The St. Regis Aspen Resort
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... Ski Area. We have Ski Valet which means we have these guys that store and clean our gear for us right at the entrance to the slopes - they even help you put on and take off your boots when you are done!! Amazing!! And if you want to ski in a different mountain, no problems, they will make sure your gear is waiting at the base for you with more valets to help you out. Totes Awesome!!
We definitely improved our skiing skills over the ...
... from a spectators point of view, has been excellent and augurs well for a very successful World Championships in Feb 2015.
There was a local Aussie interest today as Luc Henri Chevalier (Chevy) was in the field. Chevy is a local boy from our way whose family moved to Colorado when he was a teenager so that he could attend the Vail Ski Academy and therefore pursue his dream of being a regular on the World Cup circuit. Today was not ...
... they all stood up and were able to ski down the course uninjured. Given the g forces that they absorb when flying down the course I am amazed that they can even stand up!
That afternoon/evening we strolled around Beaver Creek Village and enjoyed the festivities. It was a real party feeling. Champagne tastings from Korbel (California) which we wholeheartedly enjoyed several of. Dinner at the Blue Moose Pizza - Colorado ...
... that there are opportunities to mingle with the athletes themselves. On our bus back to the village at the end of the day was the bronze medallist, Steve Nyman from the USA. Just sitting on the seat next to us as we travelled down. He was more than happy to have his photo taken and he was on a real high after his success today.
A thrilling start to our World Cup in Beaver Creek - Super G tomorrow, can't wait!
Wed 3 December
After marvellous sunny weather for our trip so far the last two days we have had overcast skies. Not quite the bluebird days we were hoping for but still high enough cloud that we could see the spectacular view from the top of Beaver Creek Mountain (3488m high). It was time to unpack the ski bags and try out our new skis.
Stephen headed up the hill in the morning to find his way around and check out the terrain. Me being the cautious one ...