The weekend will bring family-friendly competition, race clinics as well as activities, entertainment and giveaways out of the Cuties California Clementines tent, located in Telluride’s Heritage plaza.
Olympian Caroline Lalive will be out to the slopes hosting morning ski clinics on Saturday and Sunday morning and getting to know the racers. Families and friends will be encouraged during these days to race the NASTAR course as teams with the two highest scoring members contributing to the team score. Awards will be presented after Saturday and Sunday's race to the top Family teams and the top Friends Teams, with the FASTEST Family Team from each day’s competition walking away with a custom Cuties HD Flip Video Camera!
The NASTAR venue is located in the Mountain Village Express lift pod, on the Butterfly trail. Access the course via the Village Express Lift [Lift 4] or the Gondola from the Village.
Schedule of Events
10am – 11:30am Race Clinic
Race clinics will be run on the course by the Nastar Pacesetter, Caroline Lalive. Participants will receive world class coaching on the race hill and discuss general race topics and tactics such as inspecting the course, starting, turning and the finish.
11:30am – 1 pm
Family Challenge Race Begins, Session One
1:30 pm - 3pm
Family Challenge Race Begins, Session Two
Awards & Autograph signings at the Cuties tent
More about Caroline Lalive
Hometown: Steamboat Springs, CO
Years on Team: 13
Three-time National Champion
- Olympics: 1998, 2002, ’06
- World Championships: ’99, ’00, ’01, ’03, ‘05
- Career: 5 World Cup top-3s, 25 other top-10s
- 2nd in ’06 Val d’Isere World Cup DH
- 2nd in '02 Zauchensee World Cup DH
- 3rd in '02 Lake Louise super World Cup SG
- 2nd in two combined events ('00, '01)
- '99 World Juniors Champions
After retiring in April 2009, the Olympian and World Cup Champion, went back and finished school. Currently, she resides and works in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, as a medical esthetician as well as enjoys coaching US Ski Team development and junior camps, while working as a personal trainer for professional/amateur athletes.