BWL comes up big at Sunlight |

BWL comes up big at Sunlight

Daily Staff Report
Special to the DailyThe Buddy Werner League celebrates a big haul of medals at Sunlight in Glenwood Springs last weekend. The team won the Western Council 2006 State Ski Championships.

The Vail/Beaver Creek Buddy Werner League traveled Sunday to Sunlight and retained the Western Council 2006 State Ski Championships, competing against other teams from around the state.Beaver Creek Buddy Werner League took 30 athletes from J6’s to J3’s and enjoyed the sunny weather and spirit of competition with other athletes from all over the Western Slope.

Podium finishes are only a part of this experience since all of these athletes will build upon this for future athletic endeavors. Racers enjoyed their day in the sun with teammates, coaches, and their families.The Vail/Beaver Creek Buddy Werner League would like to thank the following for all their support and generosity: Vail Resorts, including Jim Roberts, Race Crew, Ski Patrol, John Neufeld and the Cat Crew, Kara Heide and The Vail Valley Foundation.Our continued thanks to all our volunteer coaches, and parents for their hours of service to a program that continues to satisfy the need for local youth recreation and ski racing.

This year’s athletes included Olivia Bolwell, Emily Cope, Katrina Djambazova, Melissa Bosworth, Anna Tedstrom, Mollie Childers, Logan Kinser, Mikaela Nevin, Emma Porter, Rachel Nagel, Rachel Landin, Jenna Weiss, Allie Parker, Ali Feeney, Rachel L’Heureux, Molly Walker, Mitchell Nevin, Sandy Simonton, Ethan Cotton, Austin Darrough, Mathieu L’Esperan, Zach Linder, Briton Barry, Weston Blevins, Eric Weiss, Parker Lathrop, Clint Hervert, Colby Childers, Cody Hervert, and Alex Francis.Special thanks to state coaches Marlin Linder, Steve Smiers, John L’Heureux, Tug Burk, Mike Barry, Jim Kinser, Dave Darrough, Cliff Simonton and Josh Dostal.

Board members Mike Haselhorst, Tom Atkinson, Kevin Roach and Jim Childers were in attendance and extremely proud of all these athletes. Special thanks to Margaret Barry for the snacks and lunches to the crew.Vail, Colorado

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