Olympic Veteran Katrina Ammer Returns to Vail & Beaver Creek for 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships
Olympic veteran Katrina Ammer has returned to the Vail Valley to become Vice President of Operations for the Vail Valley Foundation, with oversight over all VVF events and the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, in addition to 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships operations, including television, facilities, race, medical, security, transportation and competition logistics.
Ammer returns home following two and a half years in Sochi, Russia, serving as the Managing Expert for the Mountain Cluster, responsible for Sport and Venue Management, for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Prior to her Sochi tenure, she served as Alpine Venue General Manager for the 2010 Winter Games and Paralympic Games in Vancouver, Canada.
She first joined the Vail Valley Foundation in 1994 to assist with the operations and competition aspects of the 1994 UCI World Mountain Bike Championships, along with the organization’s annual events.