Lindsey Vonn's Return to Vail to Be Celebrated With EpicMix Kids at Eagle's Nest on Vail Mountain on Saturday, April 9

01 April 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LINDSEY VONN’S RETURN TO VAIL TO BE CELEBRATED WITH EPICMIX KIDS AT EAGLE’S NEST ON VAIL MOUNTAIN ON SATURDAY, APRIL 9

VAIL, Colo. – April 1, 2011 – Following another successful season on the World Cup circuit, three-time World Cup Overall champion and Olympic gold and bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn will return home to Vail for a community gathering to celebrate another incredible season of achievements, as well as those of EpicMix kids, on Saturday, April 9 from 12 – 2 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest on Vail Mountain. The winningest U.S. female skier of all time, Lindsey Vonn recently won the 2011 World Cup Combined, Downhill and Super G titles, and raised her total World Cup wins in all four disciplines (downhill, Super G, slalom and super combined) to 41.
 
The festivities will kick off at noon at Eagle’s Nest, located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19) on Vail Mountain. Complimentary foot passenger tickets will be available at the Lionshead Ticket Office beginning at 11 a.m. for those without a season pass or lift ticket. Supporters will be greeted with Lindsey Vonn memorabilia, commemorative pins, a live DJ, complimentary cookies and hot cocoa as well as food and drink specials at Talon’s Deck.

Guests who are using their season passes or PEAKS cards and multi-day tickets can also earn the digital “Luck for Lindsey” pin through Vail Resorts’ revolutionary technological advancement for the ski industry, EpicMix. Kids who sign up to track their skiing and snowboarding stats on EpicMix by Saturday, April 9 will be entered into a contest to receive an autographed poster from Vonn. Visit www.epicmix.com for details.

Vail Mountain has supported Vonn throughout her ski racing career and Vonn now represents all six of Vail Resorts’ world-class mountain resorts–Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe – as well as the revolutionary Epic Pass™ (www.epicpass.com), back for its fourth season providing unlimited, unrestricted access to all six Vail Resorts mountains as well as Arapahoe Basin for just $649 for adults and $329 for children ages 5 to 12.

For more information about Vail Mountain, visit www.vail.com or contact the Mountain Activities & Information Center at (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245). For more information about EpicMix and the new EpicMix kids site, visit www.epicmix.com.  

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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

Contact(s)

Liz Biebl

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 754-3001

Sara Lococo

Keystone Communications Manager
Email: slococo@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-1493
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