When you get knocked down, you have to get back up again. Blue Mountain team rider Joel Dalacker has first hand experience with this. After getting knocked out early this season with a knee injury, he has put in the work and come back into the Ontario snowboard scene with a fire under his board.
Skiing and Snowboarding are enjoyed by winter enthusiasts young and old. Both sports can be learned at almost any age and enjoyed throughout a lifetime. At Blue Mountain, we have guests ranging from 16 months to 96 years of age, and many of our guests developed their skills on Blue’s slopes.
When you're competing at the top level, you have to get on snow as early as possible. Every year you'll find Canadian athletes heading down to the States to get ready for the winter and competition season. Blue Mountain Team Riders Derek Livingston and Reid McEachran headed down this year to get some early-season training days.
Blue Mountain is pleased to introduce its 2013 Pro Athlete Team. From a pool of more than 70 applicants, a total of 23 athletes have been chosen to join the Blue Mountain Pro Team. Decisions have been made based on media coverage, contest results and overall history with the Resort.
From time to time this season, we’ll be inviting guest bloggers from around the resort (and world!) to contribute content to the Lift Line. This week’s entry comes from Ndrika Anyika, a bubbly Brit who we’re fortunate to have as part of our foreign worker program here at Blue Mountain. Read about her first time on snow and her dreams of Sochi 2014.