Author Archive | Bill

Team East at Junior Nationals

Team East was at the Junior Nationals for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined in Anchorage.  This is a team of kids who don’t train at altitude, who in many cases have learned ski jumping without a home hill where jumps over K50 are available.  They have been coached by a committee of various coaches from […]

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There’s History In These Here Hills

by Dick Nelson [in 1975?] Though most people don’t realize it, the Upper Valley is the birthplace of modern skiing in the United States. Sure, the biggest areas in New England now are in central Vermont or north central New Hampshire.  And the biggest areas of all are out in the Rockies.  But it all […]

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Evan in Flight

Congratulations to Evan Nichols and Aiden Cudhea

Congratulations to Ford Sayre’s Evan Nichols and Aiden Cudhea for their impressive results at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s 2017 Junior National Championships at the Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, Illinois, two weeks ago! Nichols, a 13-year-old at the Lyme School, and Cudhea, a sophomore at Thetford Academy, were selected to represent […]

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Come Watch 100ft Ski Jumps in the Dark!

Ford Sayre presents the NH High School (NHIAA) Ski Jumping Competition Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 6:00pm Roger Burt Memorial Jump, Oak Hill, Hanover, NH Hot Cocoa, Music, Camp Fire, Fun under the Lights Come watch top High School competitors from around the state soar over 100 feet under the lights at Oak Hill in […]

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Ford Sayre Jumping Meet

Ford Sayre hosted a jumping meet on January 30 at the Roger Burt jumps at Oak Hill. Forty athletes on 9 teams competed on the K10, K20 and K32 jumps. There were 9 jumpers from Ford Sayre, and 3 from Hanover High School. The jumpers ranged in age from U8 to High School. The Valley […]

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