The Vail Ski and Snowboard School is renowned for its excellence, and the cornerstone of that reputation is the instructors themselves. From ex-NFL players to former Olympians to long-time Vail locals, in this series we introduce you to just a sampling of this widely diverse group of expert skiers and riders.
John Donovan is originally from Chicago, Illinois and used to instruct and later supervise Golden Peak Childrens Ski School, ages 7-teen. Now he leads ski tours of Vail Mountain five days a week.Read More»
My parents were geniuses, and they gave me some of the very best gifts parents can ever give. The family ski vacation is high on that list. It may sound silly or superficial but don’t underestimate what you are giving your kids when you take them to the mountains with you.Read More»
Ben Donnelly is from Hollis, New Hampshire and teaches out of the Golden Peak Adaptive Ski School.Read More»
We’re capturing the 2015 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. Want to see your shot included? Just use the hashtag #BurtonUSOpen when you post your photo to Instagram or Twitter to submit your content.Read More»
Why? We know there is an actual biological reason dogs love to stick their heads out the car window as you fly down the highway, but we know too that they have emotions and loads of personality. So, yes, they love the sensation of speeding, and feeling the wind on their face just like you do when you’re skiing! There is nothing like gliding down our slopes and if more dogs could ski, (not just our lucky few Ski Patrol work dogs,) they absolutely would!!Read More»