‘Brotherhood’ group takes to the Winter Park slopes
Amid one of the biggest snowfalls of the year Sunday, Winter Park Resort welcomed the National Brotherhood of Skiers Inc. for its Annual Meeting & Challenge Cup (AMCC) Mini Ski Summit. The week-long event includes 69 clubs from across the United States and United Kingdom.Known for its programs in developing youth skiers, NBS has a 37-year history of producing competitive athletes. NBS Summits have been held in various ski resorts throughout the United States and Europe. Approximately 8,000 NBS members represent a diverse group of African Americans, and an all volunteer staff runs the organization from planning summits, developing youth programs to organizing ski racing events. “The NBS is excited to return to Winter Park Resort, one of the favorite ski locations among our members. As we reflect on the Winter Olympics and our achievements, Winter Park is a wonderful, pristine and picturesque ski resort for our members to meet. We are looking forward to enjoying the great skiing and serenity that Winter Park offers,” said Haymon Jahi, NBS President.At this year’s summit, the NBS will reaffirm its mission to place athletes on the US Ski team. Members will gather to support their fundraising for the NBS Olympic Scholarship Fund and recognize two-time Paralympian, Ralph Green and Olympian Errol Kerr, a former NBS ski team member and now a member of the Jamaican Ski Team.
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