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Women’s alpine team qualifies for USCSA skiing championships

Photos contributed by Whitman Ski Team.

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2020

The women’s alpine ski team outraced their competition on Mt. Hood to earn themselves a spot at the NCAA Skiing Championships, held in Lake Placid, New York. The team’s performance on Mt. Hood cannot be understated. They secured second place both days, only coming behind University of British Colum...

Alpine skiing season in full swing

Illustration by Hannah Paul

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

While some Whitties manage to hop on the shuttle to Bluewood Ski Resort only once or twice during the winter months, Whitman’s alpine ski team makes the trip up to the mountains a part of their regular winter routine. The tight-knit alpine ski team is a club sport that competes against other competitiv...

Drilling, Racing and Pole-Whacking: Alpine Skiers’ Guide to a Great Training Trip

Photo contributed by Shelby Cutter

Gaby Thomas, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

Many Whitman students pride themselves in their snow-loving alpine affection, but few can match the level of those on Whitman’s Alpine Ski Team. Over winter break these 26 snow chasers set out on their preseason training trip to Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, Wyoming for training, team bonding and fun in...

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