Colorado has been the talk of the world. It was the third time the World Championships have been hosted at Beaver Creek and Vail, and the question on everyone’s mind was, when will the fourth World Championships be brought back to Colorado?
Lindsey Vonn traded in her ski boots for dancing shoes as she attended a party Thursday night where the guest of honor was none other than herself.
Olympic and world slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin had to wait a week, but she’s finally set for the world championships competition in her backyard.
Lindsey Vonn smiled and waved to the hometown crowd after finishing a run that didn’t count. Out of view, she broke into tears.
Normally American ski racers live out of a suitcase nearly year round. This time the race is at home for Mikaela Shiffrin, who grew up in Vail.
Friday was a disappointing day for the American women, but that didn’t stop a massive crowd from coming out to watch. There are 70 countries represented with skiers at the event, and the stands are just as diverse.
The final preparations for the World Alpine Ski Championships are underway as the opening ceremonies kicked off in Vail Monday evening. The sporting event is expected to have a huge economic impact on Colorado.
Get some of the information you’ll need if you plan to attend the Alpine World Ski Championships.
Mikaela Shiffrin has told CBS4 Lindsey Vonn is certainly her idol, but now they’re sharing the spotlight in the Vail Valley for this year’s Alpine Ski World Championships.
Caught up in the moment, Lindsey Vonn sprayed sparkling wine everywhere as she celebrated with family, friends and fellow skiers following her record-breaking performance.