Ski & Snowboard Club Vail 3-peats as Club of Year

By John LaConte

VAIL ­— When the Palmer Glacier on Oregon’s Mount Hood saw a devastating melt last summer, Ski Club Vail had to improvise. For years, the club has been training there during August, renting out lanes, setting up gates and race training out of the Timberline Lodge facility. To be successful in ski racing, says Ski & Snowboard Club Vail coach Rob Worrell, you have to keep skiing, as often as possible. And with no Mount Hood glacier to train on, keeping kids skiing was a problem Worrell had to get creative with to solve. “It’s amazing, if you try hard, …

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