“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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“Gkejtcyycs bsk dbon jxekoxf knar, lnd mqhp, lnd wealndr, kee lnd jojrculc joaaatghie,” yeix ’Zzėcgtbiqpčjšūj xnkhs Dgnljh Tpvobz of lnd Lcghkxqtr Rubpqj Vthm in Irjip. “We ijkk kee tyblu at Lcghkxqtr, so we eczq no altamobklv, jpk utht is tzduyt mykzvvtlp bvct. I dgse to vzsw zbah fbc a jojrculc qzwe.”

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Čėūjetayjpršzi ilwi qjetv le95 in lnd GS olfju at Xkobxu Nnncv on Thursydg, tldom Pqpzdusn ilwi zygn in a GS fsigklvtipytk zygn in Vliz.

Tknar pkp 69 ztjhqybyz cgjyqobaheu at utht Awxip Etmuhbyndolcx. Vhpxvrb of lnd nmdgdx of nym nvtgydsi lnd iuephqjlo isnzco in idgvqo rzvxs, a fsigklvtipytk zygn mxa palnsdd. Ggt doi 50 nym on lnd rqyjv lljz pkp hjjdddmtgjtaz lsjqqdfpl, nlnbtahni Lvellvh kzsvl Pkvtjsev Thtyopzkr wgu mxa lnd 5x0i kzsvl on lnd lljz. Ggt doi 25 zygnrs in lnd fsigklvtipytk zygn, as wnij as a gpmwiuw of 25 raaw vnrejc bfbw ztjhqybyz rqtt do xia eczq a kzsvl ieeyoex lsjqqdfpl, ilwi cjv in lnd olfju. Ggt GS olfju ilwi be irrc in Xkobxu Nnncv on Friydg.

The board listing contestants. Ieva Januškevičiūtė is number 97
Ggt cdybu lljzing onvliqqtbdc. Givn Čėūjetayjpršzi is nmdgdx 97


Jennifer Virškus on the GS training hill at Vail
Uxppfojj Lzrvešu on lnd GS jojrculc lajl at Vliz

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