Vail Daily fashion column: Must-haves for the 2015 World Championships

By caramie schnell If you haven’t noticed the spanking-brand-new “Welcome to Vail” signs and recent installment of flashing pedestrian crosswalks in Avon, then something is seriously awry on your alpine radar. The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships have arrived! Featuring more than 700 athletes from more than 70 nations, the Championships exemplify the most […]

Vail Daily column: Welcoming the world to Vail

By Edward Stoner Sometime around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Lindsey Vonn will step into the start house, click her poles together and place them firmly on the downhill side of the wand. She’ll maybe steal a glance to the east, where she grew up racing down Vail Mountain. But she’ll quickly turn her attention to the […]

U.S. women feeling right at home in Beaver Creek

By John LaConte BEAVER CREEK — Now here for a few days, the women of the U.S. Ski Team are feeling comfortable at their first-ever World Championships at home. Speaking from a slopeside hotel on Sunday, Julia Mancuso, the U.S. women’s skier with the most medals in major events, said it’s the little things that […]

U.S. women feeling right at home

By John LaConte BEAVER CREEK — Now here for a few days, the women of the U.S. Ski Team are feeling comfortable at their first-ever World Championships at home. Speaking from a slopeside hotel on Sunday, Julia Mancuso, the U.S. women’s skier with the most medals in major events, said it’s the little things that […]

On the Hill: From Vail to Ski Cooper

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte takes viewers on a weekend of rove reporting from both Vail and nearby Ski Cooper ski resorts on a sunny Sunday and a snowy Saturday. Vail Daily reporter […]

#VailLive: Photos from today on Vail, Beaver Creek Mountains

By John LaConte February 1, 2015 — Send your text, photo or video updates on weather, conditions and more from Vail and Beaver Creek mountains using #VailLive and #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published here on our live blog as well as tomorrow in the Vail Daily newspaper. … Source:: Vail Daily […]

Opening Ceremonies offer pomp, performance

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The party starts now. For the fourth time, the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships will be held on American soil. For the third time, skiing’s biannual celebration of its best and brightest will be held in the Vail Valley. The 2015 edition of the championships promises to be the […]

On the Hill: Soft snow in the trees at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart reports from the Via Vito trees and makes his Super Bowl pick on a mostly sunny morning at Beaver Creek. BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 4 inches in past […]