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Team USA seeks alpine athletes for World University Games 2015

Alpine start at the 2013 World University Games in Trentino, Italy. Federico Modica

Alpine start at the 2013 World University Games in Trentino, Italy. Federico Modica

The World University Games is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The next installment of winter competition will take place in Granada, Spain from Feb. 4-14, 2015. The U.S. alpine team has enjoyed a great deal of success in the past 50 years of attendance at this premiere university event, collecting a number of podium finishes.

This event brings athletes from all over the world to compete in an Olympic-type environment and provides a unique opportunity for intercollegiate skiers and coaches to experience something similar to the Olympic Games.

Basic information
Trip duration: 13 days
Departure: Feb. 2
Arrival to U.S.: Feb. 15
Cost (excluding airfare): $2,335

Interested athletes should carefully review the selection criteria and event overview. If you meet the criteria and would like to be considered for selection, send your name and institution in an email to Richard Rokos by Oct. 10, 2014.

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