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Fast Facts

List of 13 items.

  • 106

  • 40

    faculty and coaches
  • 6

    Average class size
  • 6

    countries represented by students
  • 2/3

    male students
  • 1/3

    female students
  • 1/2

  • 1/2

    Day students
  • 50%

    Alpine Athletes
  • 20%

    Snowboard and Ski Cross Athletes
  • 20%

    Freestyle Athletes
  • 10%

    Backcountry Athletes
  • >55%

    Receive Financial Aid and/or Scholarship

Alumni Fast Facts

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  • 11

    X Games Competitors - 10 Medals
  • 13

    Olympians and 8 medals - 3 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze
  • 26

    NCAA and USCSA All Americans
  • 39

    National Team Members
  • 8 times

    Best Big Mountain Snowboarder of the Year


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  • Celebrating the Inaugural Season of The Podium Project

    In March, our ski community’s greatest supporters and champions from Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley Academy, Colby College, the Sugarloaf Ski Club, and the University of Maine Farmington came together to celebrate the inaugural season of The Podium Project at Sugarloaf Mountain. The Podium Project is a collaborative vision launched in 2022 to provide optimal training opportunities to athletes by offering a centralized training venue and dedicated surface lift that results in more time on snow.
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  • Special Olympics

    After a three year pause due to COVID, the CVA community welcomed our friends from Special Olympics Maine back to Sugarloaf for a special on-snow training day in February.
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  • The Podium Project

    On Tuesday, December 27th, Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) officially opened the CVA Colby T-bar, realizing a 40-year dream of a new and improved training venue at Sugarloaf. The new high-speed surface lift, situated between a widened Competition Hill and the Narrow Gauge trail, coupled with state-of-the-art snowmaking, provides an ideal training ground for competitive skiers and snowboarders. 
    The capital project, called The Podium Project, is the result of a partnership between CVA, Sugarloaf, Sugarloaf Ski Club, Colby College, and the University of Maine Farmington (UMF). The venue helps position Sugarloaf as a world-class, early-season destination for training.
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Carrabassett Valley Academy is a Private Middle & High School at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine, offering a balance of college preparatory academics and competitive ski & snowboard training.