Teva Mountain Games Open in Colorado
Vail welcomes 45,000 spectators
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The innaugural Winter Teva Mountain Games opened on Friday in Vail, Colorado, with 45,000 people expected to attend the three-day competition. The games, presented by Eddie Bauer, are a new winter version of the 10-year-old Teva Mountain Games, typically held in June. Events will include ice climbing, snow biking, telemark skiing, Nordic freestyle, running, dog competitions, and an Ultimate Mountain Man/Woman challenge. The prize purse is set at $60,000.