U.S. Will Host Next Skiing World Championships In CO In 2015 [VIDEO]
Organizers finished cutting trees for two new women’s courses in Beaver Creek over the summer alongside the existing men’s Birds of Prey track.All medal events for the Feb. 2-15, 2015, championships will be in Beaver Creek, while Vail — which is about 10 miles away — will host the team event and qualifying races.
It’s the third time Vail-Beaver Creek is hosting the worlds after 1989 and 1999 and the fourth overall in the U.S. after Aspen in 1950. (AP)
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U.S. standout Lindsey Vonn lives in Vail and rising talent Mikael Shiffrin is from Eagle-Vail, just west of Vail.