Vail Valley Foundation – 2015???

It may be time for some new thinking at the Vail Valley Foundation…


Like most this past week the ECT folks watched with interest all the 2014 Winter Olympic events televised from Sochi, Russia.  One of the many things that caught our attention was the number of “non-alpine skiing” events that young men and women athletes can earn an Olympic Gold Medals in…


There is no doubt that the original Alpine Skiing events will continue…however the diversity and number of new Olympic Snow events suggests to the ECT that an (X-Games) type format for the Vail Valley Foundation to support and promote in the years to cX-Gamesome – is probably the way of the future…(Click on the X-Games logo)

Aspen has held the X-Games for years now and has attracted (arguably?) a younger crowd than what the Alpine Ski events (in and of themselves) attract.

Time will tell – however all these new Snow Olympic events convinces the ECT where the competitive emphasis of the Winter Sports world will be centered in the very near future.


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