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Mark Engel fundraiser Monday at Sugar Bowl

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Sugar Bowl is putting on a fundraising event for U.S. Ski Team racer Mark Engel on Monday, Dec. 28.

Sugar Bowl Resort is hosting a fundraising event for U.S. Ski Team racer and Sugar Bowl Ski Team alumnus Mark Engel on Monday, Dec. 28.

Engel and Daron Rahlves — a former Olympic racer and Sugar Bowl's resort ambassador — will meet at the base of Mt. Disney at 10 a.m. for a ski-around mountain tour. Engel will also play his guitar later that day in the Belt Room Bar at 4 p.m.

Engel is off to a fast start this year, winning an FIS slalom race in Italy in a field of top World Cup racers. He is currently on the U.S. Ski Team's C Team.

Monday's event will raise money to help fund Engel's extensive travel and training with the U.S. Ski Team. The specially priced, $60 lift tickets are valid any non-holiday day, date specific, all season long, with all the proceeds going to Engel and the U.S. Ski Team. The special promo is only available through Dec. 28, and can be purchased here.