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LU Ski and Snowboard Team Making Name for Itself

January 27, 2011  |  Lynchburg, VA 

LU Ski and Snowboard Team Making Name for Itself

Lynchburg, VA - It's just the second year for Liberty University's Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Team.

But they're already making a name for themselves.

They just got back from a competition at the University of Maryland and took first place in several events.

They are the only team in the nation to have a ski slope on their college campus.

The team has 21 members – split into two groups - and Head Coach Eric Hegreness says they all are dedicated.

"Competitors here are great, they are elite riders, and a lot of it is due to Snowflex, these guys train here all the time, some of these guys are here every single day," said Hegreness.

This weekend, they will perform at the DeMoss Rail Jam on campus and at Wintergreen.

They say fans can take part and can win things like a weekend trip to Massanutten Ski Resort, a TV, a PlayStation 3, even an iPod. 

Ski & Snowboard Links
Schedule
Results
Jan 10, 9:00 AM - Massanutten, VA
at
Ski & Snowboard
Slopestyle
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Ski & Snowboard
at Slopestyle
Jan 10, 9:00 AM - Massanutten, VA

Ski & Snowboard
at Slopestyle
Jan 31, 9:00 AM - Beech Mountain

Ski & Snowboard
at Boarder Cross
Feb 1, 9:00 AM - Appalachian, NC

Ski & Snowboard
at Boarder Cross
Feb 8, 9:00 AM - Appalachian, NC

Ski & Snowboard
at Regionals
Feb 19, 9:00 AM - Wintergreen, VA

Full Schedule

Mar 12
Ski & Snowboard
at Lake Placid- Nationals : Rail Jam
2nd Place

Feb 9
Ski & Snowboard
at Snowshoe Resort- Slopestyle
McHugh- 1st

Feb 2
Ski & Snowboard
at Wisp Resort- Men's Ski
Steltzer- 2nd

Feb 2
Ski & Snowboard
at Wisp Resort- Women's Snowboard
Beatty-4th/Fronte-3

Feb 1
Ski & Snowboard
at Wisp Resort- Men's Snowboard
Hoff-1st/Gibson-2nd

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