The weekend of March 12 was a big one for Big Sky Ski Education’s downhill and freeride teams. At Big Sky Resort the Freeride Team comprised of youths ages 10 to 18 competed in the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association Headwaters tournament where eight team members made the podium.
After relocating to Big Sky with her husband following her retirement as curator for the Rockford Art Museum in Illinois, Moonlight Basin resident Patty Rhea knew she wanted to remain active in the arts.
When asked why he volunteers, Big Sky Area Winter Games Coordinator Sean Fitzgerald is quick to note it’s never been about gaining recognition.
Beth Cox stands like a sentry, guarding the timing gate and little bar ski racers push through to begin each timed run. It’s the start of the Lone Peak Speed Series super-G and she works with others on the volunteer race crew to sync the timing system so everything proceeds with the precision Cox expects.
Ophir alum returns to BSSD as a CAP mentor