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Alpine skiing season in full swing

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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

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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...

Campbell Honored, Excited To Compete in Sochi

Mitchell Smith

February 6, 2014

How does someone go from being born on a couch in Chocolate Hole, a sleepy bay on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, to competing in the slalom and giant slalom events in the 2014 Sochi Olympics? Just ask Jasmine Campbell, a Whitman student who is taking a break between her junior and...

Ski team exceeds expectations at nationals

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Andrew Hawkins

March 31, 2011

The Whitman College men's and women's club alpine ski team finished in the top 10 in each event they participated in during United States  Collegiate  Skiing and Snowboarding Association (USCSA) National Championships, held in Sun Valley, Idaho. Whitman's alpine team made it to the USCSA National Championships last ...

Alpine skiing bands togehter, finds success with club program

Pamela London

February 3, 2011

In the wide world of Whitman College sports, there's a little something for everyone--from the serious athletes who compete on varsity teams to the students who want an outlet to hang out with friends and play intramural, options always abound. One sport in particular, however, brings the two extremes...

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