Vail International Team Race in 1965 helped expand the horizon of ski racing

Vail International Team Race in 1965 helped expand the horizon of ski racing
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By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Vail and Beaver Creek are both relatively “young” ski resorts compared to most European ski areas — Vail being founded by Peter Seibert and Earl Eaton back in 1962 and Beaver Creek in the early 1980s — yet Vail Valley is strongly tied with ski racing’s international history since the famous U.S. International Team event from March 1965, which is already 50 years ago. In the meantime, the Vail Valley also became one of the most successful ski destinations in the world.A year earlier, the U.S. Ski Team had celebrated a major success at the 1964 Innsbruck Olympics …

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