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VBSR History
1971 Met Joel in Australia skiing. He was a ski instructor. Jane was a ticket scanner. "I thought he was cute so I followed him up the lift.”
1972 Summer: First time together in San Francisco and had $40 between them. Jane was a secretary and Joel was a short order cook. // Jane arrives in Lionshead Nov 1972 "just me & my skis." Dating Joel at the time
1973 Jane and Joel married Sept 1973
1974 Sacha born Nov 1974; Bought condo on Chamonix Lane
1976 Sacha started early at the shop
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VBSR History
1977 Colorado Ski Shop (now VBSR) opens in Crossroads - which is now Solaris
3 generations: Grandma Marguerite, Mom Jane and Son Sacha
Sacha, age 3, skis Vail's Golden Peak.
Flip forward to compare his son, Remi - could be twins!
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VBSR History
1977 Colorado Ski Shop (now VBSR) opens in Crossroads - which is now Solaris
3 generations: Grandma Marguerite, Mom Jane and Son Sacha
Sacha, age 3, skis Vail's Golden Peak.
Flip forward to compare his son, Remi - could be twins!
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VBSR History
1977 Colorado Ski Shop (now VBSR) opens in Crossroads - which is now Solaris
3 generations: Grandma Marguerite, Mom Jane and Son Sacha
Sacha, age 3, skis Vail's Golden Peak.
Flip forward to compare his son, Remi - could be twins!
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VBSR History
1978 Jane & Joel build house in Eagle Vail. House #3 where kids mostly grew up
Pops, Joel and Sacha celebrate a birthday
1979 Joel was Vail ski instructor; Sacha slept in his ski pants at age 5
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
1980 Joel was Vail ski instructor
Sacha watches the pro racers - Cover of Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1978 Jane & Joel build house in Eagle Vail. House #3 where kids mostly grew up
Pops, Joel and Sacha celebrate a birthday
1979 Joel was Vail ski instructor; Sacha slept in his ski pants at age 5
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
1980 Joel was Vail ski instructor
Sacha watches the pro racers - Cover of Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1978 Jane & Joel build house in Eagle Vail. House #3 where kids mostly grew up
Pops, Joel and Sacha celebrate a birthday
1979 Joel was Vail ski instructor; Sacha slept in his ski pants at age 5
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
1980 Joel was Vail ski instructor
Sacha watches the pro racers - Cover of Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1978 Jane & Joel build house in Eagle Vail. House #3 where kids mostly grew up
Pops, Joel and Sacha celebrate a birthday
1979 Joel was Vail ski intructor; Sacha slept in his ski pants at age 5
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
1980 Joel was Vail ski instructor
Sacha watches the pro racers - Cover of Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1980 Shop latch key kids: Sacha and Mikey Johnston, now CO senator & son of Christiana Lodge owners, took the bus from Vail Mountain School MS and get dropped off at bus station parking lot & walk to shop.
1981 Sacha skier
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1982 Changed shop name from Colorado Ski Shop to VBSR because added rentals. The movie theater "The Slope" closed - rented shop from owner.
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
Pops and Sacha summit Holy Cross, a Colorado 14er
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VBSR History
1980 Shop latch key kids: Sacha and Mikey Johnston, now CO senator & son of Christiana Lodge owners, took the bus from Vail Mountain School MS and get dropped off at bus station parking lot & walk to shop.
1981 Sacha skier
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1982 Changed shop name from Colorado Ski Shop to VBSR because added rentals. The movie theater "The Slope" closed - rented shop from owner.
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
Pops and Sacha summit Holy Cross, a Colorado 14er
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VBSR History
1980 Shop latch key kids: Sacha and Mikey Johnston, now CO senator & son of Christiana Lodge owners, took the bus from Vail Mountain School MS and get dropped off at bus station parking lot & walk to shop.
1981 Sacha skier
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1982 Changed shop name from Colorado Ski Shop to VBSR because added rentals. The movie theater "The Slope" closed - rented shop from owner.
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
Pops and Sacha summit Holy Cross, a Colorado 14er
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VBSR History
1980 Shop latch key kids: Sacha and Mikey Johnston, now CO senator & son of Christiana Lodge owners, took the bus from Vail Mountain School MS and get dropped off at bus station parking lot & walk to shop.
1981 Sacha skier
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1982 Changed shop name from Colorado Ski Shop to VBSR because added rentals. The movie theater "The Slope" closed - rented shop from owner.
Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Anthony Larese - still friends today!
Pops and Sacha summit Holy Cross, a Colorado 14er
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VBSR History
1982 Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Foster Gillette - still friends today!
