Warren Witherell’s Passing


  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

Mikaela Shiffrin’s Olympic Gold


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

Trace Smith represents Estonia in Sochi


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