Thursday, March 12, 2015

Rahlves' Banzai Tour finals this weekend at Sugar Bowl

Banzai Master.....not!
The 5th annual Rahlves' Banzai Tour comes to a close Sunday, March 15 at Sugar Bowl. Sugar Bowl is the third and final stop on the tour that started at Alpine Meadows and then went to Kirkwood.

The event is open to skiers and riders over 18 years. Solo timed qualifying runs are on Saturday. The top 32 men ski/riders and top 16 women ski/riders will compete on Sunday in the finals with 4 competitors going down at a time. The top two in each round advance to the next rounds until the final four battle it out for the win.

The event at Sugar Bowl will feature the "Super Final" where the winners from each venue will ski against the USA Olympic ski racer, Winter X-games skier and "Banzai Master", Daron Rahlves.

The total prize purse for the 2015 Banzai Tour is $50,000 dollars. The winner of the Super Final wins $5,000 dollars.

Local radio coverage will be live for the Sunday finals on 101.5FM TruckeeTahoeRadio from 1-2pm.

The event is fun to watch along the course or at the finish. The finish area includes sponsor booths, food/drink vendors, an announcer, and Daron Rahlves.

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