2015 World Ski Championships - Beaver Creek, Colorado

 VAIL and BEAVER CREEK, Colorado —The International Ski Federation has announced the dates for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships — the world's best ski racers will return to Vail and Beaver Creek February 3-15, 2015.  The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are expected to showcase athletes from over 70 nations, with an estimated 1 billion worldwide television viewers and an on-site media and broadcast entourage of approximately 1,500 members.  The event will showcase five men's and five women's individual races, along with the Nation's Team event, featuring a parallel Giant Slalom format.  “We are excited to be able to put this next piece of the 2015 puzzle into place with the dates,” said Ceil Folz, president of the Vail Valley Foundation. “These dates will allow us to showcase our sport during the height of the ski season in America and around the world. Early February is a fantastic time to be in Vail and Beaver Creek and these images will be shown around the globe in a prime time viewing spot for Europe.”  Vail and Beaver Creek won the right to host the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on June 3 at the FIS Congress in Antalya, Turkey. The 2015 event will mark the third time the Vail Valley has hosted the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships.

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