Italian artist Carlo Trost created the trophies given out at the FIS World Alpine Ski Championships

Italian artist Carlo Trost created the trophies given out at the FIS World Alpine Ski Championships
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By caramie schnell

VAIL — Each night at the medals ceremony in Vail Village, some of the best ski racers in the world clutch artwork created by Italian artist Carlo Trost as they stand atop the podium, grinning. Trost created 100 of the trophies, which are red, white and blue ski bibs, each sculpted in resin. They are given to the top podium finishers of each 2015 FIS World Alpine Ski Championships race.“The awards are really amazing contemporary pieces,” said Marc LeVarn, co-owner of Vail International Gallery, which has represented Trost since 2006. “Each bib has an award plaque mounted onto it; it’s …

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