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CMAC Ski Racing

Crystal Mountain Alpine Club (CMAC) has been partnering with Crystal Mountain Resort from its inception in 1963. Since then, thousands of youth have come through the program to become lifelong talented all-mountain skiers, with some going on to race in college, on the US national team and even at the Olympics.

CMAC’s philosophy is to provide programs that are fun and enjoyable for all participants while developing strong skiing skills learned through structured training and directed free skiing using the entire mountain. This creates strong racers and excellent skiers with a deep love of the sport. The CMAC philosophy not only develops successful ski racers, but skiers who will participate in the sport throughout their lives. This philosophy also develops life skills that transcend sports.

In collaboration with Crystal Mountain, CMAC hosts several races each season. As well as being great opportunities for the racers to compete and have fun, parent volunteers get to enjoy the ski racing community and learn more about the sport through these events.

CMAC Programs

There is a range of programs from the Mighty Mite Prep program for first-time racers through to top level racing for high school athletes and even a master’s program for those who want to continue racing as adults. These programs are:

Some getting-started resources

Here are some super useful resources for getting going this season:
  1. CMAC's FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) has a tremendous amount of information for new and returning families.
  2. Equipment and clothing: lots of tips to be sure you've go the right gear. There you can find a link to the CMAC ski sizing guide
  3. Volunteering is critical to putting on a ski race! Learn about volunteering at CMAC and get signed up ASAP. 


Sign up for CMAC text messaging today! Info is here (site login is required.)

CMAC 2020 Awards and slide show

In place of the annual spring banquet, we've posted the annual awards here. Also, check out the wonderful slide show recapping the last season! 


Like everything else in our lives, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted CMAC. Here is the latest update. (August 31, 2020)

MIssed the latest CMAC news emails?

  • If you've missed any CMAC emails, you can read the recent ones here.
  • To get the team email specific to your athlete's program, be sure you add your email to their profile following these instructions.  

Contact us

If you have any questions about CMAC, feel free to contact the Program Director Alan Lauba or the Program Administrator Dale Koetke.

CMAC Newsletters

Subscribe to the CMAC Mail List. An archive of past mails is located here.

To get the team communications specific to your athlete's program, be sure you add your email to their profile following these instructions

Sprongo video registration

Register now for access to Sprongo training videos for the entire season! 


Season Race Schedule


Crystal Mountain Founders Club scholarship Awards announced

Congratulations to Graham Barwick, Annaliese Frohlich, Sydney Kraabel and Owen Snyder-Smith for being awarded a 2020-2021 Crystal Mountain Founders Club scholarship. Thank you again to the Founders Club for their continued support of CMAC athletes! 

CMAC is a member of the Pacific Northwest Ski Association division of US Ski and Snowboard.   

Upcoming Social Events

Welcome Farr Law Group: silver sponsor 

CMAC would like to welcome the Farr Law Group to our club.

They are the newest addition to CMAC’s Sponsor Pool and are supporting us at the Silver Sponsorship Level.

Farr Law Group is a trusts and estates boutique. They focus in a few specific areas: estate planning, estate litigation, and probate and trust administration.  By limiting their practice, they deliver the highest and best value. Chances are they’ve seen the problem before and know how to solve it.  

Farr Law Group is located at 1110 Stevenson Ave. Suite 100 Enumclaw, WA.   Phone 360-825-6581 or visit the website at http://www.farrlawgroup.com/.  

A special thank you to Owen and Megan who are both attorneys at Farr Law Group. They have two daughters Alice a U12 and Aggie a U10 who are both in our Sunday Race program. 

News & Results

Northwest Cup Final Season Standings

Team results:

  • 1st Overall, 1st in Women, 1st in Men 

 Women (to 10th place):

  • Annie Frohlich – 1st Overall, 1st in SL, 1st in GS, 1st in SG, 4th in DH
  • Sydney Kraabel – 3rd Overall, 2nd in DH, 3rd in SL, , 4th in GS, 5th in SG
  • Evie Wright – 3rd in SG, 9th in SL
Men (to 10th place):
  • Zach Derwin – 2nd Overall, 2nd in SL, 3rd in GS, 6th in DH
  • Owen-Snyder Smith – 6th Overall, 4th in SL
  • Graham Barwick – 8th Overall, 4th in DH, 7th in SL, 10th in SG
  • Win Flaggert – 8th in DH

Full results here.

Bantam Cup Results

CMAC athletes had lots of great results at the White Pass Bantam Cup!  Here are the top-5 results:


  • Caelen Meharg – 1st SL, 2nd GS
  • Charlie Steward – 2nd SL, 1st GS
  • Auguste Bouffard (future CMAC’er) – 3rd GS
  • Brighton Hart – 1st SL, 1st GS
  • Canyon Osborn – 2nd SL, 2nd GS
  • Evelyn Hale – 5th GS
  • Finley Phillips – 4th SL
  • Drew Hixon – 4th SL
  • Parker Trulson – 4th GS
  • Gabriel Caccia – 1st SL, 1st GS
  • Moira Kinney – 3rd SL
  • Cerridwen Meharg – 4th SL
  • Piper Stone – 5th SL
  • Danique Weisbeek – 2nd GS
  • Madalyn Neal – 4th GS
  • Deeson Patterson – 2nd SL, 3rd GS

U16 Final Season Standings

Team results:

  • 1st Overall, 1st in Women, 1st in Men

 Women (to 10th place):

  • Annie Frohlich – 1st Overall, 1st in SL, 1st in GS, 1st in SG
  • Sydney Kraabel – 2nd Overall, 2nd in SL, 3rd in GS, 2nd in SG
  • Piper Davis – 9th in SL, 9th in SG

 Men (to 10th place):

  • Win Flaggert – 6th Overall, 3rd in SL, 4th in GS, 8th in SG
  • Ollie Loeser – 9th Overall, 6th in SL, 5th in GS, 10th in SG
  • Ben Albrecht – 9th in SG

Full results here.

Race results

See the latest race results from our CMAC athletes:

Special offer from Xevo Optics

One of our CMAC sponsors is Xevo Optics and they are again making a special deal available to CMAC families: Xevo Optics is offering a huge 60% discount to CMAC families using the discount code "CMAC" during checkout.

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Order your hats, shirts and hoodies now for the upcoming season at the CMAC Store.  All proceeds benefit CMAC's Fund for Excellence. 

Crystal Webcam

Avalanche Safety

Here's a great video on avalanche safety. With all the recent snow, this is worth another review. 


When you're shopping at Amazon, start from our AmazonSmile link. When you do, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to CMAC!


Join the CMAC Alumni Facebook group today!


You can read recent newsletters, text messages and follow CMAC on Facebook!

CMAC Race Photos

All CMAC Race Photos have been uploaded and ready to view and purchase here. Please feel free to contact Bret with any questions (360-663-2246, 253-732-6088 cell/text, or bret@vanostrom.com).

Learn to take care of you gear the right way!  Read John Ellis' Tuning Blog!

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