Hotel Portillo, Chile in South America is well known for the many activities it offers to guests visiting for the week. One of them is the famous Sol de Portillo ski race. Every Thursday this race offers guests of all levels, ages and disciplines to race against the clock for the chance to win a medal, cup and sometimes goodies from sponsors.
This race attracts everyone from ski instructors, famous freeskiers like Chris Davenport to ski racers fresh off the US or Austrian Ski Team.  Guests and the owners of Hotel Portillo Chile are all participating so this race promises to be one of the social highlights of the week. A fun time for all! It is a Giant Slalom format and medals are awarded based on the time difference from the pacesetters time. It is a great way to test your skills after a week skiing all the great terrain Ski Portillo Chile has to offer.

The prize giving ceremony on Thursday night is not to be missed. All the kids in ski school and in the race get invited on stage to get recognition for their achievements. If you win your age category, your name goes on the trophy forever!