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Everyone who lives and visits the Vail Valley experience a wide variety of activities, talents and sporting  events.  As this area transforms from off season to summer, we are fortunate to have the Teva Mountain Games! This year, the event takes place June 3rd - 6th.

The Vail Valley Foundation has recently acquired this premier adventure sport.  The Teva games are a culmination of amateur and professional athletes from around the world where they can win up to $100,000!  During this event, the Vail Village is bustling with about 35,000 spectators.  What a treat to watch the athleticism of competitors from around the world!

Here is the schedule of the many exciting activites you will get to experience:

Teva Mountain Games Schedule of Events June 3-6, 2010 (All events are free, open to the public and subject to change)

Thursday, June 3

10am Bud Light Lime Steep Creek Championship presented by Thule—Homestake Creek, Red Cliff
7pm Bud Light Mountains of Music: Under A Blood Red Sky —Checkpoint Charlie
Friday, June 4
7:30am Bear Naked Trail Day—Booth Creek Trail, Vail
9am IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Pyramide (Female Qualifier)—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
9:30am Eukanuba DockDogs Speed Retrieve™ (Comp 1)—Golden Peak
11am Gear Town opens—International Bridge & Meadow Drive
11am Green Light District opens—Covered Bridge
11am Bear Naked Adventure Village opens—Golden Peak
11am Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 1)—Golden Peak
1pm Bud Light Lime Kayak Freestyle presented by First Ascent (Qualifier)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
1pm Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 2)—Golden Peak
2pm Xing Tea Freeride Dual presented by Native Eyewear (Demonstration)—Gear Town
2pm IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Pyramide (Male Qualifier)—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
3pm Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 3)—Golden Peak
5pm Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 4)—Golden Peak
6pm Outdoor Reels film series—The Lodge at Vail

Saturday, June 5
7am Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Qualifier/ Round 1)—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
8am Vail Pass Half—Golden Peak
8:30am Bud Light Lime Down River Sprint presented by Jackson Kayak*—Gore Creek *GNC UMC event powered by GOALØ
9am Gear Town opens-International Bridge & Meadow Drive
9am Green Light District opens—Covered Bridge
9am Bear Naked Adventure Village opens— Golden Peak
9am Eukanuba DockDogs Speed Retrieve™ (Comp 2)—Golden Peak
9:30am First Ascent SUP Surf Sprint presented by C4 Waterman—Gore Creek
10am Volvo X-Country Mountain Bike (Kids Race 12 & under)—Golden Peak
10am IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Pyramide (Semi-Finals)—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
10:30am Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 5)—Golden Peak
11am Bud Light Lime Kayak Freestyle presented by First Ascent (Semi-Finals)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
11:30am Xing Tea Freeride Dual presented by Native Eyewear (Qualifier)—Gear Town
11:45am Volvo X-Country Mountain Bike presented by Fetzer Vineyards* (Expert, Pros, SS)—Golden Peak *GNC UMC event powered by GOALØ
12:30pm Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 6)—Golden Peak
1:30pm Teva MXT Mud Run (Mini-Mud Family Division)—Mountain Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
2pm Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Semi-Qualifier/ Round 2)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
2:30pm Teva MXT Mud Run (Super Galactic All Stars)—Mountain Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
2:30pm Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 7)—Golden Peak
3pm Xing Tea Freeride Dual presented by Native Eyewear (Finals)—Gear Town
3:45pm Volvo X-Country Mountain Bike* presented by Fetzer Vineyards (Jr, Beg, Sport, Vet, Mast.)—Golden Peak *GNC UMC event powered by GOALØ
3:45pm IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Pyramide (Finals)—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
4:15pm Bud Light Lime Kayak Freestyle presented by First Ascent (Finals)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
5pm Eukanuba DockDogs Extreme Vertical Competition—Golden Peak
7pm Bud Light Mountains of Music Julian “JuJu” Marley & Uprising Band—Checkpoint Charlie
10pm Teva Blackout Party—Vendetta’s

Sunday, June 6
8am Youth Bouldering Competition presented by Pyramide—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
8am Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Finals)—Undisclosed Local River
8am Volvo 10k Spring Runoff presented by Eddie Bauer*—Gore Creek Drive *GNC UMC event powered by GOALØ
8:30am Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE Competition (Comp 8)—Golden Peak
9am Gear Town opens-International Bridge & Meadow Drive
9am Green Light District opens—Covered Bridge
9am Bear Naked Adventure Village opens—Golden Peak
9am First Ascent SUP Surf Cross presented by C4 Waterman (Qualifier)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
9:30am Fetzer Vineyards Road Bike Time Trial presented byThule*—Covered Bridge *GNC UMC event powered by GOALØ
10:30am Teva Raft Cross (Qualifier)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
10:30am Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air WAVE (Comp 9)—Golden Peak
11am Citizen Bouldering Competition presented by Pyramide (Wave 1)—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
11am Slopestyle presented by Native Eyewear (Qualifier)—Golden Peak
11:30am Bud Light Lime 8 Ball Kayak presented by Jackson Kayak (Qualifier)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
12:30pm Eukanuba DockDogs Big Air Finals (Pro, Semi-Pro & Amateur Finals)—Golden Peak
1:30pm Teva Raft Cross (Finals)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
2pm Citizen Bouldering Competition presented by Pyramide (Wave 2)—Mtn. Plaza/Vista Bahn Lawn
2pm Slopestyle presented by Native Eyewear (Finals)—Golden Peak
2pm Eukanuba DockDogs Speed Retrieve™ (Comp 3)—Golden Peak
2:30pm First Ascent SUP Surf Cross presented by C4 Waterman (Finals)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
3:15pm Bud Light Lime 8 Ball Kayak presented by Jackson Kayak (Finals)—International Bridge Whitewater Park
3:30pm Eukanuba DockDogs Speed Retrieve™ (Finals)—Golden Peak

Don’t worry if you can not make it to town to see this incredible event.  It is televised for the world to see!  You will enjoy about 8 sporting events including mountain biking, kayaking, climbing, diving dogs and more!  For more details about this premier adventure sport, please visit Teva Mountain Games.

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