Aside from being able to attend a totally awesome high school year round, traveling across the country to events like the Dew Tour, Rev Tour, and Gatorade Free Flow Tour; AND getting to meet and ride with some of the biggest names in the industry…. The students of Windells Academy even have way too much fun on their “down” time! The students have full access to ALL of our 53 acres of skate, mountain bike, foam pit, trampoline and bmx features. That means instead of recess during school, we have our mid day break in B.O.B (the building out back) which gives kids time to wind down and get out their energy before going back to school. B.O.B includes 12,000 square feet of skate features including a huge bowl, multiple quarter pipes, rails, and 2 different drop in options that will put you straight into the foam pit. B.O.B also has a world class trampoline to practice all your coolest tricks before you put them on snow. Windells Academy is the “funnest” and smartest place ON EARTH!
The students of Windells Academy had the time of their lives last week at the Utah stop of this years winter Dew Tour. The students enjoyed time at the contest itself, cheering on their friends and peers in slope style and halfpipe, and witnessing some of the craziest ski aerials known to man. The students had the great pleasure to spend time with people in the industry such as Jimmy Disco (US Team), Shannon Bahrke (Olympic Silver in moguls), Todd Schirman (FIS World Coach of the Year) and many others. The students made an awesome visit to Ccauswell headquarters (www.surfaceskis.com), took a trip to the flow rider indoor surf and water sports center, and even took a lesson on indoor sky diving! Check out more on the Dew Tour here http://www.allisports.com/tours/winter-dew-tour
On Dec. 15th the students and staff of Windells Academy packed up their gear and headed for Dew Tour. The students spent the week competing and cheering on their friends in both halfpipe and slope style. On Dec. 18th,Christian Allen, one of our college Academy students from this past summer program was interviewed by NBC in their studio for qualifying for the full Dew Tour in halfpipe! Check out the footy!
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The new year is here, and the students of Windells Academy are on their way back to campus from winter break. Brie spent her break with family on christmas, and took a trip to visit Maggie for new years. Lucas spent time at MT. Hood riding with his friends and family, working on his inverts. Alex headed back to the east coast to check up on his outdoor snowflex park progression, and Armand spent the majority of his wonderful winder break at the Dew Tour skiing and watching his friends such as LJ and Tom Wallisch compete. The students are very excited to get back to The Academy and even more excited for new students to arrive for second semester. Spring Semester at Windells Academy starts on January 19th and continues through May 28th. Enrollment deposit and application deadline is January 8th, and you can apply right here http://windellsacademy.com/enrollmentinformation/apply/. We also offer a summer semester from June 1st-August 31st, creating a year round academy, for fun on and off snow no matter what season it is!
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Last weekend, the students of Windells Academy packed up and headed to Colorado for the 2009 Dew Tour.
Dew Tour event organizers Dan & Brian were found happily rockin Windells gear upon arrival. The students have been competing and cheering on their friends in both halfpipe and slope style this week. On Dec. 18th,Christian Allen, one of our college Academy students from this past summer program was interviewed by NBC in their studio for qualifying for the full Dew Tour in halfpipe! Here are some pictures of what they have been up to. Check it out!
Dan and Brian
Kerry Miller and the WA students at Registration
World famous freestyle skier Glen Plake made a stop at Mt.Hood this week to hang out with the students of Windells Academy. Glen and his wife Kimberly chose Hood for one of their multiple stops on their “home town” ski tour. Glen, famous for his 2 foot tall, usually multicolored mohawk, decided to keep it real this week and keep his hair tucked nicely into a warm hat. Plake hit the park with the students of Windells Academy all day, and even gave them a few pointers on his famous “ballerina skiing” methods. Plake also took the time to show the students some of his favorite freestyle ski moments in history on his flat screen TV nestled into his built in tune shop on in the right side rear of his personal tour bus. After skiing, Glen headed inside to sign autographs, and pass out some free gear for anyone at Timberlne. The conditions couldn’t have been nicer and everyone had a blast. Thanks Glen
Do you like smooth transitions and perfect cut vert walls? Well then Mt. Hood Meadows is the place to be! Besides their amazing terrain and killer tree runs, meadows continues to build a killer terrain park AND perfect pipe every year. This morning, the students of Windells Academy headed up to Meadows for one of the most beautiful days on the mountain yet. bluebird above the clouds in the mid 30’s. They were lucky enough to catch some huge air out of one of the first half pipes to open in north america this season. Check it out!
Have you been dreaming of snow? Is your local mountain resort STILL not open? Check out Mt.Hood has to offer! Mt. Hood has been recentley blanketed with 102 inches of Fresh Pow. Timberline has their park up, Mt. Hood Meadows has their park and mini pipe up and ski bowl is set up and ready to shred too! Windells Academy Students are super stoked for the season to come!