Ski Challenge Fall E-News | September 27, 2019
"Kildow's Climb" - Buck Hill Honors Lindsey Vonn with Rope Tow Dedication
Ski Challenge members gathered together at Buck Hill on Monday, September 23 to help honor Lindsey Vonn. Buck Hill named the rope tow on Olympic Dreams "Kildow's Climb" in honor of Vonn.  

Along with the Ski Challenge crowd, members of the Buck Hill Ski team, Buck Hill D-team, St Olaf Alpine, various high school alpine racers, Burnsville City leaders, and many others joined in to celebrate the occasion.  

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Registration is Now Open!
Register for multiple teams and events, fill out your liability waiver, and pay all on ONE form! Register and pay now before prices go up!  Price goes up after October 31 for regular season racing.

Wait List - Need to find a racer to add to your roster? Check out our wait list. If you would like to join a new league, or add a league to your season, let us know and we will add you to the wait list.

Schedule Changes for Sunday Racers
Attention Sunday racers :  

There are some updates to the schedule for Sundays at both Wild Mountain and Buck Hill for the upcoming season.

Wild Mountain Sunday Racing all leagues
  • No races - January 19 and January 26
  • Make up - SATURDAY, January 18 (week 3)
  • Make up - SUNDAY, February 23 (this will be week 7)

Buck Hill Sunday Racing AM Leagues
  • No races - February 9
  • Make up - SUNDAY, February 23 (this will be week 7)
  • Sunday PM is on as scheduled for February 9

Calendar of Events
To See a complete Calendar of events including Race Schedules, Sponsor Events and Sales, and Swaps, follow the link below:

Upcoming Sales, Swaps & Open Houses
Joe's Preseason Sale - September 26-29
Buck Hill Tent Sale - September 27-29
Pierce Oktoberfest - October 4-7
Hyland (Gilboa) Swap - October 25-27
Jackson Hole Race Camp
Friday-Sunday ~ December 13-15
Get your Ski Legs Under You!
The Jackson Hole Race camp is a great way to kick off your season. Get three days of instruction and race training. Participants are broken down into groups of around five people per coach.

The camp includes video analysis, gate training, drills, and a race on the last day. Stay an extra day on the front end or back end of the camp and get a great deal on lift tickets with the Ski Challenge discount!

We have a big group signed up already! Don't miss out! Click on the link below for more information and to see who is going so far!
The Alpenhof is offering lodging for a great deal to all race camp participants and their guests! Click on the link to the left for more info!
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Getting Fit to enhance Performance and minimize Injuries
Even though we are racing for "Serious Fun", it's still important to be in the best shape possible to ski the fastest we can and avoid injury.

Jeff Meland is the owner and trainer of Northstar Performance Training in Burnsville. Jeff offers a Fall Session to all Ski Challenge members and their friends and family at Northstar Performance. These sessions are on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7-8 pm. Even though we are a few weeks into this training, you can still join in! Every little bit helps!

Jeff also offers general adult training sessions on Monday and Wednesdays from 5:30-7 pm.

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Barb and Dave Everson