Vail Daily column: Welcoming the world to Vail

Vail Daily column: Welcoming the world to Vail
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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 task at hand on Raptor, a twisty, pitching, terrain-filled speed course that will truly separate our the champion. With a few screams of encouragement, she will push out to finish a job she started two years earlier when she opened the 2013 Worlds in Austria, crashing hard in …

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