Sun, smiles, and singing at the World Alpine Ski Championships in Colorado

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“The first thing I noticed was how much people smile here, and they are so friendly!” laughed Ieva Januškevičiūtė. Januškevičiūtė, along with Rokas Zaveckas, are in Colorado this week for the FIS World Alpine Ski Championships at Vail-Beaver Creek.
Rokas and Ieva with Denver businessman Darren Droge

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The board listing contestants. Ieva Januškevičiūtė is number 97
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Jennifer Virškus on the GS training hill at Vail
Gvylngfj Vivbšrb on eei GS ihjgloxg lllc at Ltuv

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