From Jack Dunn, BMSA Managing Director
Mountain Ski Area (BMSA) starts a summer camp program for young
gay and lesbian athletes.
on June 30th of 2007 BMSA is launching a new summer camp program
aimed at providing a nurturing environment and high altitude training
for the nation's best young gay and lesbian athletes.
in the past BMSA hosted smaller sports events this program is designed
from ground up to address issues of homophobia in intramural events.
Coach William E. Langdon has been hired as the program director.
highly selective 2007 summer camp draws top performing athletes
from high schools and colleges from over 40 states.
can say I've been fortunate that the question of my sexual orientation
has never been an issue with my teammates. From talking to the new
friends I have made here at Brokeback Mountain Ski Area I can see
that my experience is unfortunately unique," says Lucas B.
Goodman who is one of this year's young athletes at the camp.
is confident that the program will grow to become a major summer
destination for talented gay and lesbian youth athletes from all
over the United States.
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