Birds of Prey brings crowds and an estimated $4 million to town

By Randy Wyrick

BEAVER CREEK — Birds of Prey will deliver millions of dollars and television viewers to the local resort community. This week’s event means a $4 million windfall just for Beaver Creek, and 225 million international television viewers. That TV audience will see that Beaver Creek and the Vail Valley have snow — lots and lots of snow, something they will not see in unseasonably warm Europe. “When you have an early season event and you have the good snow conditions we’re enjoying, it creates an even bigger presence,” said Ceil Folz, president of the Vail Valley Foundation. More than money …

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