What is Buddy Werner League?

Buddy Werner was an internationally renowned alpine ski racer who was a member of the Olympic Alpine Team in 1956, 1960 and 1964. Buddy was America's first true world class ski racer. A native of Steamboat Springs, Buddy had a breakneck style which caused spectacular spills, but also enabled him to win virtually every championship available during his mercurial career.

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What is Buddy Werner League?

When Buddy wasn't racing, he would gather up the local youth and bring them to the mountain to teach them about ski racing. The Buddy Werner Race League pays tribute to his legend by providing a recreational race program that strengthens young skiers grades 2nd - 8th. Participants will have the opportunity to ski with volunteer coaches and others in their age group and ability level for ten days in Beaver Creek.

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What is Buddy Werner League?

Seven of our ski days are all-mountain days with some race training and skills building and three days will be devoted to racing. The top 50 skiers will also go to the Western Slope Buddy Werner Race in March to ski against skiers from Sunlight, Powderhorn and Steamboat BWLs.  BWRL’s goal is to be an affordable, high-quality ski and race program for all area residents. 

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    2018/19 Registration

    BWL will host our annual in-person registration on October 17 & 18 for our 2018-2019 - 50th season!!  Click here for more information and to download forms.

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    Race Results

    Click below to view race times from the past five BWL seasons.
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    BWL keeps the costs low by using LOTS of volunteers.  The BWL Volunteer requirement is one full day or two half-days per skier during the season.  Families can sign-up at Registration Nights in October.
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    2018 /19 Schedule

    The 2018/19 has been uploaded.  Click here to view or download.
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    NEWS - Check HERE for the latest BWL News!  

    • BWL has scheduled TWO concerts to celebrate our 50th Anniversary!  Join your BWL frends for dinner and great music at the following two events: 

           Friday, September 28 at 6:30pm at the Dusty Boot with Denver bluegrass band Meadow Mountain. Great Turnout!  Thanks to all who attended!

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           Saturday, December 15 at 2:30 at the Beaver Creek Chop House Deck with 80's cover band Rewind!


    • Congratulations to BWL Alumni Madeline Shedd, Harry Jaffe and Jake Farrell for receiveing a Byron Brown Memorial Scholarship for their college adventure!  They partcipated as Junior Coaches helping BWL for the past 4 years.  We wish them the best on their college journey!


    • Our 50th Anniversary puffy Jackets have been ordered!  They will be available for pick-up at our October Registration.  A limited number of extras were ordered and will be sold for $75.


    • BWL Vail/Beaver Creek had a GREAT weekend hosting the Western Council State Race March 3/4 with Powderhorn and Sunlight.  Congratulations Vail/Beaver Creek Skiers for your 1st place team finish!


    • Congratulations RACERS on completing our 6 League races this year!  Great job everyone!





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