World Champion skier Daron Rahlves is the only American to win the legendary Hahnenkamm Downhill and Super·G race in Kitzbuhel, Austria.
Rahlves represents Sugar Bowl Resort in Norden, California near Lake Tahoe. There, he works with the ski academy and ski team passing on his knowledge from his ski racing success. He retired from ski racing in 2006 and is a member of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame along with LSSM Ambassador Glen Plake.
"Skiing is an amazing feeling and a great way to connect to the mountains. I've done it my entire life with family and friends and it's a huge part of me", says Rahlves. "Once you ski or snowboard down a mountain, your life will change."
Rahlves won 12 World Cup races, stood on the World Cup podium 28 times and took seven U.S. National titles. In 2001. he was the World Champion in Super G. He was named to five World Championships teams and four Winter Olympics teams.
Rahlves lives with his wife and two children at their home in Truckee, CA and balancing that out with a place at the beach in Encinitas, CA. For details go to www.daronrahlves.com.