Members of the Christ School Ski and Snowboard team only get to hit the slopes once a week. So they make the time count in more ways than one.
Like an elevator, there are only ups and downs to the Bearwallow Challenge.
The Nantahala Outdoor Center bills itself as the nation's largest outdoor recreation company, and upper management includes a Christ School graduate.
Adventure-minded boys at Christ School are given all the access and tools to enjoy recreation in western North Carolina's mountains through the Outdoor Program.
Christ School's Backpackers are getting better incrementally, whether it is increased physical fitness or knowledge of their gear.
Patrick Shea '20, Christian Blanks '19, Finn Bridgeford '18, Sheldon Clements '22, Sutton de Kraftt '18, and Sawyer Duhaime '18 canoe, mountain bike, trail run, and fine-tune their orienteering skills every day after classes dismiss, all in preparation for an ultimate test: the October 21 Pisgah 10-Hour Adventure Race in Brevard, N.C.
Andrew Hammel ’20 & Kevin Snyder ’19
Varsity Track & Field
Andrew Hammel ’20 set a personal best in the 1600m and broke a 10-year school record in the 3200m. Andrew broke the record by a full five seconds running 9:41.67. Kevin Snyder ’19 broke his own school record in the Long Jump with a jump of 23’9.75 and broke his Triple Jump school record by over three feet, improving his record from 46-0” to 49-9”.