Job Announcement: Nordic Director at Bend Endurance

Nordic Program Director Job Announcement The Bend Endurance Academy has an immediate opening for the Nordic Program Director position located in beautiful Bend, Oregon. This position is primarily responsible for coordinating and supervising all aspects of our growing Nordic Program and supports the general operations of the organization. The Bend Endurance Academy is a 501(c)(3) […]

2018 Cyclocross Nationals

Our trip to Cyclocross Nationals is always a very big learning experience for all of the Riders and they take away important lessons from their experience that helps them define what they want out of the following season. This year, we had 16 athletes from our Academy team, but we met former athletes & coaches, […]

Bend Endurance Academy Announces New Executive Director

Sandy Visnack of Bend, Oregon has been named the next Executive Director of the Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) by the organization’s governing board. Ms. Visnack will assume this new role on January 8, 2018. “We are excited to announce the selection of Sandy Visnack to be our next Executive Director,” says Ellen Grover, BEA Board […]

Nordic Elite Team: Meet Dakota and Akeo

Meet our Nordic Elite Team Athletes: Dakota Blackhorse von Jess and Akeo Maifeld-Carucci Some of you may know their names, others have maybe seen them spinning laps on Skyliners this summer and some yet might not know that BEA is home to two professional skiers. We are excited to formally introduce you to the Bend Endurance […]

Meet Coach Jesse

Meet Coach Jesse Nordic Competition Team Head Coach Born and raised in Jackson Hole, WY, Jesse Knori was surrounded by an endless outdoor playground that connected her to an awesome Nordic community for a lifelong love of skiing. Jesse recently graduated from CU Boulder and competed at the U23 World Championships this year. She’s excited by the […]

BEA Executive Director Decides to Step Down

For Immediate Release Jully 5, 2017 Bend, OR ​ The Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) Board of Directors announced today that Ben Husaby, its founding Executive Director, has decided to step down from his position after eight years of leading the organization. BEA is a Bend-based non-profit organization that offers kids the opportunity to learn, play, […]

High Desert Gravel Grinder – Volunteers Needed

BEA Friends, Families, and Supporters; Bend Endurance Academy is the event beneficiary of the upcoming High Desert Gravel Grinder coming up June 4th.  As part of BEA being the event beneficiary of this great biking event, we will need to source and staff about 20 volunteer spots.  This is a great opportunity for our participants and families […]