East Coast Pond Skimming Championships

2015 East Coast Pond Skimming Championships

Saturday, April 18, 2015

With the title of King of Spring, Sugarloaf couldn't end the season without a goggle-tanning, skin burning spring event right in front of the Beach! Get your snorkels, jump skis, costumes and floaties ready for the East Coast Pond Skimming Championships at Sugarloaf on Saturday, April 18. Who could go wrong with flamingos, open water, prize tosses, trophies and people skimming across a pond? Nobody....that's who.

Only one Grand Champion will be crowned, so be sure to give it your all. Although, there are prizes for some other categories and prize tosses as well, so most will leave with some swag. Good luck!

Location: The Landing (In front of Base Lodge)

Cost: Free!

Registration: Registration is in Maple Room of Base Lodge (near Urban Sugar). Bibs will be awarded to the first 150 people. (max cap is 150)

Format: Each skimmer will be allowed to take (1) run through the pond. All skimmers will drop in bib order at the start position.

Course Access: Ride the Skidway chair, located on the skier's right side of the Landing to access the skimming course. Valid lift ticket or season pass required. If you'd like to hike to the start, you MUST get an uphill travel pass at Guest Services for $10.

Liability Release: If you are under 18, you'll need mom or dad to sign this liability release form. If you print it off here and bring it with you, it'll save you time at registration. Even if you're not under 18, if you print and complete this form before registration, it'll save everyone time.

Pond Skim Schedule



Event Registration

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Maple Room, Base Lodge

All Competitors to Top of Course 

12:55 pm 

Top of Course, The Landing

Skimming Begins 

1:00 pm

The Landing


Immediately Following Event

The Landing

Scoring Categories

Each skimmer will be scored on a numerical scale in each of the below categories. A Grand Champion will be crowned by adding all skimmers points total after the event.





Stoke Level

Prize Opportunities

Grand Champion of the East Coast Pond Skiing Championships

Best Costume

Best Grom

Best Wipeout

Best Trick


(1) run per person, so make them count. If a skimmer doesn't make it to the pond, they'll get another try.


Each skimmer will be judged on the scoring categories outlined above

(1) Grand Champion (male or female) will be crowned. Champion will have highest point total in scoring categories.

Grand Champion can also win prize categories, if they earn it

All skimmers must respect start line and course starter

All skimmers must be "stoked" at top of course