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Ski & Snowboard Club Vail opens competition center

Vail Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado
Special to the Vail DailyIn the front row are the top four finishers in the Ski and Snowboard Club Vail's bib art contest, including, second from left, Jose Guizar, who took first place and an Epic Pass. In the back row are Hunter Schleper, Greta Byrne and Will Gregorak, who are all members of the U.S. Ski Team and former members of Ski and Snowboard Club Vail

VAIL, Colorado – Ski & Snowboard Club Vail Saturday celebrated the opening of the Golden Peak Competition Center. The new venue allows skiers and snowboarders to train earlier in the season. This year, the Vail Mountain course opened on Nov. 3, the earliest Golden Peak has ever opened. Alpine, Nordic, freestyle, snowboard and freeride athletes have all been taking honing their skills to get ready for the competition season ahead of them.The ceremony also included a bib art contest in which children from the Vail Valley decorated their own competition bibs. The judging for the contest followed Saturday night’s ribbon cutting ceremony, and the first place winner of the contest received a children’s Epic Pass.

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