Athletics

Freeskiing Program

The SMS Freeskiing program is one of the top freeskiing programs in the country and has been a driving force in the sport’s growth in the East and across the nation.
Committed, goal-oriented student-athletes are able to pursue excellence both in academics and athletics in the SMS Freeskiing program, while having one of the most rewarding experiences of their young lives at Stratton Mountain School!

SMS is renowned for having the best coaches and premier winter sports facilities at the base of Stratton Mountain, and SMS Freeskiing athletes have garnered medals at all levels. Contact Freeski Director Jesse Mallis for more information.
Morning Training

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Posted by Stratton Mountain School on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

2019-20 Season Highlights

  • Charlie Gnoza  ( USASA National Ranking in Open Class - 4th )
    • 5th - Calgary, CAN - FIS NorAM - Slopestyle
    • 7th - Calgary, CAN - FIS NorAM - Big Air
    • 3rd - Park City, UT - FIS/USASA Futures Tour - Slopestyle
    • 15th - Aspen, CO - Aspen Open FIS NorAM - Big Air
  • Max Siudak
    • 3rd - Loon, NH - FIS/USASA Futures Tour - Slopestyle
    • 1st - Copper, CO - FIS/USASA Futures Tour - Slopestyle
  • Bode Raffa
    • 2nd - Copper, CO - FIS/USASA Futures Tour - Slopestyle
  • Zylis Hawkins
    • 4th - Loon, NH - FIS/USASA Futures Tour - Slopestyle
  • Kaylen Reiley
    • 3rd - Copper, CO - FIS/USASA Futures Tour - Slopestyle
  • 4 SMS Freeski athletes invited to attend US Ski and Snowboard’s Project Gold (cancelled due to COVID)
    • Charlie Gnoza, Max Siudak, Montana Osinski, Durham Jones

2019-2020 U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team Members

  • Caroline Claire ‘18 Pro Slopestyle Team
  • Mac Forehand ‘20 Pro Slopestyle Team

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Stratton Mountain School is an independent boarding and day school that focuses on college preparatory academics and competitive winter sports. Located at the base of Stratton Mountain, SMS is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.