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Spring Break Ski Camp

Big Bear, CA – Longtime Snow Summit CEO and innovator, Dick Kun, brought the joy of skiing to the residents of Big Bear as well as all of Southern California. One of his passions was getting the local kids on the slopes at an early age and exposing them to a lifelong love of skiing. In honor of his legacy, donations have been made to fund the Dick Kun Kid’s Ski Camp. The camp begins on Monday, April 3rd, and ends on Friday, April 7th, and is open to kids in grades 3-7. It runs from 8:30am to noon...

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Michael Radford and Rachael DesRochers win Victor Alvarez Ski Championship

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 25, 2012 – The 2012 Victor Alvarez Memorial Ski Race was held on Saturday March 24th and as promised it was simply one of the best winter sporting contests of the year. Over 50 competitors showed up to see who would capture the title “fastest ski racers in Southern California”.  First the men’s field was narrowed to the top 32 qualifiers and the women’s was limited to the top 12.   Head to head dual giant slalom courses were set with horse gates in order to start competitors precisely together.  To get to the final four each skier had to complete and win a combination of 10 races during the day, in other words, speed and stamina were key to victory.  The top spot for men went to former Snow Summit Race Team member Michael Radford now skiing for Montana State University.  Second place was Kelly-Kai Tokunaga J1 Snow Summit Team racer and third went to Kyle Wormsbecker,  head coach for the Snow Summit Ski Team.  Fourth place went to John Michael Fabrizi local J2 Snow Summit ski team member. The women’s top racer was Rachael DesRochers former Snow Summit race team member taking first place.  Second was Karen Lundgren, race team coach and world famous mountain climber. Third was Sara Schacht race team coach and former race team member. Fourth place was Elle Williams and...

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Saturday Night League and Goldsmiths Race Results

Big Bear, Ca, February 13, 2012, 3:00pm – This past weekend brought a little snow to our valley, along with some ski races.  The Saturday Night Race League held their second race for the 18 and over crowd, with more racers showing up to participate in the series that helps support the Snow Summit Race Team.  Kelly Kai Tokanaga, who races for Snow Summit as a J1, was the fastest skier of the night at the age of 18 with Wade Reeser and Thad Epting taking 2nd and 3rd.  In remembrance on Stephanie Murphy who recently passed, her friends Kim Williams, Tracy Dowty and Tiffany Burton created Team Steph and raced in her memory.  On Sunday the 3rd Goldsmiths Race took place with 14 year old Evan Williams bringing the fastest time of the day with a combined time of 1 minute and 15 seconds.  Other winners in their respective categories were Mark Millson, Elliott Lebby, Sarah Auer, Chase Dowty, Elle Williams, Alec Burton, Mckinley Warren, John Boucher, Susan Kendell, Eugene Cleary, Granite Shelton, Trinity Dostrow, Devon Garber, Haley Hoskins, Jonas Simko, Makaela Baptista, Scarlett Brigham, Eric Miller, Sierra Kim, Nate Williams and Charlotte Miller. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31350.mp3|titles=Night league team...

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Adult Night League Starts & Snow Summit Race Team Represents!

Big Bear, Ca, January 30, 2012, 3:00pm – This past weekend the slopes were filled with people as skiers and snowboarders enjoyed great snow with wonderful southern California weather.  On Saturday and Sunday Snow Summit Race Team J-4 and J-5 racers competed in the Kyle Warren Memorial South Series giant slalom ski race.  Top finishers for the Snow Summit Race Team included Mckinley Warren, Emerson Warren, Johann Auer and Alec Burton who beat the competition both days by over 15 seconds.  Notably the J5 girls held their ground on Sunday against Team Mountain High with the six Snow Summit Race Team Girls taking the first top six spots, while on Saturday and Sunday J4 boys Emerson Warren, Johann Auer and Chase Dowty, all race team kids, battled it out for the top spot.  In the adult racing arena, the first race for the Adult Night League was held on Saturday Night, and race team coach Thad Epting of Team Tequila put down the fastest time with Wade Reeser of Team Goldsmith, Snow Summits Mountain Manager taking second place.  Kyle Wormsbecker, head coach for the Snow Summit Race Team invites everyone to come out and race.  The next night league race will be held on February 11th, and is open to anyone 18 and older. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31317.mp3|titles=Ski Race Results 1/29/...

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Saturday Night Race League

Big Bear, Ca, January 25, 2012, 3:00pm – Adult ski racing is back at Snow Summit for the second year after a hiatus.  The Saturday Night Race League, which is for adults 18 and older will start this Saturday, January  28th, and will feature a duel giant slalom style course.  Skiers and snowboarders can participate in the Giant Slalom race that takes place in the Jim Bollingmo Race Arena at the bottom of Miracle Mile, which is a viewer friendly slope, so spectators are welcome and invited to cheer on their friends and family.  Registration will take place from 3:30 to 5:30pm in the VIP Room located in Bear Bottom Lodge.  Inspection will take place from 5:00 to 5:45pm, with the race to start at 6:00pm.  The Saturday Night League is a fundraiser for the Snow Summit Race Team.  Skiers can create a team of three, and enter the team for the four race series for $300.00, which includes night lift ticket.  If you can only make it to one event, or choose to ski as an individual, the price is $25.00 per race, and teams or individuals can sign up early at Goldsmiths...

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