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Press Releases

Jay 1 Fire Department Wins 24th Annual Firefighters’ Giant Slalom Race at Sunday River Resort

Proceeds from the Firefighters’ Race ($1,000) will be donated by Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation, in partnership with Sunday River Resorts, to “A Lieutenant Walsh - Firefighter Kennedy Memorial Fund,” in support of both families who lost loved ones in last week’s Boston fire.

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Gus Kenworthy Wins The Sixth Annual Dumont Cup At Sunday River Resort

Gus Kenworthy captured his second Dumont Cup victory on Saturday at Sunday River. Fellow Olympians Nick Goepper and Bobby Brown took second and third, respectively.

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The 2014 Dumont Cup Finalists

The Finalists are Set for The Sixth Annual Dumont Cup at Sunday River Resort in Maine -- Finals begin at 1:30 p.m. EST

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Dumont Cup Semifinal Pro/AM Start List

Athlete Bib Numbers for Semifinals

March 29, 2014

Check out the list of amateurs taking on the pros during today's semifinals. Final start list will be annouced later today and byt the end of the day, a new Dumont Cup Champion will be named. 

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Semifinalists Set for The Sixth Annual Dumont Cup at Sunday River Resort

A field of 83 amateur competitors was whittled to 22 after a full day of high-flying antics at The Dumont Cup on Friday

March 28, 2014

After two qualifying sessions, 22 amateur (Saturday, March 29 update) competitors remain and will move on to the next round, Saturday's semifinals. There they'll compete against the largest roster of professional skiers at The Dumont Cup to date: Olympian Bobby Brown and Torin Yater-Wallace; McRae Williams, Alex Schlopy (also a past Dumont Cup Champion), Matt Walker, Alex Beaulieu-Marchand, Chris Laker, Vinnie Gagnier, PK Hunder, and Kai Mahler. Come tomorrow's finals, 12 of these athletes will advance to compete against last year's Dumont Cup podium who also happens to be this year's Olympic slopestyle podium.  


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Sunday River Resort Celebrates Maine Maple Weekend

Sunday River hosts a weekend of maple madness from March 21 to 23, including the season's last mid-mountain Peak Dinner, Sugaring House tours, and more

March 18, 2014

Maple sugaring has been a springtime New England tradition since before "New England" even existed, and Mainers have been in the syrup business for about three centuries. Sunday River offers an entire weekend of maple-related festivities to coincide with Maine Maple Sunday, a statewide celebration of Maine's rich maple sugaring history.

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Ski free this spring at Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon with purchase of a 14/15 season pass

Passes on sale starting March 15

March 10, 2014

With access to three of New England's premier resorts-Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon Mountain-the New England Pass is the season pass of choice for skiers and snowboarders. Now, when you purchase a 2014/15 New England Pass in full, you also get to use it to ski for the rest of this season beginning on March 17.

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Simon Dumont and Sunday River Host Sochi Slopestyle Olympic Medalists and 2014 Winter Olympians at Dumont Cup

Dumont Cup will bring together past and current champions for the East's Largest Freeskiing Event

March 10, 2014

On March 28 and 29, 2014, the world's top professional and amateur freeskiers will compete side-by-side in what is the largest-and only major-freeskiing event in the East: The 6th Annual Dumont Cup at Sunday River Resort in Newry, Maine. Cash and prizes valued at $20k are up for grabs, along with the opportunity to compete with-and potentially beat-the first-ever Gold, Silver, and Bronze Freeskiing slopestyle medalists, all of whom are signed up to compete in this year's Dumont Cup.

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Spring Events at Sunday River Resort

Our second-favorite season at Sunday River? It's a three-way tie, but spring is right there in the mix, thanks to all of the exciting events that also happen to support great causes.

March 4, 2014

From racing firefighters and cutthroat chili chefs to Jimmy Buffet fans and pond skimmers, spring at Sunday River is always a good time for a good cause.

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Lib Tech's Near Canada Open Returns to Sunday River Resort

The most creative snowboarding competition NEAR Canada hits Sunday River's slopes on March 15, 2014

March 3, 2014

Last year, Lib Tech, which builds "b*itchin'" handmade boards really close to Canada (but not in Canada) pulled together the Near Canada Open, which is precisely what it claims to be: a rad snowboarding competition near our neighbor to the nord. Sunday River happens to be near Canada. Thus, Lib Tech is coming back for a second year on March 15 with the help of Snowboarder Magazine, Eastern Boarder, and Crab Grab.

