Families hit slopes

Relaxation — Families were able to relax and enjoy the view. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Liberty’s Snowflex hosts Military Family Day Military personnel are on the frontlines every day in order to protect the United States and the freedom of those who live there. Many times, family members of those serving must make sacrifices as well. The Office of Military Affairs celebrated these families by …

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Showcasing Snowflex

viral — A student-filmed video of snowboarder Jason Anderson on top of Snowflex hit the internet and quickly gained popularity. Photo credit: Amber Lachniet

Video of snowboarder’s talents captures the attention of major websites After five years of operation, the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre (LMSC) is still receiving attention thanks in part to the talents of Jason Anderson and Isaac Gibson. During the summer, Anderson, an LMSC employee who works at the facility during …

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Snowflex gains popularity

SLOPE — Snowflex offers winter sports year-round. Photo credit: Amber Lachniet

The Sochi Olympics has brought attention to athletes training on artificial snow Liberty ski and snowboard Head Coach Ryan Leeds said he believes the artificially engineered slopes of the Snowflex has a broad appeal among riders, and the use of it to train Olympic-level-athletes is only increasing interest. Although the …

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Snowflex hosts military families

Down the moutain — A rainy day made for even faster slopes for families to enjoy on the bunny hill. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Lynchburg community military members enjoyed a soggy Military Family Fun Day on top of Liberty Mountain The Office of Military Affairs welcomed Liberty University and the surrounding community’s military members and their families to its Military Family Fun Day Saturday, Oct. 12 at Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre. Despite the clouds …

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Snowy slopes at the ‘flex

Skills — The Liberty snowboard and skiing team opened its season with a home event. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Flames claim two team victories in competition at Snowflex Centre Liberty University’s club ski and snowboard team carved its way to a dominant showing in its first competition of the season Saturday night, Feb. 2 at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre. Liberty placed first as a team in two of …

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Snowflex to install new tubing run

Snowflex — A Liberty student enjoys herself at Snowflex’s tubing run. Photo credit: Sarah Nguyen

The Snowflex Centre at Liberty University was the first of its kind to open on a college campus, and also the first in the country. This multi-million dollar innovation is one of the most widely-used facilities on campus and brings people from all over the country to the Lynchburg community […]

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Riders take flight

Timothy Steltzer, Ryan Paul sweep ski, snowboard events One word to accurately describe Dew Games 2012 at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre is “epic.” Double-corks, double-backflips and double-side-flips were all thrown down Saturday night as nearly 20 of the best skiers and 30 of the best snowboarders the East Coast …

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Olympic hopeful trains at Snowflex

Pro-skier Jay Panther discovers the artificial ski slope “Passionate, loyal, determined, focused and loving.” These are the words that future 2014 Winter Olympic hopeful Jay Panther used to describe himself. Panther is a 27-year-old competitive freestyle mogul who last year, joined the United States Ski Team. In February 2014, he …

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Lighting up the night

Glow on the snow — Students gathered on the slopes for a late night snowboard performance and party. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Snowflex hosts colorful late night event Midnight Madness, an approved late night event for Liberty students, was held Friday night. “It’s Liberty, so I’m expecting something great,” freshman Justin Gibson-Faber said. Expectations for a large crowd were also high. “These guys (professional Snowboarders and Transworld Magazine) draw a good crowd, …

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