Championships smash attendance estimates

Championships smash attendance estimates
Local News

By scott miller

VAIL — It’s going to take some time to really understand all the facts and figures generated by the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, but one thing is pretty certain: Attendance shattered initial estimates.When the Vail Valley Foundation — the local event organizing committee — was presenting the valley’s bid for the 2015 Championships, initial attendance estimates were in the range of 130,000 people. At the moment, it looks like 220,000 people or more turned out for the events.John Dakin, vice president of communications for the Vail Valley Foundation, said the initial estimates were based in part on attendance …

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