Many of the best skip Vail

EDITORIAL

Thursday, 23 May

From the starting list to the Boulder WC we can see only four of the female Top-10 will participate. Among the male, the winner in Munich Jakob Schubert and Anze Peharc skip it. In practice this means that in Vail, like also in Munich last week, many of the best do not participate. Most probably, the reason for this is that many think the Olympics is more important. The season is very long and will be finished with the qualification event in France.

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