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Trestle Bike Park at Winter Park Announces Colorado Freeride Festival - July 26-29, 2012

WINTER PARK, Colo., (January 13, 2012) – Trestle Bike Park at Winter Park Resort, located just 67 miles from Denver, Colorado, has announced a new lineup to its already popular and well-respected mountain bike events schedule. Trestle Bike Park will host one of the largest mountain bike festivals in the United States; the Colorado Freeride Festival is scheduled for July 26 - 29, 2012.

“We are extremely proud to continue our tradition of hosting the finest mountain bike festivals in the United States,” said Bob Holme, Trestle Bike Park Manager. “Winter Park is excited about continuing to grow the tradition and quality of competition with our signature summer event, Colorado Freeride Festival.”
 
An event schedule will now showcase Slopestyle, Epic Singletrack Series Cross-Country Race and a new edition of a three-day, five-stage Enduro Race. Plus, returning to the schedule is a crowd favorite, the Intergalactic Pond Crossing Championships. Specific details will be disclosed at a later date. The Colorado Freeride Festival will be free to the general public.
 
The Colorado Freeride Festival’s slopestyle event is registered with the Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA).
 
“The Colorado Freeride Festival will be dedicated to providing high-quality racing in the All-mountain Enduro, spectacular spectator events like the Slopestyle, and family fun in the kids’ races and pond crossing.  All the events will be finishing in the Festivillage that will host vendors, racing teams, demo bikes, and outdoor/action sports brands,” continues Holme.
 
Spectators and participants can expect a lively vendor village Festivillage, world-class athletes and non-stop mountain biking action for four days during peak summer season at Winter Park Resort’s Trestle Bike Park. The Colorado Freeride Festival will be the epitome of an ideal mountain bike festival.
 
MEDIA DETAILS
Media, journalists and photographers are required to pre-register for the VIP Media pass, which gives course access. Online registration is still under construction and an announcement will be made when it goes live. For questions, please contact Mistalynn Lee or Rachel Anderson.

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 North America offering 37 miles of gravity-fed trails with an expanding list of over 200 features. Boasting a top-to-bottom green trail called Green World and planned expansion of Rainmaker, Trestle is a mecca for mountain bikers of all skillsets.  Winter Park Resort also offers family activities at the base including Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, free family 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.

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