Events

PINK VAIL: FIVE YEARS UNITED IN HOPE

Mar. 17, 2016
The patio of Eagle's Nest in Vail is inundated with pink during the 4th annual Pink Vail celebration on Saturday. Pink Vail is the world's biggest ski day to conquer cancer, raising money for local cancer treatment at the Shaw Regional Cancer Center in Edwards.

Local Cancer Survivors Reflect on Pink Vail’s Five-Year Anniversary & Their Own Major Milestones

By Traci J. Macnamara

Pink Vail will celebrate its five-year anniversary on April 2, making 2016 a memorable year for those who have been involved in this wildly successful event since its beginnings.

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Burton U.S. Open 2016 Fan Photos

Mar. 1, 2016

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We’re back again this year capturing the 2016 Burton US Open from your view! With the best riders in the world here in Vail as well as a contingent of professional photographers and fans, Instagram and Twitter are crackling with beautiful content. Just use the hashtag #BurtonUSOpen when you post your photo to Instagram or Twitter to submit your content to be featured around the mountain and on Vail.com. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite photos in the photo wall below or on Vail.com, and the contributor can win a free GoPro!

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Burton US OPEN RIDERS TO WATCH: TAKU HIRAOKA

Feb. 27, 2016

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After a halfpipe title win in 2015, Takue Hiraoka is undoubtably one of the competitors to keep an eye on in next week’s competition. With an Olympic bronze medal in 2014, an X Games silver in 2015, and a standout mention at Danny DavisPeace Park, he’s poised to put up a solid fight this year in defense of his 2015 Burton U.S. Open halfpipe champion title.

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Why the James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner is made for the “Serious Foodie”

Feb. 26, 2016

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A culinary favorite returns to Vail, April 1, 2016

Anyone who’s really into food would jump at the chance to meet the chef behind a delicious meal, and any chef who really loves what they do would embrace the opportunity to connect with their guests. After all, food is a very personal experience, whether you’re the creator or the diner.

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Burton US OPEN RIDERS TO WATCH: HAILEY LANGLAND

Feb. 25, 2016

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Hailey Langland is more than just Women’s Rookie of the Year according to the Transworld Snowboarding’s Riders’ Poll or a force to be reckoned with in women’s snowboarding competitions around the world in recent years; Langland is expected to make a serious showing next week in the 2016 Burton U.S. Open. Read her full interview at Events.Burton.com!

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Jayhawks Rally for Pink Vail

Feb. 24, 2016

On February 4, 2015, Daniel Elsbury was informed by his doctor that he had Stage 2/early Stage 3 colorectal cancer. Daniel had recently moved to Eagle County with old friends, ready to start “a new chapter in life.” “I never thought my life would change so much in one moment,” says Daniel. “No 31-year-old wants to get news like that.”

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A RISING THREAT: RETURN OF THE JUNIOR JAM

Feb. 23, 2016

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This year the Burton U.S. Open will kick-off the week long event with the return of its Junior Jam. The kids competition will return after being absent from the Snowboarding Championship’s schedule since 2009. The Junior Jam has turned out no shortage of notable snowboarders, with alumni including Pat Moore, Hannah Teter, Luke Mitrani, John JacksonMikkel Bang and Jake Blauvelt. To learn more about this year’s Junior Jam and the up-and-coming riders that will compete this Tuesday, March 1, read the full story at Event.Burton.com.

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