World Championships garner international praise

World Championships garner international praise
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — “Great job, Vail. You’ve stunned the world.”And with that, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association director Tiger Shaw smiled and plunged into a massive and enthusiastic crowd in Red Tail Stadium for the second run of the women’s slalom.Shaw raced in the 1989 World Championships and had a great time, but called the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships “an incredible step up.”“The Olympics weren’t this good,” Shaw said.“To have the valley come together like this is over the top,” Shaw said. “People will remember this for a long, long time.”“We’re grateful Vail has raised the bar and provided …

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