The Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs, CO Continues Their Quest for Gold at It Cheers for the 2014 USA Freestyle Ski Team

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The Springs Resort & Spa, located in Pagosa Springs, Colorado hosted the announcement of the 2014 Olympic USA Team on November 23, 2013, and the resort continues the celebrations by showing continuous viewing coverage of the Ski Team and all Olympic events in their Gold LEED Certified EcoLuxe Building.

Being part of the announcement celebration was an experience to remember for our team and community, and we wish our Olympians the best in Sochi! Nerissa and Keely Whittington, Owners of The Springs Resort & Spa

Starting on February 8th through 23rd, the EcoLuxe Conference Room will be transformed into the 2014 Olympic Viewing Headquarters for residents and resort guests.

As a special treat, please join us to meet former Olympian Judge Greg Lyman, a member of the 1972 Olympic Speed Skating team on February 11th at 7:00 pm. All American fare including barbeque sandwiches, hot dogs, and apple pie will be available as well as special drawings during Freestyle Ski Event viewings. Giveaways include The Springs Resort & Spa Bath House passes, Spa and Salon Services, and of course a remarkable evening in a Signature Suite at The Springs Resort & Spa.

Taking time off from their rigorous training schedule at Wolf Creek Ski Area, the team made time to make a special appearance to meet and speak with the Pagosa Springs Special Olympic Team members on November 23, 2013. "The athletes were so gracious and took the time to meet individually with our team and speak about themselves and what they do to prepare for the Olympics. It was truly a memorable experience and our athletes thought the night was awesome." Sonja Calvillo, mother of Special Olympian Jesse Aragon.

Team members Mac Bohonnon, Ashley Caldwell, Emily Cook, Patrick Deneen, Hannah Kearney, Heidi Kloser, Heather McPhie, Eliza Outtrim, and Bradley Wilson lead by coach Scott Rawles will be competing beginning on February 8th with 9 qualifying competitions, ending on Friday, February 21st.

About The Springs Resort & Spa:
One of Colorado’s best kept secrets, The Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs, Colorado is home to the World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot Springs. The resort offers 79 rooms including 29 Gold LEED Certified EcoLuxe Suites. Guests are offered 23 outdoor naturally hot, therapeutic mineral water hot springs accessible 24 hours per day. Our full service spa and salon provides services including massage, facial, hair, nail care, neuromuscular therapies and chiropractic care. Our convenient location on the banks of the San Juan River offers access to many water activities including fly fishing, rafting, tubing and romantic walks along the rivers’ edge. Other local attractions offered through the resort include hot air ballooning, scenic narrow-gauge railroad rides, dog sled tours, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and ancient Indian ruin tours. In 2006 a visit from Oprah Winfrey who took a dip in one of our favorite mineral tubs – The Cliffs Tub – on her journey across the US When you are looking to spend quality time enjoying a quality soaking experience, The Springs Resort & Spa is your location. For more information, visit

About the USA Olympic Freestyle Team:
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is the national governing body of Olympic skiing and snowboarding and the parent of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing. Developed to facilitate participation in national and international competition, the Olympic sports organization provides structure for competitive skiing and snowboarding. From grassroots programs to governance of sport, management of rules, competitions and athletic rankings, the USSA oversees athletic pipelines for development in the sports. With a vision to make the USA the best in the world in Olympic skiing and snowboarding, the USSA provides leadership and direction for tens of thousands of young skiers and snowboarders who share an Olympic dream while maintaining a strong adherence to core values. The USSA, established in 1905, operates out of the national training and education facility, the Center of Excellence, in Park City, UT. For more information, visit

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