This year, Copper will introduce a full roster of Olympic medalists and World Champion alpine skiers at the First Tracks: U.S. Alpine Ski Team Naming on Nov. 6. Athletes expected to attend include Mikaela Shiffrin, Julia Mancuso, Ted Ligety and Lindsey Vonn.
The pep-rally event allows fans a chance to cheer on the U.S. Alpine Ski Team and their favorite athletes as they head into the 2015-16 winter season.
In conjunction with the First Tracks celebration, the Putnam Investments NASTAR Pacesetting Trials also will be held at Copper on Nov. 6. Athletes set to participate include Ligety, World Champion Daron Rahlves and two-time Olympian Kaylin Richardson.
In May, the U.S. Ski Team and NASTAR announced the team would take on operational management of the popular racing program.
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