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Climbing mountains, then boarding down them: Pro snowboarder Julia Marino travels the world shredding mountains

October 11, 2016

By Alexa Moro ’18 Web Sports Editor and Thomas Nealon ’17 Julia Marino is a Westport native, graduate of Bedford Middle School and 2018 Olympic hopeful. She was   the first female to land a double cork in a slopestyle competition—a contest where the competitors are judged on their tricks and jumps. ...

Top 5 Ski Mountains Close to Home

Top 5 Ski Mountains Close to Home

December 17, 2010

Image via Wikipedia As the snow starts falling, a popular activity for those in Westport is to go skiing or snowboarding. What better way to spend short winter days then racing down mountains, while enjoying the scenery as its whips by.  This isn’t the only thing that makes skiing enjoyable; think about the breaks after a long day of skiing, when...

Skiing Around the Clock: Keeping up with Work, Skiers Endure Tricky Practice Schedule

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December 4, 2009

Farrel Levenson ’11 Opinions Editor During the winter season at Staples, some athletes can be found in the pool, some on the track, and some on the court. However, twice a week, the Staples ski team can be found an hour away from school, at Southington mountain. The Staples team is one of 24 high school ski teams in the state in the...

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