Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Club


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We are pleased to announce the results of our Tri-Exec election, our key personnel are:

President of the Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Club 2015/6 Season: Raefe Gross

Vice President of Trips: Ryan Johnson

Vice President of Finance: Vacant

With this, we are now accepting application for Executive Board Members for the next season, including the vacant VP-Finance. Positions include Resales, Trips, Marketing, Media and Teams. This is an exciting opportunity for you to get involved in the raddest student organization on campus, bar none! Have fun along the way while building your resume. Position description can be found here. To apply, fill out this form by Tuesday April 28th, noon.

Message from our Outgoing SnS President, Please Vote in our SnS Elections and Join Our Exec Board Leadership Positions

First of all, I just want to thank everyone for such a rad year. Serving this club has been the highlight of my college career. I personally encourage you all to pursue activities outside of the classroom that align your passions with challenging and meaningful leadership experience, be it through Hoofers or anything else! On that note, we are beginning to transition to a new executive board. Elections are open for the Tri-Executive board, consisting of the President, VP-Trips, and VP-Finance. I have attached the platforms for President (Raefe Gross running unopposed) and VP-Trips (James Huffman running against Ryan Johnson). We will send out applications for VP-Finance over the weekend. Voting will take place this week in the Outdoor UW office and is open until this Friday April 10th at 6:00pm. So check out the attached platforms by clicking their names, and I hope to see you in the office this week! Finally, we will be releasing the application for next year's executive board THIS SUNDAY. The only qualifications you need for any of these positions is a passion for skiing or snowboarding. This is a great opportunity to get involved with one of UW's largest student orgs in terms of members and budget. You can find the in-depth Position Descriptions for the 30-some positions that will be open here.  

Solid Results from UW Alpine Team in the Nationals

Our girls team and individual male qualifer returned from Nationals in Bend Oregon last week. The event was awesome to say the least, and according to senior Brenna Murray, "The best nationals out of the 3 I've attended." The results reflected Brenna's enthusiasm:
Girls Slalom Team: 6th Overall
Steig Peterson: 25th in Slalom
Megan Mcmahon: 8th Skier Cross/2nd Team All America
The temperature was also great. Reaching into the 50s and 60s, frostbite was no issue after a cold and windy regionals. Sophomore Isabelle Cooperstein's goggle tan post-raceweek was proof of this. On top of this, the camraderie of our skiing Badgers reached an all time high on the trip. Flying out west together, spending a week in a house together, and skiing in the sunshine together concreted friendships that will stand for a lifetime. I would like to personally thank the alumni and friends that made this trip possible.  Allowing our racers to attend this event at an affordable price created memories that are life-lasting, and instilled a passion for commitment to our team that is everlasting for both current, and future alumni.

"Ski for Cancer by Theta Chi Fraternity" this Saturday

This Saturday March 7th, Theta Chi Fratenity will host Ski for Cancer at Cascade Mountain. This is a good cause event to both have fun skiing and give donation to help promote cancer cure research. Proceeds from the events are contributed to MACC Fund. For more information, tickets, transportation and donation, click here.

Mount Bohemia - The Hidden Gem of Midwest! (or the skiing world!)

This season on March 6-8, Hoofer Ski and Snowboard Club will go to Mount Bohemia, up by the Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This is one of the most talked about and the best hidden ski area over the past few years. Sign up now to come enjoy the Mardi Gras weekend with us. Girls' price: $98, guys' price: $160 (guys' with season pass pays $98) Sign up online or come to Outdoor UW office. More details here and the Facebook event page.

Hoofer SnS Members' Night (aka Ski for Free!)

There is no such thing as a free lunch, but there is free skiing! As a token of appreciation of your membership with Hoofer SnS, we're giving you and your non-member friends a free night of skiing (or snowboarding) at Tyrol Basin. Come ski or ride for free on Saturday, February 14 (no single lift lines allowed tonight!), 9:30pm-12:30am. Buses will meet at Park Street Circle in front of Memorial Union at 8pm and leave for Tyrol Basin at 8:30pm. Or you can drive there by yourself. No gear? Rentals are only $10 on the hill. Wanna tag your non-member friends or your significant others? We greatly appreciate $5 donation towards Madison School and Community Recreation. Sign up here if you are an SnS member and will ride the bus with us. Sign up here if you are an SnS member and will drive there yourself. Non-members can use the same link to create profiles and sign up for free too.