Sugar Bowl Academy Alpine Racers; Kathryn Parker and Louis Muhlen-Shulte, recently competed in races at Mt. Hotham and secured spots on the Australian National Alpine Ski Team in preparation for competing in the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
Two Sugar Bowl Academy 11th graders were recently named to the Australian National Alpine Ski Team (ANAST). Thirty-three athletes competed to earn one of twelve spots on the National Team. Both Kathryn Parker and Louis Muhlen-Shulte are on summer break and have been participating in skills camps and FIS races in Australia as part of the qualification process for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (WYOG) to be held in Lillihammer Norway this winter. Their selection was based on their performances during on-snow and physical fitness assessments as well as results in the GS and SL at Mt. Hotham. Parker and Muhlen-Schulte will be competing against and comparing themselves to the top FIS athletes in Australia in order to represent Australia at this winter’s Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Sugar Bowl Academy located in Norden, CA is the country’s only ski-in/ski-out ski academy. Sugar Bowl Academy inspires and empowers passionate, highly motivated students, setting the stage for competitive skiers to seek and celebrate challenge with grit, grace and courage. 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, Middlebury, Saint Lawrence