Ski & Snowboard Club Vail opens competition center
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.