On the Hill: Characters in the crowd

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 heads down to the Red Tail Stadium at Beaver Creek for the slalom portion of the Women’s Combined at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. Vail Daily reporter […]

Big crowds have seen no major incidents, security officials say

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — As you read this, knock wood or pretend to spit three times or do something that wards off the fates, because we’re about to write that everyone is behaving themselves during the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.OK, here we go: “Everyone is behaving themselves at the World Championships.”Yeah, […]

Big crowds have seen almost no major incidents, security officials say

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — As you read this, knock wood or pretend to spit three times or do something that wards off the fates, because we’re about to write that everyone is behaving themselves during the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.OK, here we go: “Everyone is behaving themselves at the World Championships.”Yeah, […]

Maze wins combined for second gold

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Slovenian Tina Maze established her grip on the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek on Monday by winning the women’s combined for her second gold medal of the races.Maze edged what seemed like the entire Austrian Ski Team and Switzerland’s Lara Gut in the process. The […]

Maze wins comnbined for second gold

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Slovenian Tina Maze established her grip on the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek on Monday by winning the women’s combined for her second gold medal of the races.Maze edged what seemed like the entire Austrian Ski Team and Switzerland’s Lara Gut in the process. The […]

KC and the Sunshine Band play a free concert in Vail Tuesday

By Randy Wyrick forty years later, glitter still looks good.It was 1974 and Harry Wayne “KC” Casey penned and produced “Rock Your Baby,” and the rest, as they say, is history.That song hit No. 1 in 51 countries and became a landmark recording of early disco, and before you could say, “crank up the disco […]

Maze leads after the downhill

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Slovenia’s Tina Maze is halfway home to taking the women’s combined of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships so far on Monday at Beaver Creek.Maze, who has already won silver in the super-G and gold in the downhill last week at Worlds, came down the downhill leg of the […]

On the Hill: Warm, bluebird day at Vail

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 swaps with Vail host John LaConte and reports from Milt’s Face on a bluebird Monday morning at Vail Mountain. VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 14 inches in past week. SNOWCAST: […]