What is Buddy Werner League?

Buddy Werner was an internationally renowned alpine ski racer who was a member of the Olympic Alpine Team in 1956, 1960 and 1964. Buddy was America's first true world class ski racer. A native of Steamboat Springs, Buddy had a breakneck style which caused spectacular spills, but also enabled him to win virtually every championship available during his mercurial career.

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What is Buddy Werner League?

When Buddy wasn't racing, he would gather up the local youth and bring them to the mountain to teach them about ski racing. The Buddy Werner Race League pays tribute to his legend by providing a recreational race program that strengthens young skiers grades 2nd - 8th. Participants will have the opportunity to ski with volunteer coaches and others in their age group and ability level for ten days in Beaver Creek.

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What is Buddy Werner League?

Seven of our ski days are all-mountain days with some race training and skills building and three days will be devoted to racing. The top 50 skiers will also go to the Western Slope Buddy Werner Race in March to ski against skiers from Sunlight, Powderhorn and Steamboat BWLs.  BWRL’s goal is to be an affordable, high-quality ski and race program for all area residents. 

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    2020/21 Registration

    BWL will host an online registration opening October 19.  Please email BWL at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
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    2020/21 Schedule

    The BWL 2020/21 BWL Season Schedule has been approved!
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    BWL keeps the costs low by using LOTS of volunteers.  The BWL Volunteer requirement is one full day or two half-days per skier during the season.  Families can sign-up at online in late October.
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    Race Results

    Click below to view race results.
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    NEWS - Check HERE for the latest BWL News!  

    10/1/20 - BWL is thrilled to announce that we will have a season this year!  BWL is a recreational ski league open to skiers in 2nd - 8th grade who ski at a level 5 or higher.  Online Registration will open the week of October 19.  For more information, please email BWL at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


    Past News:

    • 5/1/20 - BWL wishes all our skier families a safe and healthy spring!

    • BWL is excited to welcome over 85 new familes with over 100 skiers this year!  Also welcome back to all of our returning skiers!

    • BWL is very excited to announce that our float in the Vail America Days Parde won BEST FLOAT!

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     • Congraultions to Marie D'Andrea and Riley Boyd for being granted the 2019 Byron Brown Mermorial Scholarships for their College endeavors!

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    • BWL 50th Anniversary Karbon Jackets are still available for $75 ($120 value)  Please e-mail BWL at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get yours today!








    • BWL has scheduled TWO concerts to celebrate our 50th Anniversary!  Join your BWL frends for dinner and great music at the following two events: 

       Winter Season Kick-off Concert Saturday, December 15 at 2:30 at the Beaver Creek Chop House Deck with 80's cover band Rewind!


           Friday, September 28 at 6:30pm at the Dusty Boot with Denver bluegrass band Meadow Mountain. Great Turnout!  Thanks to all who attended!

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