Park City, UT, December 22, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- As World Cup competition returns to Park City, Resorts West is offering a vacation package just for fans. Guests who visit Park City during a World Cup or U.S. Grand Prix event during the 2012-2013 season will receive an “Ultimate Fan Kit,” complete with everything needed to cheer on U.S. athletes including USSA-logoed gear, hand warmers, noise makers and a custom Resorts West cow bell.
“We wanted to share the enthusiasm we have for national and global competition in Park City by creating an environment that makes it really fun to cheer on the athletes,” said Resorts West General Manager Ben Wallace. “It’s such a unique experience to see the world’s best winter sports athletes in action, and we wanted to celebrate that.”
The FIS Freestyle Ski event starts on Jan. 30 with a live outdoor performance on Lower Main Street led by Long Beach-based quartet Cold War Kids. Free and open to the public, the 7 p.m. concert is immediately followed by a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Resorts West offers complimentary shuttle service for guests to Main Street.
Competition begins on Jan. 31 with the Individual Mogul finals, followed by Aerials on Feb. 1 and Dual Moguls on Feb. 2. All events are free and open to the public. Guests can elevate their experience at individual events by purchasing VIP Freestyle Feast tickets, available through Deer Valley Resort. The exclusive on-mountain experience includes a gourmet buffet, beverages, a commemorative gift and a chance to mingle with professional athletes.
Coinciding with the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup is the U.S. Half Pipe Grand Prix at Park City Mountain Resort. Spectators can watch Olympians Scotty Lago and Gretchen Bleiler in ski and snowboard half pipe competition during the day, then catch freestyle events at Deer Valley at night. Half pipe finals take place on Feb. 1 and Feb 2. The U.S. Grand Prix will return to Park City from Feb. 25 to Mar. 2 for Skicross and Snowboardcross events, featuring Olympians Nate Holland and Lindsey Jacobellis.
The Resorts West “Ultimate Fan Package” is available to any guest staying five or more nights during a World Cup or Grand Prix competition in Park City. All reservations include concierge service and complimentary shuttle service based on availability throughout Park City.
About Resorts West
Established in 1999, Resorts West offers luxury accommodations at each of Park City’s three world-class ski resort areas, including Deer Valley, Park City Mountain and Canyons. Properties range from 2-bedroom slope-side condos to 8-bedroom private lodges. In addition to luxury lodging, Resorts West offers private chef service, in-home spa treatments, luggage shipment and a private concierge to arrange winter activities, from snowmobiling to heli-ski excursions. For more information about Resorts West, please visit http://www.resortswest.com.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is the national governing body of Olympic skiing and snowboarding. It is the parent organization of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing. Developed to facilitate participation in national and international competition, the Olympic sports organization provides structure for competitive skiing and snowboarding. The USSA, established in 1905, operates out of the national training and education facility, the Center of Excellence, in Park City, UT.