Copper Hosts Men’s and Women’s US Alpine Ski Teams
Copper Mountain, CO…November 17, 2009…Copper Mountain is hosting fall race camps, welcoming ski and snowboard race teams from around the country and the globe for the best high alpine training available. Once again, the men’s and women’s US Alpine Ski Teams have chosen Copper as a training location while they ready themselves for the upcoming World Cup and Olympic season.
Men’s US Alpine Ski Team athletes training at Copper include: Ted Ligety (Park City, UT), Bode Miller (Franconia, NH), Marco Sullivan (Squaw Valley, CA), Steven Nyman (Sundance, UT), Scott Macartney (Crystal Mountain, WA), TJ Lanning (Park City, UT), Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) and Erik Fisher (Middleton, ID).
In addition, some of the women training at Copper with the US Alpine Ski Team include: Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA), Stacey Cook (Mammoth, CA), Resi Stiegler (Jackson, WY), Sarah Schleper (Vail, CO), Keely Kelleher (Bozeman, MT), Chelsea Marshall (Pittsfield, VT) Kaylin Richardson (Edina, MN) and Leanne Smith (Conway, NH).
The US Alpine Ski Team will be holding media days on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and Thursday, Nov. 19. For additional information contact Doug Haney, Alpine Press Officer, United States Ski and Snowboard Association, mobile: 518.524.4674, firstname.lastname@example.org: