In its first public introduction of Vail Resorts to Park City, the company's Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz says he's thrilled to have added Utah to the company's assets. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The first guest is Chris Johnson, Director, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, School of Computing at University of Utah. Fusing advanced computing and visualization with biomedicine has earned Chris a prestigious award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society. Then, David Epstein, author of "The Sports Gene:Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance.
Following the award of a half-million dollars and volunteer help to Summit County nonprofit organizations Wednesday night, the CEO and Chairman of the Board for Vail Resorts, the new operator of Canyons, Rob Katz, addressed the invited crowd. After expressing his disappointment that Vail Resorts couldn't host this year's Park City Road Tour group due to the Boulder flooding, he's hopeful they will visit next summer. In the meantime, he joked he'll be lobbying the editors of Outside Magazine to see if Boulder could be named as the Best Outdoor Town. Katz then went on to talk about who