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| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Steven Nyman is one of the top-ranked men’s Alpine skiers on the U.S. team this season and is expected to compete at the finals in Aspen, Colorado, in March. Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Steven Nyman is one of the top-ranked men’s Alpine skiers on the U.S. team this season and is expected to compete at the finals in Aspen, Colorado, in March. Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

By Jason Gewirtz

Executives at Vermont’s Killington Resort had more than a year to market and create buzz around what would be the first FIS Ski World Cup in New England in 25 years. While early signs pointed to strong interest for the International Ski Federation event, held over Thanksgiving weekend, resort officials still weren’t sure exactly what the response would be.

But when Rob Megnin, the resort’s director of marketing, sales and reservations, showed up on the morning of November 26, the first of the two-day event, he got his answer. “I just sat out by the front gate and was like, ‘Oh my God, they are coming—and they are coming in big numbers,’” he said.

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Category: Cover Story, Destination Feature

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