|Posted by JibCrib on May 18, 2009 at 12:15 PM|
One the oldest ski clubs in the country, the Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers was named 2009 Freestyle Club of the Year for an unsurpassed commitment to freestyle skiing from grooming youth to producing some of the nation's top athletes. In 2009 Waterville Valley hosted and qualified 36 athletes for the Junior Olympics. They also had 14 athletes qualify for U.S. Championships and two athletes made the 2009 World Championships halfpipe team.
Under the longtime leadership of Nick Preston, the Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers has produced more than 50 national team athletes in freestyle, six World Championship titlists, one Olympic gold medalist, one World Cup overall titlist and many World Cup and U.S. Championship winners.
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