1983 Sacha and his Ski Club Vail pals
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1984 Dominique Born August 1984
Siblings Sacha, 10 and Dominique, newborn
Dominique as a wee one - Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1982 Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Foster Gillette - still friends today!
1983 Sacha and his Ski Club Vail pals
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1984 Dominique Born August 1984
Siblings Sacha, 10 and Dominique, newborn
Dominique as a wee one - Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1982 Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Foster Gillette - still friends today!
1983 Sacha and his Ski Club Vail pals
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1984 Dominique Born August 1984
Siblings Sacha, 10 and Dominique, newborn
Dominique as a wee one - Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1982 Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Foster Gillette - still friends today!
1983 Sacha and his Ski Club Vail pals
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1984 Dominique Born August 1984
Siblings Sacha, 10 and Dominique, newborn
Dominique as a wee one - Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1982 Sacha and fellow Ski Club Vail pal, Foster Gillette - still friends today!
1983 Sacha and his Ski Club Vail pals
Hot Shot, Best Class V overall starter
1984 Dominique Born August 1984
Siblings Sacha, 10 and Dominique, newborn
Dominique as a wee one - Vail Trail newspaper
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VBSR History
1985 Sacha's ski results in the Vail Trail- a local newspaper; Now & Then caption: Beaver Dam house for sale $895K; now $13,800,000
1986 Sacha sets up slalom
1987 Le Petite Skier, Jane's retail store, photo shoot
Siblings Sacha and Dominique geared up
Fashionable family ski day
Le Petit Skier shop advertising campaign
1988 Jane sold BC shop "Le Petit Skier" to brother. Sacha moves to Steamboat, age 14, for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy
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VBSR History
1985 Sacha's ski results in the Vail Trail- a local newspaper; Now & Then caption: Beaver Dam house for sale $895K; now $13,800,000
1986 Sacha sets up slalom
1987 Le Petite Skier, Jane's retail store, photo shoot
Siblings Sacha and Dominique geared up
Fashionable family ski day
Le Petit Skier shop advertising campaign
1988 Jane sold BC shop "Le Petit Skier" to brother. Sacha moves to Steamboat, age 14, for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy
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VBSR History
1985 Sacha's ski results in the Vail Trail- a local newspaper; Now & Then caption: Beaver Dam house for sale $895K; now $13,800,000
1986 Sacha sets up slalom
1987 Le Petite Skier, Jane's retail store, photo shoot
Siblings Sacha and Dominique geared up
Fashionable family ski day
Le Petit Skier shop advertising campaign
1988 Jane sold BC shop "Le Petit Skier" to brother. Sacha moves to Steamboat, age 14, for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy
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VBSR History
1985 Sacha's ski results in the Vail Trail- a local newspaper; Now & Then caption: Beaver Dam house for sale $895K; now $13,800,000
1986 Sacha sets up slalom
1987 Le Petite Skier, Jane's retail store, photo shoot
Siblings Sacha and Dominique geared up
Fashionable family ski day
Le Petit Skier shop advertising campaign
1988 Jane sold BC shop "Le Petit Skier" to brother. Sacha moves to Steamboat, age 14, for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy
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VBSR History
1985 Sacha's ski results in the Vail Trail- a local newspaper; Now & Then caption: Beaver Dam house for sale $895K; now $13,800,000
1986 Sacha sets up slalom
1987 Le Petite Skier, Jane's retail store, photo shoot
Siblings Sacha and Dominique geared up
Fashionable family ski day
Le Petit Skier shop advertising campaign
1988 Jane sold BC shop "Le Petit Skier" to brother. Sacha moves to Steamboat, age 14, for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy
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VBSR History
1985 Sacha's ski results in the Vail Trail- a local newspaper; Now & Then caption: Beaver Dam house for sale $895K; now $13,800,000
1986 Sacha sets up slalom
1987 Le Petite Skier, Jane's retail store, photo shoot
Siblings Sacha and Dominique geared up
Fashionable family ski day
Le Petit Skier shop advertising campaign
1988 Jane sold BC shop "Le Petit Skier" to brother. Sacha moves to Steamboat, age 14, for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy/td>
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VBSR History
1985 Sacha's ski results in the Vail Trail- a local newspaper; Now & Then caption: Beaver Dam house for sale $895K; now $13,800,000
1986 Sacha sets up slalom
1987 Le Petite Skier, Jane's retail store, photo shoot
Siblings Sacha and Dominique geared up
Fashionable family ski day
Le Petit Skier shop advertising campaign
1988 Jane sold BC shop "Le Petit Skier" to brother. Sacha moves to Steamboat, age 14, for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy/td>
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VBSR History
1988 Sacha trains for the Olympics in Colorado Springs
Summertime fun with Sacha and Dominique
1989 Sacha was a flag bearer at the World Alpine Ski Championships
What a 1980s fashion gal!
