Big mountain skiers compete at Vail

Big mountain skiers compete at Vail
Local News

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athletes achieved strong results at the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association Rocky Mountain Big Mountain Regional Series competitions hosted by Ski JETA in Vail this weekend. Over 100 athletes ranging in age from 8 to 18 years old came from across the Rocky Mountain region to compete for two days on Lover’s Leap.In big mountain competitions, athletes navigate through natural terrain including trees, steeps, cliffs, chutes, drops and gullies. Their scores are based on the difficulty of their line which is weighed most heavily, along with fluidity, technique, control and style, and are …

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