Bustling crowds turn out for Birds of Prey weekend

8th December, 2014 by

By Melanie Wong

BEAVER CREEK — It was all there in the Beaver Creek grandstands this weekend — the waving flags of the competing nations, signs declaring affection for Ted Ligety and even a three-piece oom-pah band. Fans turned out to watch three days of racing at Beaver Creek from Friday through Sunday, populating the super-sized grandstands at the race finish — set up for the much bigger 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championship races. Organizers say they do not have numbers yet for how many spectators came to the races, but the grandstands were consistently three-fourths full throughout the weekend. The stands …

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