Birds of Prey soaring to new heights

By John LaConte

BEAVER CREEK — Here in Eagle County, nothing says “winter is here” like the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup. But could that event do more to kick off winter?Absolutely, say organizers, and over the next few years, the kickoff to winter at Birds of Prey is going to be like the kickoff to summer at the GoPro Mountain Games — a telegraph to all that the season is here.“Of course, Birds of Prey is very different than Mountain Games, but it’s that ushering in of the message — that the new season has arrived in Colorado, in the Rockies …

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