BECKWITH NAMED KILLINGTON RESORT, PICO MOUNTAIN DIRECTOR OF SNOW SPORTS

08/11/2010

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Tom Horrocks
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KILLINGTON, Vt. – Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners, LLC President and General Manager Chris Nyberg announced today that Dave Beckwith has been named Director of Snow Sports for Killington Resort and Pico Mountain.

“Dave has a wealth of managerial experience from both within and outside of the snow sports industry and a proven track record for building successful ski and snowboard school programs,” Nyberg said. “From GLM to Max3/5, Killington Resort has always been an industry leader with its ski and snowboard school programs and I am very excited to have Dave join our team as we continue to move forward and introduce new skiers and riders to winter sports.”

Beckwith most recently served as snow sports director at Snoqualmie Pass, Washington, just outside of Seattle. He was also snow sports director of Boreal and Soda Springs ski areas in California. Beckwith earned his B.S. at Keene State College in New Hampshire.

Beckwith will be responsible for the oversight of the Killington Resort and Pico Mountain ski and snowboard schools, daycare and equipment rental programs. Beckwith will start his new position on September 27th.

About Killington Resort
Killington Resort offers the most diverse ski and snowboard terrain in the East, including world-class terrain parks and the Stash – Burton’s signature all-natural terrain park and one of only five in the world. Plus, an expansive lift network and the East’s most powerful snow grooming fleet farming 250 inches annually of natural snowfall combined with one of the world’s most powerful snowmaking systems to offer skiers and rider an outstanding snow surface experience.
For the 2010-11 season, Killington Resort is the East Coast home for the Winter Dew Tour, Jan. 20-23, showcasing the top winter ski and snowboard athletes from around the world competing in superpipe and slopestyle competition at Bear Mountain.  www.killington.com

About Pico Mountain
With more vertical drop than 80% of all New England ski areas, family friendly Pico Mountain offers mogul trails, glades, groomed cruisers and the Triple Slope Terrain Park, all of which lead back to one classically-styled quintessential Vermont base lodge. Pico’s 50 trails, 214 skiable acres and seven lifts (including two high-speed quads) offer big mountain terrain, with small mountain charm.  www.PicoMountain.com.