Jordan high five-the junior class (and their parents) did an amazing … more
We mourn the passing of Burke Mountain Academy founder Warren Witherell on May 26, 2014. He was a visionary who created this amazing school and held it close to his heart until the day he died. As we were completing the … more
ROSA KHUTOR, Russia – Eighteen-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) became the youngest Olympic gold medalist in women’s slalom history Friday with her victory under the lights at Rosa Khutor. The World Champion capped off the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games for the … more
Burke Mountain Academy alumnus Warren ‘Trace’ Cummings Smith III, a student at Dartmouth College, posted a top-30 result in slalom (finishing 26th from bib 75) in the Sochi Winter Olympics while representing the home nation of his Estonian grandmother. Smith was prominently featured … more