Sacha and Dominique in Jackson Hole
1990 Sacha moved from Vail to Steamboat at age 15 for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy – ski in the morning, school in the afternoon. Lived with families. Aldo Radimus, Coach, started in Vail – early 1980s and used to be a Head Coach at Steamboat. He returned to Vail as SSCV director and will retire in 2016.
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VBSR History
1988 Sacha trains for the Olympics in Colorado Springs
Summertime fun with Sacha and Dominique
1989 Sacha was a flag bearer at the World Alpine Ski Championships
What a 1980s fashion gal!
Sacha and Dominique in Jackson Hole
1990 Sacha moved from Vail to Steamboat at age 15 for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy – ski in the morning, school in the afternoon. Lived with families. Aldo Radimus, Coach, started in Vail – early 1980s and used to be a Head Coach at Steamboat. He returned to Vail as SSCV director and will retire in 2016.
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VBSR History
1988 Sacha trains for the Olympics in Colorado Springs
Summertime fun with Sacha and Dominique
1989 Sacha was a flag bearer at the World Alpine Ski Championships
What a 1980s fashion gal!
Sacha and Dominique in Jackson Hole
1990 Sacha moved from Vail to Steamboat at age 15 for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy – ski in the morning, school in the afternoon. Lived with families. Aldo Radimus, Coach, started in Vail – early 1980s and used to be a Head Coach at Steamboat. He returned to Vail as SSCV director and will retire in 2016.
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VBSR History
1988 Sacha trains for the Olympics in Colorado Springs
Summertime fun with Sacha and Dominique
1989 Sacha was a flag bearer at the World Alpine Ski Championships
What a 1980s fashion gal!
Sacha and Dominique in Jackson Hole
1990 Sacha moved from Vail to Steamboat at age 15 for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy – ski in the morning, school in the afternoon. Lived with families. Aldo Radimus, Coach, started in Vail – early 1980s and used to be a Head Coach at Steamboat. He returned to Vail as SSCV director and will retire in 2016.
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VBSR History
1988 Sacha trains for the Olympics in Colorado Springs
Summertime fun with Sacha and Dominique
1989 Sacha was a flag bearer at the World Alpine Ski Championships
What a 1980s fashion gal!
Sacha and Dominique in Jackson Hole
1990 Sacha moved from Vail to Steamboat at age 15 for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy – ski in the morning, school in the afternoon. Lived with families. Aldo Radimus, Coach, started in Vail – early 1980s and used to be a Head Coach at Steamboat. He returned to Vail as SSCV director and will retire in 2016.
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VBSR History
1988 Sacha trains for the Olympics in Colorado Springs
Summertime fun with Sacha and Dominique
1989 Sacha was a flag bearer at the World Alpine Ski Championships
What a 1980s fashion gal!
Sacha and Dominique in Jackson Hole
1990 Sacha moved from Vail to Steamboat at age 15 for Lowell Whiteman Ski Academy – ski in the morning, school in the afternoon. Lived with families. Aldo Radimus, Coach, started in Vail – early 1980s and used to be a Head Coach at Steamboat. He returned to Vail as SSCV director and will retire in 2016.
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VBSR History
1991 Donuts with Clint Eastwood. His kids were in shop renting. Wife, Maggie – Clint’s ex-wife had a locker (had locker for ~20 years!)
1992 Jane & Joel move to Singletree. Doe was in 2nd grade.
1995 Actor, Macgiver, had a locker with VBSR
1996 Building torn down & rebuilt, renamed from The Golden Peak House to The Bridge Street Lodge which brought extra space for locker room & repair shop (1750 sq feet)
1999 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Sugarloaf, MT
Historical stats of racer in the Vail Trail newspaper
1998 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Jackson, WY
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VBSR History
1992 Jane & Joel move to Singletree. Doe was in 2nd grade.
1995 Actor, Macgiver, had a locker with VBSR
1996 Building torn down & rebuilt, renamed from The Golden Peak House to The Bridge Street Lodge which brought extra space for locker room & repair shop (1750 sq feet)
