Chinese kids receive dream trip to Vail courtesy of marketing effort

By John LaConte

VAIL — Liqiang Chang, a lifelong resident of China, has always dreamed of visiting the U.S. After being denied for visa after visa, he had all but given up.But earlier this winter his daughter, 15-year-old Sing Chang, started showing promise as a skier in a program called the Rising Star in Northeast China. A Vail Resorts effort, the Rising Star aimed to expose youth skiers and snowboarders in China to the best teaching practices, as well as the best snow and conditions, which are enjoyed here in the U.S.The best teaching practices were brought to China via Vail Resorts instructors. …

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