One hundred nine athletes have been named to the US Ski & Snowboard Olympic team. Twenty one of them trained with Park City local teams. The Alpine Team will include some familiar names. Carolyn Murray has this:
The Youth Sports Alliance is in the final stretch of fundraising. Olympian Ted Ligety is helping them make a last push to meet their goal of raising $2 Million for an endowment to help young athletes. KPCW's Renai Bodley has more.
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On today's program, Jason Christensen and Bina Skordas with Park City Municipal talk about the presentation made to the city council last week on the Water and Energy Resiliency Program. Tom Kelly with the US Ski Team has an update from the first World Cup race of the season in Soelden, Austria. Jesse Hunt, director of the Park City Ski Team has the 411 on this year's Ski and Snowboard Swap and in a pre-recorded interview Jordan Schnitzer talks about his passion for art and the 90-work collection now on display at the Kimball Art Center.
Park City's hometown hero Ted Ligety pulled off second place in World Cup competition in Alta Badia, Italy over the weekend, and downhill star Lindsay Vonn won her 61st World Cup in France. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Once a U.S. Ski Team who guided Ted Ligety towards his first goal medal to now coaching the kids at Ligety's home club, Park City Ski Team director Jesse Hunt says it's thrilling to watch the dedication and hard work at every level. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Tom Kelly, spokesman for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, was in our studios this week with the latest news on such star athletes as Lindsay Vonn, Billy DeMong, and Kikkan Randall. Rick Brough has more.