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Bizarre Ski News

The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are well underway [read our insider's guide over here] in Vail and Beaver Creek, and since ski mittens don't clap well, there are over 1.2 tons of cowbells to cheer racers on. The Vail Daily has a fun story on the World's official cowbell sponsor, Elizabeth "Cowbell Queen" Halvorson, who was also the cowbell supplier for the 2002 Winter Olympics and the 1999 World Championships. Because you always need more cowbell. [Vail Daily]