Gros reflects on competing at ’99 Worlds

Gros reflects on competing at ’99 Worlds
Local News

By John LaConte

VAIL — Swept up in the atmosphere of the World Championships, local resident Sacha Gros got back on his racing skis this week.It had only been 12 years.You may recognize Gros from Vista Bahn Ski Rentals at the base of Gondola One, where he spends his days tending to his family’s shop, which has been there since the ’70s.The last time the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships were in the U.S., in 1999, Gros used the shop as a base of operations — a dugout, of sorts — while he prepared to compete in some of the biggest races of …

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