Conor Lyne will be back in action for Ireland at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail and Beaver Creek from 4th – 16th February 2015 will showcase over 700 athletes from more than 70 nations.
He will be joined by talented young skiers Maxime Arbez and Pat McMillan.
These World Championships represent the largest and most impressive collection of ski racing talent in the world, second only to the Olympics.
In the women’s events the talented sisters Victoria Bell http://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/athlete-biography.html?sector=AL&competitorid=159300&type=result
(aged 20 and 18) will compete alongside each other in Slalom and Giant Slalom in Alpine Skiing.
They will be joined by the talented upcoming 2015 European Youth Olympic athlete Tess Arbez, http://data.fis-ski.com/dynamic/athlete-biography.html?sector=AL&competitorid=187508&type=result
They will travel to the USA on February 1st to meet up with other team members and their coach Alain Untergasmair (who was the team coach at Sochi 2014) and will compete in the Giant Slalom and Slalom events on February 12th and 14th respectively. The World Championships will be televised by the BBC and Eurosport.
The competition website can be found here: http://vailbeavercreek2015.com/race/#spectator-info
Snowsports Ireland Team for the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships in Vail / Beaver Creek : 4th – 16th February 2015
Coach: Alain Untergasmair
Manager: John Lyne
Logistics: Shane O’Connor