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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

Spaceman Beats Duckworth by a Feather in 3rd SRC Race

Timing is everything! In the third SRC Race this season, Spaceman Winch ran the two NASTAR courses in a total time of 57.04 seconds, a feather ahead of Rick Duckworth, whose total was 57.06 seconds. Rick had the faster time on the Yellow course, but the Spaceman flew down the Blue course faster, and by […]

25 January 2018 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club NASTAR Results (Jan 11)

Surprise! Riley (Spaceman) Winch won the Jan 4 men’s race. Unfortunately, his times appear to have been reported to NASA instead of NASTAR, and he was omitted from the race results published here last week. All other racers please add one to your place in the first race, and shift to the appropriate spot on […]

18 January 2018 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club Opens the 2018 Season

After days of sub-zero and single digit temperatures, on January 4 the weather warmed to 20F with some sun and very little wind making for comfortable racing conditions on the course Sugarbush’s Racing Department prepared on the Racer’s Edge trail. Nine women and 28 men, about one third of the total Sugarbush Racing Club membership, […]

15 January 2018 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club Year End Banquet

Sugarbush Racing Club celebrated another successful season at its year-end banquet held on March 23rd at the Inn at the Round Barn Farm.   Always a well-attended event, this year 95 members and guests enjoyed good food and good friends in this quintessential Vermont barn setting, while eagerly awaiting the raffle results for prizes donated by […]

27 March 2017 / Read more

Sugarbush Racing Club Closes Out the Season

The Sugarbush Racing Club wrapped up its season on Thursday, March 9.  Two races were run on the Spring Fling Legends course.  Conditions were challenging for the faint of heart as the course was firm and fast. The first race, named for past club president John Wilson, saw 35 racers take on  the firm but […]

13 March 2017 / Read more