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Summer Lives On At Sunday River Resort

Don’t get your skis out just yet, there are still plenty of ziplining, wife-carrying, and culinary adventures to be had!

August 20, 2014

The nights are getting cooler and the days are becoming shorter in the Western Mountains of Maine. Before you bail on summer entirely or head back to school, remember that Sunday River Resort is still offering plenty of summertime activities.

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Sunday River Resort Announces $5 Million in Capital Investments for 2014-15

Playing to its strengths, Sunday River boosts operational, events, and training capabilities, and cuts a new 10-acre glade

August 11, 2014

Sunday River Resort recently announced that it will benefit from $5 million in capital improvements for the 2014-15 winter. Last season, parent company Boyne Resorts invested $5.7 million in Sunday River, and with the upcoming projects, Boyne will have invested more than $40 million in the Newry, Maine resort since 2007.

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Enter to Win Your Wife’s Weight In Beer

Registration for the 2014 North American Wife Carrying Championship opens Monday, August 4

July 30, 2014

Registration for one of Sunday River Resort's 50 highly coveted couple spots  for the 15th Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship opens on Monday, August 4 at noon. The grand prize? Fame and a small fortune of beer, equal to the wife's weight, plus five times her weight in cash. 

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15th Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship on Saturday, October 11, 2014

Registration opens Monday, August 4, 2014

July 16, 2014

For a sport with Finnish roots, the North American Wife Carrying Championship happens to be one of Maine's hottest fall events, drawing thousands of spectators to Sunday River Resort, not to mention national and international athletes and worldwide media coverage each year.

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3,500 Athletes Take on the Mountains of Sunday River Resort

Sold-out Tough Mountain Challenge obstacle mud event scheduled for Saturday, July 26

July 9, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, 3,500 pre-registered racers will take to the snowless slopes of Sunday River to compete in the resort's fastest growing summer event-the aptly named Tough Mountain Challenge. 

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Events Race Into Sunday River Resort During the Month of July

July 2, 2014

Sunday River Resort kicks into event mode this month with the first Full Moon Dinner of the summer (July 11) and the return of annual crowd favorites, including the New England Forest Rally (July 18-19), the Northeast European Motorcycle Rally (July 24-27), and the Tough Mountain Challenge (July 26).

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Sunday River Resort Opens Summer Adventure Park Thursday with Addition of L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

Retailer and resort partner to offer ultimate outdoor experience

June 23, 2014

Sunday River Resort opens for the summer this Thursday, June 26, offering a number of warm weather activities, including mountain biking, scenic lift rides, and zipline tours. Sunday River is also working with L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools for the first time ever to bring clinics, classes, and tours in kayaking, hiking, geocaching, stand-up paddleboarding, and archery to the resort.

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Summer at Sunday River Resort

Mountain destination to open its Adventure Park for the summer on June 26, 2014

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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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