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The Masters Racing program is for the Master racer who wants to continue their ski training and racing in a weekend adult program. Some of the participants compete in the New England Masters race series, while others just love to ski fast and train lots of gates. The training on varied terrain with dedicated program coaches will give an advantage to the master aged athlete who wants to continue to develop their technical and tactical skills. Typical equipment needs include: FIS approved GS Helmet (no GS ‘soft ears’), a GS suit, slalom protection gear, a back protector, and properly sized SL and GS skis. Participants are encouraged to become members of the United States Ski Association (USSA).

Requirements: USSA Masters Membership, FIS Approved GS Helmet (no ‘soft ears’)
Times: 8:30am to 2:30pm (Lunch Break 11:30am to 12:30pm)

The Master-Racing program also offers a Friday-Sunday (Masters + Friday) program for those Masters racers looking for more skiing and training. The Friday program runs from 9:00am-2:30pm on all non-holidays.
MASTERS 101 - M1

The Masters-M1 program is for the newer Master skier or racer who wants to improve their skiing skills, train in entry-level courses, and enjoy skiing Stratton with a like-minded group of adults. Participants will work on their skiing and training skills in a relaxed atmosphere and may join in with the Masters-Racing program once they are ready. Dedicated coaches will teach and guide the group through GS and SL skills, as well as free skiing fundamentals. This is a program for those looking to learn and have a fun time in the process. This is a morning program that runs from 8:30am - 11:30am.

Requirements: Helmet
Times: 8:30am to 11:30am

March 8-9-10

Please everyone enter the Nathan Carreira Memorial Race the race is March 17th and the format will be dual panel SL   YOU MUST PRE REGISTER FOR THIS RACE YOU CAN DO THIS at adminskiracing.com    We will not have training this Friday . Good luck to all competing in the Okemo events this week !!

This will be the training plan      :    Saturday SL skis      -     Sunday panel SL with the U19s     see you on the hill   !  

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Friday Training-Update

We've had an exciting weekend of racing!
  • 7 SWSC U12's are Headed to Piche's!
  • 10 SWSC U14's are headed to the VT State Champs at Stratton!
  • 2 SWSC U14's are headed to Piche's!
  • 2 SWSC U16's are headed to U16 Eastern Championships!
  • 9 SWSC U16's and U19's are headed to the Eastern High School Championships!
Wow!! Congratulations to the entire team! Everyone has been amazing and all the hard work over the season is paying off!
Friday Training Update
This coming Friday thru Sunday SWSC is hosting the Vermont U14 State Championships! This is an exciting event and a huge undertaking for the SWSC event team and coaching staff. 
With this, there will be no Friday training this week. All available coaching staff will be needed to run Friday's championship race. We don't cancel Friday training often, as we know it's an important training day for the team, but it's hard to find parent volunteers on Friday's and we are still not covered appropriately for the race. 
Please come and volunteer and cheer on the SWSC U14's at the State Champs!!


David A. Edry

SWSC Program Director

Stratton Mountain Resort

5 Village Lodge Road

Stratton Mountain, VT 05155

802.297.4075 (office)

978.505.8443 (cell)

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Nathan Carreira Memorial Dual Panel SL-Stratton

The 1st Annual Nathan Carreira Memorial Dual Panel SL
Stratton Mountain Vermont
Franks Fall Line
U14's, U16's, U19's, Masters

Sunday March 17th. All SWSC Should enter and race if you're not away at Championships!!


Check out the great Nathan Carreira Memorial Race Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xk6GmnVakeU&feature=youtu.be

To Register, go to: https://adminskiracing.com/node/185009

What is the Nathan M. Carreira Memorial Race?

  • A panel slalom scored ski race for USSA/VARA registered members hosted by the Stratton Mountain Winter Sports Club to honor Nathan Carreira’s (2003-2018) memory.
  • Nathan was an accomplished alpine racer who took his own life in March 2018. At the time of his passing, a group of Nathan’s closest ski friends decided a race event would be the best way to celebrate his life because he was so passionate about skiing and smiled brightest on the slopes.

When is this year’s event?

  • The first annual race is taking place on March 17th, 2019 at Stratton Mountain. It is expected to attract approximately 250 racers from the Southern Vermont community along with their spectating parents, siblings and friends.

Why should you support this event?

  • The goal of this event is to have a fun, annual ski race that strengthens and builds community while celebrating Nathan’s life and his love for skiing. The event is also an opportunity to educate the community about teen suicide and ways to help.
  • Funds raised from the event will go to the Nathan M. Carreira Endowment Fund at the Stratton Foundation. The Stratton Foundation's mission is to assist local children, teens, and families in Southern Vermont, helping them meet basic human needs in order to live a safe and fulfilling life. Nathan's endowment is a branch of this foundation and has already positively impacted those in the Southern Vermont community by providing a suicide prevention training and education program to the public.
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MARCH 1-2-3

Please enter the Nate Carreira race to be held on March 17th you can register on   adminskiracing.com    

Here is the plan for this week : Friday  SL skis   - Saturday SL skis - Sunday GS skis       

Be sure to check out Sprongo video        SEE YOU ON THE HILL !   cant believe its March all ready ???

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Feb 20-21-22-23-24

if you registered for the Wednesday and Thursday Camp this will be the plan - WED  AM + PM GS / Thurs  SL AM + PM 

FRIDAY  GS skis        Saturday  SL skis   Sunday  GS skis         Thought for the week : level shoulders / upper body facing down the hill ! 

Check Sprongo for your video !        see you on the hill !  

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