Category Archives: Academy

Press Release | Mike Rougeux Named New Executive Director at Bend Endurance Academy

Bend, OR – As of August 2020, Mike Rougeux of Bend, Oregon has been named Executive Director of the Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) by the organization’s governing board.  Ellen Grover, BEA Board President stated that, “Mike’s operational and safety focus have been instrumental in BEA navigating the disruptions of the past year and have set […]

Press Release | Youth Cycling Spring and Summer Programs

Bend, OR – We are excited to announce that our Youth Spring Cycling programs are kicking off and Summer Cycling Programs are open for enrollment! At the Bend Endurance Academy, we are dedicated to our athletes goals by giving them all the tools they need to succeed. For our mountain biking programs…  We focus on […]

Alumni Spotlight: Forrest Franklin

Forrest Franklin Rock Climbing

A vast majority of our youth athletes start at very young ages and continue their outdoor journey at BEA until they reach the age of 19. After starting at BEA, our staff become more than just coaches or employees, we become mentors to the next generation of outdoor pioneers. Since our founding in 2009, we […]

COVID-19 Spring Programs Update

Bend Endurance Academy Community, We’ve been paying close attention to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the impacts it’s having locally and regionally. Bend Endurance Academy takes our role and responsibility to our participants, their families, our staff, and the Bend community very seriously.   Currently, BEA’s Board and staff have been working to make informed and collaborative […]

Bend Endurance Academy – COVID-19 Response for Current Climbing Programs

From Climbing Program Director – Mike Rougeux As many of you likely have, we’ve been paying close attention to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Recently, you have received communication from USA Climbing regarding the cancellation of Open Sport and Speed Nationals this weekend, and the removal of qualification for Regional Championships through local competition participation. In our […]

Climbing and Nordic Enrollment Now Open

BEA Winter and Spring Climbing and Nordic program enrollment is now open. Click here to head directly to our new enrollment site. Our latest Climbing programs consist of Youth, Development and High School teams with our enthusiastic, professional coaching staff. Click here to check out our Climbing Program offerings. Nordic skiing programs for 2020 include […]