College Athletes in Residency

FW_NordicNews2013-webThis week marks the start of the Summer Program for collegiate student-athletes. Most athletes have arrived at this point, with a couple more on the way in the coming weeks.

It’s exciting to get rolling with the college group for the 3rd summer in a row. I started this program in the spring of 2011 for a lot of reasons, but with no idea how it would turn out. We had 11 athletes that first summer, and just 1 local collegiate skier. Now, we have a good mix of local athletes and those who have travelled from far and wide. For all of them, it is a great opportunity to train alongside like-minded people: student-athletes looking for a way to take the next step in their skiing. Read more…

-by Martin Benes, founder and head coach of the summer residency program.

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