Vail Resorts Buys Whistler-Blackcomb for $1.1 Billion

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Vail Resorts has acquired yet another internationally-renowned ski resort: Whistler-Blackcomb. In a $1.1 billion (US) deal, expected to close this fall, Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort (and yes, the mountain biking mecca Whistler Bike Park) will join the megalithic Vail Resorts conglomerate. According to USA Today, “As part of the deal. . .Vail Resorts would acquire 100 percent of …

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News: The Whistler Bike Park May Double in Size During New Expansion

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Whistler-Blackcomb recently announced a new “Renaissance” expansion, in which they plan to invest $345 million in expanding various parts of the resort. While this expansion will be rolled out in three phases and isn’t solely focused on mountain biking, Whistler claims that this project has the potential to double the size of the bike park! Pinkbike reports …

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POV Video: Nate Hills Rides the Nevados de Chillan Bike Park in Chile

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“After a tough week of racing the Andes Pacifico enduro in Chile, we head south to explore new terrain. Riding the bike park in Nevados de Chillan. Come for a lap down Condor 2 with myself, Davis English, Lorraine Blancher, Isaac y Pedro. #FollowCamFriday.” -Nate Hills

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