Winter Park Resort Opens Mountain Bike Race and Event Registration

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR MOUNTAIN BIKE RACES AND EVENTS AT WINTER PARK RESORT

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>>Epic Singletrack Series at Winter Park begins opening day at Winter Park, June 12
>>Trestle Gravity Series begins July 24
>>Crankworx Colorado, July 29 – Aug 1

Winter Park, COLO., June 4, 2010 – Winter Park’s Competition Center announces open on-line registration for the two mountain bike race series, Epic Singletrack Series at Winter Park and Trestle Gravity Series. Riders can test their legs on hill climbs and cross-country courses during seven race dates of Epic Singletrack Series at Winter Park, starting with opening day at Winter Park, June 12. Downhill riders can test their competitive skills in the Trestle Gravity Series beginning July 24. Just announced, Crakworx Colorado registration is also open. Either race or main downhill event of the summer, mountain bikers can experience the thrill of competition at Winter Park.

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EPIC SINGLETRACK SERIES AT WINTER PARK
2010 marks the 18th year of the Epic Singletrack Series at Winter Park (formerly Winter Park Mountain Bike Race Series), the largest cross-country series in Colorado. Riders continually return to Winter Park to race on the great courses over the 600+ miles of epic single track in the Winter Park/Fraser Valley, Mountain Bike Capital USA™; and because of friendly race staff and volunteers helping to provide an enjoyable experience for all levels of riders. Oh, and the biggest post-race awards and at least $2000 in raffle prizes after each race help sweeten the deal.


Choose from six categories (pro, expert, sport, beginner, Clydesdale, or single-speed), and our staggered start waves keep you spread out on the course and focused on the competition in your age class and category. Registration rates vary per age, category and date. For details on registration, click here.

2010 EVENT DAY SCHEDULE

8-9 a.m. Day of Event Registration at the base of Winter Park Resort – West Portal Plaza
8 a.m. to last start Number Pick-Up for Pre-Registered Racers at the base of Winter Park Resort – West Portal Plaza
10 a.m. Race Start – First Wave
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Refreshments, Raffles, Awards

2010 EPIC SINGLETRACK SERIES AT WINTER PARK SCHEDULE

12 June Hill Climb
26 June Cross-Country Super Loop
10 July Valley Point-to-Point
11 July Super Downhill
31 July Crankworx Colorado Cross-Country
14 August Mary Jane Circuit
28 August King of the Rockies

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TRESTLE GRAVITY SERIES
Trestle Gravity Series is a gravity-specific downhill race series designed for youth, families and new riders, but with plenty of challenge for experienced bike racers in the OPEN division. Riders can pre-register for $50 entry fees, $55 for race day registration fees. Youth racers age 15 & younger can deduct $10 from the listed entry fees. Racers that don’t need lift access can deduct $10 from the listed entry fees. All entry fees include race entry, lift ticket with bike transport, post-race party in the Village at Winter Park, and prize raffle.

Awards will be presented to the top three in the following age categories: 12 & younger, 13-15 years, 16-18 years, 19-29 years, 30-39 years, 40+ years, and Open.Experienced Racers should compete in the OPEN Category. Categories are based on the age riders WILL BE on December 31, 2010.

On-site registration & race plate pickup at the Trestle Bike Shop on race days starting at 9am.

2010 TRESTLE GRAVITY SERIES SCHEDULE

24 July Downhill
25 July Super Downhill
15 August Downhill Finale

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CRANKWORX COLORADO

Crankworx Colorado is one of the largest gravity-fueled mountain bike festivals in the United States. As a spectator, activities are FREE*!! During four intense days, guests are awed by some of the world’s best mountain bike athletes battling it out for over $35,000 in prizes. Don’t miss the mountain biking event of the summer. * All base area events do not require tickets (Slopestyle, Dual Slalom and Best Trick). Access to on-mountain races does require lift access. However, all races finish at the base.
For details and registration, visit www.crankworxcolorado.com.

2010 CRANKWORX COLORADO SCHEDULE

28 July Training All Venues
29 July Slopestyle Qualification/Dual Slalom Time Trials/Dual Slalom Final
30 July Super Downhill/Best Trick
31 July Cross-Country/Slopestyle Final
1 August Downhill (UCI – Pro GRT)

OTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE COMPETITIONS
American Red Cross Fat Tire Classic (benefit for National Sports Center for the Disabled)
16-18 July
2010 Mountain States Cup (Rocky Mountain Regional Championship Series) – Winter Park Pursuit
4 September TBD – XC, STXC, DH, DS, SD
5 September TBD – XC, STXC, DH, DS, SD
6 September TBD – XC, STXC, DH, DS, SD

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Click Here for online registration for all races and competitions at Winter Park or call the Winter Park Competition Center, 970.726.1590 | 303.316.1590.

For race details or about volunteering, contact the Winter Park Competition Center at 970.726.1590 or email ccenter@skiwinterpark.com.
For additional information on Trestle Bike Park contact the Winter Park Guest Services team at www.trestlebikepark.com or (970) 726-1564.
For details on Crankworx Colorado, visit www.crankworxcolorado.com

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ABOUT TRESTLE BIKE PARK AND WINTER PARK RESORT
Winter Park Resort is summer’s best escape. Located just 67 miles from Denver, Colorado and surrounded by the Continental Divide. Winter Park Resort’s Trestle Bike Park is the fastest growing bike park in the United States offering 33 miles of gravity-fed trails with an expanding list of over 175 features. New for the 2010 season, a top-to-bottom green trail called Green World. Summer mountain biking events include the Epic Singletrack Race Series at Winter Park, Trestle Gravity Series, the American Red Cross Fat Tire Classic and Crankworx Colorado. Winter Park Resort also offers family activities at the base including Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, events in The Village at Winter Park, plus much more! To book your next vacation, visit www.winterparkresort.com or call Winter Park Central Reservations at 800-729-5813. For more information about Crankworx Colorado visit www.crankworx.com.

ABOUT INTRAWEST
Intrawest is a leader in the development and management of experiential destination resorts. The Company has a network of resorts at North America’s most popular mountain destinations including Whistler Blackcomb, a host venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Canadian Mountain Holidays, the largest heli-skiing operation in the world. Intrawest is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.intrawest.com

source: Mistalynn Lee
Communications Manager
Winter Park Resort

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 12 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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