CarniVail nominees are ready for royalty
VAIL, Colorado Kirsten Ginnity, TV8s co-host, and Ian Cropp, sports reporter at the Vail Daily, are one of the couples nominated for the 2008 CarniVail king and queen contest. Other nominees are: Torrey Tobin, a brokers associate with Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate, and Shawn Carney, Vails terrain parks/event supervisor; Christine Cutter, the 2007 Malay Day womens champ and a sales associate at the Vail Daily, and Kip Tingle, KZYR The Zephyrs charismatic account executive. Vote for the royal couple of your choice at http://www.vaildaily.com.The royal court is part of CarniVail, Vails Mardi Gras celebration Feb. 3 through 5. It will be three days of crawfish, hurricanes, street parties, floats and the music of The Pride of New Orleans Henry Butler. Laissez les bon temps rouler! Visit http://www.carnivail.net for more information. Two of the candidates took some time to answer a few questions for the Vail Daily.
Vail Daily: How long have you lived in Vail?Kirsten Ginnity: Collectively three years, feels like 30!VD: Whats the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Mardi Gras?KG: Bloody Marys and crawfish.VD: If named royalty, will fame change you?KG: I will perfect the Queens wave while holding a hurricane.VD: Have you ever been to the real New Orleans event? If so, whats the craziest thing you did? KG: No.VD: Whats your favorite cajun food/drink? KG: Gumbo ya-ya.
Vail Daily: How long have you lived in Vail?IC: Legally, two years, five months. VD: Whats the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Mardi Gras?IC: Foie Gras and how delicious, I mean, terrible it is.VD: If named royalty, will fame change you? IC: Well, only in a few ways. First, Id carry a ceptor with me at all times. Second, Id knight the Boston Red Sox. Third, Id reassure people that I am, in fact, not better than them. VD: Have you ever been to the real New Orleans event? If so, whats the craziest thing you did? IC: Not yet. VD: Whats your favorite cajun food/drink? IC: Brains a la Zombie.
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