Racing & Teams

Featuring North America's only snowbound ski academy.

Schedule Your Event at Sugar Bowl. Sugar Bowl has had a rich and storied history in the sport of ski racing. From the famed Silver Belt race to the US National Alpine Championships, Sugar Bowl has always been a place where the best in the world love to compete. From Sugar Bowl Ambassador and World Champion Daron Rahlves, to the legendary Mahre brothers, or the likes of Stein Ericksen, or Billy the Kidd "The Bowl" has always been a place for the best in the world to compete.

Course Rental

Looking for a fun option to your group or corporate outing? Rent the Sugar Bowl Race Arena for part of the day. We'll put on a fun race for your group. If you want to make it a bit more challenging, then we can even set up the timers for your event!

For Masters Race Training and Coaching please contact the Race Department.

To rent the race arena:
Phone: (530) 426-6773
Email The Race Department
Ski racer making a hard left turn making contact with a Sugar Bowl race gate.

Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy

Sugar Bowl Ski Team racer getting ready to start a race.
Sugar Bowl Ski Team
The highly successful Sugar Bowl Ski Team provides alpine development, nordic development, winter awareness, as well as competitive alpine, freeride, and nordic ski programs for athletes ages 4 and up. While Sugar Bowl Ski Team alumni have gone on to become members of the U.S. Ski Team and to compete at the NCAA Division I level, SBST’s primary objective is to provide a fun environment in which kids learn to love the sport of skiing. They emphasize character development through the challenges faced here on Donner Summit. For more information and to register visit
Sugar Bowl Ski Team Member Making a hard turn through a Sugar Bowl gate.
Sugar Bowl Academy
A college preparatory high school for competitive alpine, nordic, and freeride skiers, Sugar Bowl Academy is a world-class educational institution recognized as one of the premier sports academies in the country. Sugar Bowl Academy student-athletes thrive on the dual pursuit of rigorous academics and competitive skiing in an environment that celebrates hard work and the pursuit of worthy goals. Graduates have gone on to some of the best colleges and universities in the country and many have continued their pursuit of skiing on NCAA teams at schools like Bates, Boston College, Dartmouth, Harvard, Middlebury, Saint Lawrence University and the University of Colorado. For more information visit

Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy Highlights
  • The only ski in/out Academy in the nation
  • Alumni include four former or current U.S. Ski Team members
  • Every year the SBST consistently qualifies over 40 athletes to compete in various Junior Championship events around the county – as many or more than any other program in the nation
  • The only ski academy that holds membership in the California Association of Independent Schools
  • • Graduates who matriculate to the top colleges and universities in the country (including Dartmouth, Middlebury, Bates, University of Chicago, UCLA)
  • Consistently have junior competitors with top world or national rankings