Sun Valley’s ice rink ranked number 1 by gold medal winner

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 18, 2011 11:08 am

Sun Valley is an incredible place to ski.  It turns out some high profile ice skaters thing their ice rink is pretty good too.   

Olympic Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek gave USA Today his top picks for favorite  rinks and Sun Valley’s outdoor ice rink topped the list.  Appearing on the front page of the USA Today travel section Friday, January 14, Lysacek shared some of his favorite rinks offering public skating. 

Of Sun Valley he said:  “Every Hollywood celebrity from the last 75 years has walked through the halls and put on skates.” The scenery, surrounded by mountains, is just as stellar, and the rink is open year-round.

Other rinks mentioned included Rockefeller Center, Ice At The Galleria, Houston, and the Trump Wollman Skating Rink in New York.