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The 6th Annual Dumont Cup Hits Sunday River Resort

The largest pro-am freestyle skiing competition in the East returns to Sunday River's slopes March 28-29, 2014

February 24, 2014

The AFP platinum-rated Dumont Cup, which happens to be the only platinum-rated slopestyle event, is the largest pro-am freeskiing competition in the East and it's coming back to Sunday River Resort March 28-29, 2014.

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Take Supper to New Heights with Sunday River Resort’s Peak Dinners

Specialty dinners at Sunday River’s mid-mountain Peak Lodge set a higher dining standard

February 11, 2014

Sunday River offers a variety of specialty dinners at its mid-mountain Peak Lodge throughout the season, and some favorites are coming up in February and March. From meals built around local beer and wine to family dinners and five-coursers, there's a Peak Dinner to pique everyone's interest.

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Woodward Mini Camp Tour Comes To Sunday River Resort

The legendary action sports camp is bringing an action-packed, two-day clinic to Sunday River March 22-23

February 10, 2014

If watching the U.S. freeski and snowboard athletes fly through the air with the greatest of ease has you or someone you know set on becoming the next medaled athlete, or even the cameraman responsible for shooting one of these world-renowned events, look no further than the Woodward Mini Camp Tour, coming to the slopes of Sunday River March 22-23.

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Video Games Event Returns to Sunday River Resort

Social media-fueled freestyle scavenger hunt to hit the slopes of Sunday River again on February 15, 2014

February 5, 2014

The Video Games Event series (VGE), presented by GoPro, will again bring its high jinks to Sunday River Resort this month. VGE is a "digital mountain sports series" that combines riding and on-mountain experiences with creative digital endeavors: filming and editing.

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Have a Royal—No, Presidential—Ball at Sunday River Resort

Come celebrate the births of our founding fathers and commercialized romance during Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Vacation Week at Sunday River

February 4, 2014

Sunday River Resort is offering ski and stay packages from just $139 per person, per night for the duration of Presidents' Week and a special deal for Presidents' Weekend: Book by Feb 10 and save $100. With specialty dinners, après parties, and family-friendly fun, Sunday River is your premier destination for Presidents' Vacation Week in 2014.

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Sunday River's Fourth Annual White Out Weekend (WOW!)

Sunday River's annual three-day PRIDE party gets a patriotic twist just in time for Sochi

January 28, 2014

White Out Weekend (also known as WOW!) is when Sunday River gets both proud and loud. Come up and join the party (a weekend-long party) from Friday, Feb. 7 to Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.

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Sunday River to Host Winter Wild Uphill Race This Saturday

January 20, 2014

In an effort to bolster interest and participation in active living events among outdoor enthusiasts, Sunday River will host the third stop of Team AMP's (Athletes Multisport Partnership) Winter Wild eight-race series this Saturday, January 25. The Winter Wild Race asks participants to do something not typically done in the world of downhill: go uphill

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OFF-ROAD RACING BRINGS NEW HEAD-TO-HEAD CHALLENGE TO THE SLOPES

January 6, 2014

An off-road truck race like no other, Red Bull Frozen Rush will bring eight 900-horsepower Pro4 trucks and their experienced professional drivers to the slopes of Maine's renowned Sunday River Resort for a head-to-head race on the steep and unpredictable snowy terrain.   Conquering the slopes doesn't come without its set of technical challenges. Each racing truck has to be specifically modified in order to adapt to the harsh weather conditions. One-of-a-kind spiked and specially designed large Mud-Terrain tires from BFGoodrich's Research and Development team will arm all eight veteran motorsports racers as they climb the nearly mile-long course, racing head-to-head and ascending 550 vertical feet before returning again to the base of the hill.

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Sunday River Resort to Open White Heat

The “longest steepest widest lift-serviced expert trail in the East” opens Saturday, December 14for the 25th consecutive season

December 14, 2013

On Saturday, December 14, Sunday River Resort will kick off its birthday weekend celebration - Winterfest Weekend - with another milestone: The 25th consecutive opening of the "longest steepest widest lift-serviced expert trail in the East"-White Heat. 

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Sunday River Resort Celebrates Its Favorite Season With Winterfest Weekend 2013

A full weekend of exciting events from ugly sweaters to $5 night skiing lift tickets

December 10, 2013

At Sunday River Resort, we're not rattled by Friday the 13th. Especially since this month, it happens to coincide with the start of one of the season's most terrific weekends: Winterfest Weekend. Saturday, December 14 will be packed with ways to make merry and Sunday is Maine Day.

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