GoPro Mountain Games popular and growing

GoPro Mountain Games popular and growing
Local News

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — The GoPro Mountain Games have become a Vail tradition over the past 14 years. This year’s festival of boating, cycling, climbing and other human-powered activities was a record-setter.According to a report released this week by the Vail Valley Foundation, which runs the event, attendance for the 2015 Mountain Games — held June 4-8 — set a new record. More than 62,000 people attended the games, the first time spectator numbers topped the 60,000 mark. Those visitors brought their wallets, too. The survey reports an economic impact of $4.87 million to the town of Vail. That’s also a …

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