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Deer Valley Set To Open With Celebrity SkiFest 2012

By December 2, 2012

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Deer Valley Resort is on schedule to open its 32nd winter season with the  annual Deer Valley Celebrity SkiFest.

The invitational ski event pairs former Olympic ski legends with television and film celebrities for a weekend of skiing, live music and fundraising for the environmental group Waterkeeper Alliance, which supports and empowers Waterkeeper member organizations to protect communities, ecosystems and water quality.

Pictured here, after their head-to-head dual giant slalom run at last year's 20th anniversary Deer Valley Skifest  are Deer Valley Ambassador, and former U.S. Ski Team member Heidi Voelker and Tommy Moe, U.S. Olympic gold medalist and special ambassador for Jackson Hole Resort.

Voelker and Moe are again schedule to race this year as are U.S. ski legends Steve and Phil Mahre.

The public is welcome to watch the ski racing portion of the event adjacent to the Birdseye ski run. The televised celebrity race begins at noon on Saturday, December 8, and a Pro-Am race will also take place at noon on Sunday, December 9. The 2012 Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest is scheduled to air on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m. EST on CBS.

Related: Skiing Deer Valley | Deer Valley Ski Resort

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