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Sugarbush Race Club braves the cold

Despite an overnight low of 0F, the Sugarbush Resort Race Department set beautiful courses early in the morning of Feb 28. The sun came out and the temperature soared into the teens. William Nye, the pacesetter, had times of 29.18 sec on the Yellow Course and 29.25 sec on the Blue. Most of the SRC […]

6 March 2019 / Read more

Winter Interlude Dinner Dance

Sugarbush Racing Club held its annual Winter Interlude dinner dance Tuesday, Feb. 5. The dance, at Avalanche, was an enormous success, with the sixty odd members in attendance all departing with broad grins half an hour after the scheduled end. The pot-luck dinner was excellent. One member observed that pot-luck is usually excellent, because everyone […]

14 February 2019 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club Jan 24 Race Cancelled

Sugarbush Racing Department cancelled the race because the weather had made the course too icy for safety. The Sugarbush Racing Club is grateful for the emphasis on safety and appreciates both the difficulty of deciding to cancel a scheduled race, and the judgment of the Racing Department in cancelling when necessary. The Women’s World Cup […]

29 January 2019 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club’s Second Race Jan. 17

Sugarbush Racing Club does almost the same thing every week: get ready to race, race, and party. Could sound boring, but members find the races exciting, even though the prize money is less than it is in FIS. This year SRC racers are wearing numbered bibs. It makes it easier to find yourself in the […]

24 January 2019 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club News

Sugarbush Racing Club’s race scheduled for Jan 10 was cancelled due to weather. SRC’s first NASTAR race of the season was held Thursday, Jan 3. The women’s results appeared in last week’s Valley Reporter, but the men’s did not. Results for men in the Jan 3 race are: Riley “Spaceman” Winch posted the fastest time: […]

24 January 2019 / Read more

SRC: Ready, Race, Rock – Repeat

Sugarbush Race Club held its first Race Training Clinic on Jan 2. The instructor, Chuck Goller, explained that shaped ski technology has made good skiing technique and good racing technique almost identical. Using the ski shape to carve a turn is the fastest and most efficient way to make a turn. This is great news […]

7 January 2019 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club 2019: Ready, Race, Rock

  SRC’s 2019 schedule features three training events to get ready, eleven races, and seventeen social events to rock. The number of events roughly indicates the relative importance of the activities, except for the social events, which are seriously undervalued. The first training event will be Wed, Jan 2, from 9 to 11 AM on […]

24 December 2018 / Read more

SRC Awards Banquet Fundraiser

The Sugarbush Racing Club marked the end of the race season with an Awards Banquet fundraiser March 22 at the Inn at the Round Barn. Each SRC party includes fundraising for Vermont Adaptive, but the silent auction at the Award Banquet added more than $3000 to the amount to be donated to Vermont Adaptive. Thank you to all […]

31 March 2018 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club Fun Race March 16 10:30 AM

SRC’s annual Fun Race theme is “Spring Break at the Beach.” The way this year’s weather has been, the Sugarbush beach could mimic Miami, Florida, or Barrow, Alaska. Colorful costumes are encouraged, but not required. Two runs on the Racer’s Edge courses are free for SRC members. Additional runs are possible at usual NASTAR rates, but a free lunch begins in the Valley House at 11:30 and you won’t want to be late. The following week, dieting is encouraged, and always required.

12 March 2018 / Read more

Two Challenging SRC Races One Day

Sugarbush Racing Club races #5 and #6 were run March 1 under challenging course conditions. The two races were run the same day to make up for previous weather cancellations. Eleven women and 31 men started the first race. Nine women and 28 men finished both Yellow and Blue runs on Spring Fling. Then the […]

8 March 2018 / Read more

Terry Barbour teaches SRC powder skiing

Snow conditions caused cancellation of the Feb 8 races, but the disappointment was eased when Sugarbush Ski & Ride School Director Terry Barbour treated 14 SRC members to a free lesson on skiing in powder. Tom “TBone” Powers assisted Terry.  Terry instructed the group and demonstrated techniques. The group followed Terry down the trails, and […]

15 February 2018 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club February 1 Results

After a bye week to accommodate World Cup Telemark races, SRC NASTAR racing moved from the Racer’s Edge course on Lower Snowball to the Legends course on Spring Fling. Chad Koenig was the pacesetter, as he had been for the last race. The par time on Racer’s Edge was 24.4 seconds. The par time on […]

8 February 2018 / Read more