First Major Concussion

So I ended the 2018/2019 winter season stoked to have earned an invitation to the Project Gold Camp, June 5 – June 12 at Mammoth Mountain! Project Gold is a progression camp designed to take skiing to the next level. It was the best in-class coaching and facilities. The Project Gold athlete selections included top…

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Ellicottville Athlete Goes HUGE

Bella Bacon Has Sights on Skiing Slopestyle with Olympic Team By Chad Neal Ellicottville has become a place that world-class athletes have lived and grown. Most of whom are athletes of the winter outdoor variety. Using the two resorts in Ellicottville as their milieu to hone their skills of harnessing gravity to slide quickly downhill…

FSO cover

Freestyle Ontario Magazine

Freestyle Ontario Magazine Article When the season starts in Canada, the FSO Mag is always sought after.  So it was way cool to see Bella get some press as she returned to training. This came at a good time too because Bella was returning to snow after 8 months of being off her skis due…

torn ACL

Torn ACL – Road to Recovery

It was just after I had landed my first unclean cork 9. I wanted more so of course I threw another one but went too deep on the landing. It was extremely painful. I was lying there and everyone was like oh she’s fine! I was NOT fine! In fact we went to Park City…

Backflip X-up

Athlete Spotlight – EllicottvilleSnow.com

Bella Bacon: Ellicottville native dreams of Olympic glory ARTICLE | FEBRUARY 2, 2018 | BY CAITLIN CROFT View on Web Everyone knows how amazing, rad, and fun Holiday Valley is. But not many hear about the elite athletes it produces. I recently caught up with 14-year-old Bella Bacon, resident shredder. Bella grew up here in Ellicottville, learning to…

Spirit of Sarah Scholarship Announced – MomentumSkiCamps.com

SPIRIT OF SARAH SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED May 24, 2017 View on Web The Sarah Burke Foundation and Momentum Camps awards 6th annual ‘Spirit of Sarah Scholarship’ to 13 year old Bella Bacon from Ellicottville, NY. After much deliberation, the 2017 ‘Spirit of Sarah Scholarship’ has been awarded to Freestyle skier Bella Bacon -13 years old from Ellicottville, NY…