Welcoming the world

Welcoming the world
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Only 23 cities in the world have ever hosted the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, and only one has hosted more than once. That would be us, and this is our third. Those of us old enough to remember a world where Twitter was a sound that birds made, remember the world coming to visit in 1989 and 1999. The 1950 World Championships were in Aspen, mostly because Europe was still too bombed out from World War II. So, the 2015s are only the fourth Championships ever held in the United States, all of them in Colorado. Actually, …

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