Freeskiing Programs

Telluride Mountain Village Partners with USSA

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2012-12-12 14:26
 

 

TELLURIDE/MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, CO (Dec. 12) – Over 200 of the best Olympic skiers and snowboarders from 26 nations are descending on Colorado’s Telluride Ski Resort this week for the USANA Ski and Snowboardcross Cup featuring International Ski Federation World Cup competition. This year the World Cup welcomes the Telluride Mountain Village Owner’s Association (TMVOA) as a new event partner. The three days of World Cup racing finish in the heart of Telluride’s Mountain Village, with celebrations planned in Heritage Plaza including a post race concert Saturday with The Great Funktier. TMVOA’s unique event partnership with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is designed to showcase the Mountain Village at Telluride, which serves as the base for athletes from around the world during the event.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 200 of the world’s best Olympic skiers and snowboarders from 26 countries are in Colorado’s Telluride Ski Resort this week for the USANA Ski and Snowboardcross Cup.
  • The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has welcomed the Telluride Mountain Village Owner’s Association (TMVOA) as a new event partner.
  • The three days of FIS World Cup racing finish in the heart of Telluride’s Mountain Village, with Heritage Plaza being a showcase for event celebrations including a post-race concert Saturday with The Great Funktier.
  • Mountain Village is a world class destination at Telluride Ski Resort and serves as the home to the World Cup athletes, media and international tour staff during their week at the resort.
  • Athletes staying Mountain Village have easy access to the competition venue and gondola service night and day to the historic community of Telluride.
  • TMVOA’s mission is to preserve and promote a vital resort community, with attention to creating a sustainable village with a vibrant economy. 

QUOTES
Calum Clark, Vice President, Events, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

Mountain Village at Telluride has become a model community for our event with lodging, restaurants and shops helping attract fans to our World Cup competition finish area and post-event celebrations. The village concept has been popular with athletes and provided them with a great home base for the week we’re in Telluride.

Jonathan Greenspan, President, Telluride Mountain Village Owner’s Association
TMVOA is partnering with the World Cup to showcase our organization's goal to promote Telluride and Mountain Village as a world class destination, as well as to find ways to stimulate and strengthen the local economy. The USANA Ski and Snowboardcross Cup, as an international event, brings top Olympic athletes to the incredibly beautiful Mountain Village. The World Cup will be fast, exciting and embedded in a spectacular environment.

About the Telluride Mountain Village Owner’s Association (TMVOA)
Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association (“TMVOA”) welcomes visitors to beautiful Mountain Village, a luxury mountain community nestled in picturesque southwest Colorado. Just a gondola ride away is Mountain Village’s sister community, the historic town of Telluride, and just steps away are the slopes and various amenities of the Telluride Ski & Golf Resort. With all that surrounds Mountain Village, residents and visitors alike treasure the stunning views, rich history, exciting events, and acres of open space in our European-style village. TMVOA’s mission is to preserve and promote a vital resort community for its members, with attention to creating a sustainable village with a vibrant economy.