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After 2 Years Out, Nolan Kasper ’07 Skis Back Into Olympic Picture

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  By Graham Dunbar | AP January 14 WENGEN, Switzerland — Of all the 2014 Olympians aiming to return to the Winter Games next month, American skier Nolan Kasper’s path might be the least traveled. FULL STORY on washingtonpost.com.



Burkies Shine at U16 National Performance Series Camp

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Photo by Peter Ostroski The best U16 athletes in the country converged on BMA from January 8 to 11 for the US Ski and Snowboard National Performance Series. “The purpose of the NPS camps is to stimulate long-term growth and prepare athletes … more



Effective Weightlifting at Heart of Coaches Education Course Held at BMA

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  From January 6 to 7, Burke Mountain Academy’s (BMA) Ronnie Berlack Center was the stage of a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Course for coaches. The workshop was led by Chris Polakowski, a Senior International coach associated with USA Weightlifting. Polakowski has … more



Burke Mountain and Burke Mountain Academy Host Leading Eastern Ski Teams

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For the past week and into the New Year, Burke Mountain and Burke Mountain Academy will be the stage for a series of early season camps by some of the Eastern region’s leading ski teams. In addition to Burke Mountain Academy athletes, … more



News & Views Fall 2017 Complete Edition is Here

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News & Views The latest issue of News and Views is here! You may view and download it below along with some extended content for your reading pleasure.  Enjoy! FALL 2017 NewsViews-Fall2017-Singles (PDF) The complete issue. Broadening the mind through Humanities (Complete … more



Academics: Broadening the Mind Through Humanities

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  BMA teachers give an inside look at what Burkies are learning and how it’s shaping their outlooks on themselves, others, and life. Rachel Norton English 9 In 9th grade English, we explore works of literature that relate to the ways in which … more



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.    




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