Chill program introduces 13 kids to Vail Mountain

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — Gabe Hamilton reacted like many high school seniors would when he found out he was headed to Vail for the Burton U.S. Open. He jumped around, whooping and hollering when he received the call from his mom telling him the news. What makes Hamilton different from many of the other young people who will be at Burton’s annual snowboarding competition today through Saturday is that he didn’t grow up in the mountains and his family never went on ski vacations. In fact, this trip is his first time to Colorado, and he didn’t step foot on a snowboard …

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