1999 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Sugarloaf, MT
Historical stats of racer in the Vail Trail newspaper
1998 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Jackson, WY
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VBSR History
1998 Sacha skis in the 1998 Olympics
Sacha meets President Clinton during the 1998 Olympics
1999 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Ogden, UT
2001 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Big Mountain MT
2002 Sacha wins ArticMan
2003 Sacha wins ArticMan
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VBSR History
1998 Sacha skis in the 1998 Olympics
Sacha meets President Clinton during the 1998 Olympics
1999 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Ogden, UT
2001 Sacha competes: FIS national championships - Big Mountain MT
2002 Sacha wins ArticMan
2003 Sacha wins ArticMan
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VBSR History
2004 Dominique meets Matt(ew) Underhill. Sacha plans to race Arcticman, but gets injured in practice & doesn't race.
2005 Sacha races Irondog - 2000 miles, snowmobile race on the same tracks as Iditarod.
2006 Sacha & Dominique take over managing shop. Dominique wants you to know "I worked every holiday break when in school"
2008 Jane's brother sells Beaver Creek "Le Petit skier" retail shop lease ends & shop closes. Sacha meets Emily.
2008-10 Sacha filmed Iditarod.
2010 Sacha marries Emily
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VBSR History
2004 Dominique meets Matt(ew) Underhill. Sacha plans to race Arcticman, but gets injured in practice & doesn't race.
2005 Sacha races Irondog - 2000 miles, snowmobile race on the same tracks as Iditarod.
2006 Sacha & Dominique take over managing shop. Dominique wants you to know "I worked every holiday break when in school"
2008 Jane's brother sells Beaver Creek "Le Petit skier" retail shop lease ends & shop closes. Sacha meets Emily.
2008-10 Sacha filmed Iditarod.
2010 Sacha marries Emily
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VBSR History
2004 Dominique meets Matt(ew) Underhill. Sacha plans to race Arcticman, but gets injured in practice & doesn't race.
2005 Sacha races Irondog - 2000 miles, snowmobile race on the same tracks as Iditarod.
2006 Sacha & Dominique take over managing shop. Dominique wants you to know "I worked every holiday break when in school"
2008 Jane's brother sells Beaver Creek "Le Petit skier" retail shop lease ends & shop closes. Sacha meets Emily.
2008-10 Sacha filmed Iditarod.
2010 Sacha marries Emily
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VBSR History
2004 Dominique meets Matt(ew) Underhill. Sacha plans to race Arcticman, but gets injured in practice & doesn't race.
2005 Sacha races Irondog - 2000 miles, snowmobile race on the same tracks as Iditarod.
2006 Sacha & Dominique take over managing shop. Dominique wants you to know "I worked every holiday break when in school"
2008 Jane's brother sells Beaver Creek "Le Petit skier" retail shop lease ends & shop closes. Sacha meets Emily.
2008-10 Sacha filmed Iditarod.
2010 Sacha marries Emily
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VBSR History
2011 Remy born. Sacha & Emily's first child
2013 Gage born. Sacha & Emily's 2nd child
2014 Dominique marries Matt; Dominique, met Matt through Sacha, who was friends with Matt, at ArticMan in 2002. They began dating 8 years later in 2010 and married in 2014.
2015 Sacha featured in Vail Daily - reminiscing.
Sacha films Iditarod, dogs race from Anchorage to Nome, 1000 miles, in Alaska.
Gage follows in Dad Sacha's footsteps at the VBSR shop.
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VBSR History
2015 Gage follows in Dad Sacha's footsteps at the VBSR shop
The next generation of VBSR family rippers: Gage & Remy Gros (Sacha and Emily’s kiddos)
A closing day tradition - Jane, Sacha, Dominique, Matt, & Joel
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VBSR History
2015 Gage follows in Dad Sacha's footsteps at the VBSR shop
The next generation of VBSR family rippers: Gage & Remy Gros (Sacha and Emily’s kiddos)
A closing day tradition - Jane, Sacha, Dominique, Matt, & Joel
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VBSR History
2015 Gage follows in Dad Sacha's footsteps at the VBSR shop
The next generation of VBSR family rippers: Gage & Remy Gros (Sacha and Emily’s kiddos)
A closing day tradition - Jane, Sacha, Dominique, Matt, & Joel
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VBSR History
2015 Emily, pilot. Currently teaching at Eagle Country Airport – flying. Flying Empire airlines. FedEx pilot in Alaska out of Anchorage.
Jane & Joel are currently retired and travel between the ranch in Wolcott, a house in France on Lake Annecy (Joel’s home town) and a condo in Punta De Mita, Mexico on the Pacific Coast.
Sacha and Emily, and Dominique and Matt are now building and remodeling homes in Minturn
Season of 2016-2017 will be 40th anniversary

Vista Bahn Ski Rentals (originalmente Colorado Ski Service) tiene una larga historia como una empresa de propiedad familiar y operado. Le invitamos a nuestra casa y en nuestra tienda para conocernos. Bienvenido a Vail!