Vonn celebration will be next Saturday on Vail Mountain
VAIL, Colorado – Following another successful season on the World Cup circuit, three-time World Cup overall champion and Olympic gold and bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn will return home to Vail for a community gathering to celebrate another incredible season of achievements, as well as those of EpicMix kids, on Saturday, April 9 from 12 – 2 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest on Vail Mountain.The winningest U.S. female skier of all time, Vonn recently won the 2011 World Cup Combined, Downhill and Super G titles, and raised her total World Cup wins in all four disciplines (downhill, Super G, slalom and super combined) to 41.The festivities will kick off at noon at Eagle’s Nest, located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola (No. 19) on Vail Mountain. Free foot passenger tickets will be available at the Lionshead Ticket Office beginning at 11 a.m. for those without a season pass or lift ticket. Supporters will be greeted with Lindsey Vonn memorabilia, commemorative pins, a live DJ, free cookies and hot cocoa as well as food and drink specials at Talon’s Deck.Skiers who are using their season passes or PEAKS cards and multi-day tickets can also earn the digital “Luck for Lindsey” pin through Vail Resorts’ revolutionary technological advancement for the ski industry, EpicMix. Kids who sign up to track their skiing and snowboarding stats on EpicMix by next Saturday will be entered into a contest to receive an autographed poster from Vonn. Visit http://www.epicmix.com for details.For more information about Vail Mountain, visit http://www.vail.com or contact the Mountain Activities & Information Center at 970-SKI-VAIL. For more information about EpicMix and the new EpicMix kids site, visit http://www.epicmix.com.