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The Town of Vail is a Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population of the town was 4,589 in 2005. The town is primarily known as the base village to Vail Ski Resort, with which it was originally master planned and conceived. Vail Ski Resort was established in December, 1962 and is the second largest ski mountain in North America (after Whistler Blackcomb).
Vail was incorporated in 1966, four years after the opening of Vail Ski Resort. The ski area was founded by Pete Seibert and local rancher Earl Eaton in 1962, between the town of Eagle and Vail Pass. The pass was named after Charles Vail, the highway engineer who routed U.S. Highway 6 through the Vail Valley in 1940, which eventually became a leg of Interstate 70.
Seibert, a New England native, served in the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division during World War II, which trained at Camp Hale, 14 miles south of Vail between Red Cliff and Leadville. He was seriously wounded in Italy and told he should…

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Learn Skateboarding in a 7 Day Lesson

Skateboarding is a pastime activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data discovered there are 18.5 million skaters in the world. 85 percent of…

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Improve Your Skateboarding in a Two Week-Long Course

Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data uncovered there are 18.5 million skateboarders in the world. 85 percent of…

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Improve Your Skateboarding in a Two Week-Long Class

Skateboarding is a pastime activity, an art form, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been designed and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 survey and study by American Sports Data uncovered there are 18.5 million skaters in the world. 85 percent…

Vail IA Skateboard Lessons!

Discover Skateboarding in a 7 Day Course

Do you want to learn skateboarding?
Find out all of the basic principles of skateboarding quickly in a one-week camp. We will show you the basics of skateboarding like how to balance, push, turn, proper foot placement, and how to stop. In spite, of where…