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Copper Hosts Men’s and Women’s U.S. 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 Men’s 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, dhaney@ussa.org:

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Copper Mountain knows there are skiers and riders out there who have never felt the thrill of waking up and hearing on the radio that school was cancelled. There are people who have never spent a whole day in the snow doing anything their heart desired. No joke. These people, and those who understand snow day bliss, are the reason we do what we do. So come to Copper to take a day, or two or seven and experience the mountain. Welcome everybody, to the home of the snow day. For up-to-date weather, photos and more visit www.coppercolorado.com <http://www.coppercolorado.com/> .  New this year is the first ever indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp on the planet, Woodward at Copper, www.woodwardatcopper.com <http://www.woodwardatcopper.com/> .