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... back in the 90's. He had been a regular competitor in the Winter X Games as an aerialist and subsequently been host of these games for the last 13 years. Definitely a pioneer in the extreme winter sports. Nowadays he is a little more grown up and is an ambassador for Obermeyer and also in demand as a commentator for these events. Incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining, he certainly added to the overall enjoyment for us.
... and calzone washed down with Crazy Mountain Amber Ale, a great local draft beer on tap. Watched a fashion parade for the rich and famous. Ski jackets around $2k +. Certainly not fashion for the everyday person. It was still fun to watch though. Finished off the evening with another champagne from the Korbel Ice Bar - totally carved out of ice it certainly kept the champagne chilled just the way we like it. Enjoying this lifestyle!
... won a Lifeproof Iphone Case which makes your iPhone waterproof, shockproof, snow proof and dirt proof.
The announcer on the day, Chris Ernst alias 'Uncle E', took a shine to us with our Aussie Flag and at the end of the day presented us with an official USA ski backpack, hat and cap. We are constantly amazed with the generosity of the sponsors with their freebies during these World Cup Events.
One of the most enjoyable ...
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 ...
... a 20km four lane elevated freeway with a network of viaducts, bridges and tunnels constructed through an extraordinarily narrow, environmentally sensitive gorge. The cost was $1billion per mile when it was constructed 20 years ago. It was another beautiful sunny day so was perfect for this drive and the scenery certainly did not disappoint. Sheer vertical cliffs on both sides with some amazing geological features. All this whilst the Colorado ...