Chasing Maine: The Boarding School

Just another day at school for these Carrabassett Valley Academy students who combine academics with high-level training in skiing and snowboarding.
A snowboarder soars through the air.
Photo by Roger McCord

Carrabassett Valley Academy, partnered with Sugarloaf, is one of the few schools in New England that combines academic education with high-level training in skiing and snowboarding. In this episode, we look at several snowboarders both off and on the slopes.

Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Subscribe to the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.


Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.
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