Fans come from all over globe to enjoy World Championships

Fans come from all over globe to enjoy World Championships
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By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — Travel does more than anything else to make you realize that Dr. Carl Sagan was correct: We’re riding a small blue speck suspended in a sunbeam, and we’re all riding it together.Take the fans in town for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.Some crossed oceans, some crossed socio-economic barriers, but they have one thing in common — they’re all glad they’re here.Take the 150 kids from Stratton Elementary School in Colorado Springs.The Vail Valley Foundation reached out to teachers across Colorado to create lessons and resources for integrating the ski championship into their classrooms.Jessica Jenkin teaches …

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