Bristol Mountain Race Club (BMRC, http://www.bristolraceteam.org), founded in 1965 by several former Austrian National Ski Team members turned Bristol Mountain Ski School staff along with some enthusiastic Rochester families, is one of the first local race clubs in New York State. Club level racing in United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) sanctioned races represents the grass roots efforts in our country’s training and development of world champions.
BMRC racers participate in local, regional, and national level competitions and have gone on to win at the state level, compete in the Junior Olympics, and even make the U.S. Olympic Team!
Our Training Programs are organized as follows:
- U9: age 8 and under
- U10: age 8 and 9
- U12: age 10 and 11
- U14: age 12 and 13
- U16: age 14 and 15
- U19+: age 16 and older
BMRC views ski racing not only as a competitive sport, but as a medium through which children can augment their overall development (physical, mental, emotional, social), and learn a variety of life-skills that will serve them well and help them meet their overall life goals. Racing is a family sport requiring a time commitment by parents which ultimately helps their child’s growth.