Mikaela Shiffrin to sign autographs at Westin Riverfront in Avon | VailDaily.com

Mikaela Shiffrin to sign autographs at Westin Riverfront in Avon

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If you go

What: Mikaela Shiffrin signs autographs.

When: 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

Where: The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, 126 Riverfront Lane, Avon.

Cost: Free; attendees encouraged to bring canned-good donation for Vail Valley Salvation Army Food Pantry.

More information: Call 970-790-6000, or visit http://www.westinriverfrontbeavercreek.com.

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa will host a special autograph session with resident gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin on Friday, Sept. 18, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Vail Valley native Shiffrin, who won Olympic gold in Sochi and is the reigning World Cup slalom champion, will sign ski helmets and race photos for 45 minutes. This free event is open to the public; all attendees are encouraged to bring a canned-good donation for the Vail Valley Salvation Army Food Pantry.

Local jazz favorites BLT will also be playing in The Westin Riverfront’s lobby from 6 to 9 p.m., and Maya will be serving happy hour all night long, with $6 margaritas, sangria and wine; $3 tacos and $5 Mexican tapas, including smoked brisket nachos, vegetable quesadillas and salmon ceviche.

As The Westin Riverfront’s resident gold medalist, Shiffrin works out at the Athletic Club, which features Mikaela’s Corner, a special section of the gym offering a half-rack with Olympic platform, a fitness duo slackline, sand bags, kettlebells, obstacles, ropes and more.

The Athletic Club at The Westin, which offers more than 70 group exercise classes weekly, is currently accepting new members. Now through Sept. 30, the Athletic Club will waive the initiation fee for all new members. For details, call 970-790-2051.

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