Vail and Beaver Creek to Award Lifetime Ski Privileges to Winner of USA Pro Cycling Challenge Time Trial in Vail this Thursday

24 August 2011
VAIL, Colo. – Aug. 24, 2011 – This Thursday, Aug. 25, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge descends upon the valley for Stage 3 of the race with an individual time trial event in Vail. This grueling climb up Vail Pass will pit riders against both the clock and their own physical thresholds and the winner will be rewarded with lifetime ski privileges at Vail and Beaver Creek resorts presented by John Garnsey, Co-President, Vail Resorts Management Company.
“Over the years Vail Resorts has recognized and rewarded only a few elite athletes with lifetime ski privileges,” said John Garnsey. “On behalf of Vail and Beaver Creek we are delighted to present this rare award to the winner of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge’s individual time trial race in Vail.”
The individual time trial race will start at 1 p.m. in Vail Village adjacent to the Solaris and proceed over the International Bridge and down Gore Creek to the east. Racers will then head left at Vail Valley Drive and right onto South Frontage Road towards their ascent up Vail Pass. The race will finish at the cul-de-sac at the top of Old Highway 6.
Lifetime ski privileges at Vail and Beaver Creek resorts will be presented to the winner of this stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge at the awards ceremony held at the Solaris in Vail Village at approximately 3:45 p.m.

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 and consumer website is


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