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EDITOR WREN BOVA DESIGNER CARLY ARNOLD PHOTOGRAPHERS JOHN-RYAN LOCKMAN RICK LOHRE ZACH MAHONE MAX PHANNENSTIEL LOGAN ROBERTSON CONTENT & DIRECTION MAGGIE BEVAN TOM BOYD ALIX MILLER

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The 15th annual G o Welcome to summ Pro Mountain Games: ertime in the Rock ies. We’ve come a long wa

y since this event gr ew out of the grassroots compe titions that had already made Vail a center for mountain spor ts, at hletic s and culture in 2002. Sinc e then, the GoPro Mountain Ga mes have grown from 12,000 spectators to 62,000+, and from 500 competitors to approximately 3,0 00, and in all that time the spirit of adventure and enthusiasm wh ich surrounds this event have grow n in kind. It’s you who make this such a special weekend: co mpetitors, spectators, sponso rs, media, and all our partner s come together to celebra te mountain living and kick off th e summer season in an even t that’s unlike any other on the pla net. Your excitement, ideas, and energy are what guide us and inspire

us as we annually perform our role as custodians of this event. The 15th annual Go Pro Mountain Games wi ll incorporate more events and m ore locations than ever before, an d significant suppor t and cooper ation from GoPro, the To wn of Vail, Vail Resorts, the U. S. Forest Service, the U.S. Bu reau of Land Management, the Town of Eagle, the Town of Red Cl iff, and all of our sponsors who bring this Valley to life at the start of ea ch summer. We hope you enjoy this milestone year at the GoPro Mountain Games,

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WHAT’S NEW If the GoPro Mountain Games were hot tamales, we would serve ‘em up extra spicy. To put a slice of habañero into each year’s event, we listen to athletes and enthusiasts to find out what’s sizzling in the mountain sports world and to make sure our event stays true to the core of mountain culture. This year, we have some new news and events to put the picante in the 2016 GoPro Mountain Games’ sauce. Lionshead Expansion We will enliven the streets of Lionshead with a smorgasbord of offerings and activities, including an amazing Onewheel demonstration track, where riders of this skateboard-esque device can compete on an obstacle course for prizes. Kids and families will come to Lionshead to enjoy the kayak pool and climbing wall – always among our most popular attractions during the GoPro Mountain Games. And perhaps the biggest news of all: Lionshead will be the epicenter of the EverBank X-Country Mountain Bike race. GoPro MTN Enduro If you’re gonna fly like an Eagle, you might as well do it in Eagle, Colorado at the first-ever enduro mountain bike race at the GoPro Mountain Games, and the first event to be held in nearby Eagle, Colorado. High demand for an enduro will finally be met thanks to Eagle’s slightly-warmer climate and amazing trail system. Pedal up (untimed) and race down (timed) is the name of the game at the GoPro MTN Enduro. This year’s one-day event on Friday, June 10 will be a first foray into the enduro arena, which we hope will grow into a multi-day event in years to come. Superfeet Après 5K Trail Run If you’re the kind of person who gets antsy watching the action from the sidelines, the Superfeet Après 5K Trail Run is a great way to get involved and burn some calories over the weekend. It’s a 5K that isn’t a back breaker, but it’s not for couch potatoes, either. A great way to sign up and take part in the GoPro Mountain Games, the Superfeet Après 5K kicks off at the nice-and-easy time of 5 p.m. on Friday, June 10.

Rocky Dog Trail Run presented by The Secret Life of Pets Short or tall, big or small, dogs love to run. That’s why the Rocky Dog Trail Run presented by The Secret Life of Pets is one of the most popular events at the GoPro Mountain Games. The start line will be full of furry friends when the event kicks off at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 10. The Rocky Dog Trail Run presented by The Secret Life of Pets is a great way to get your dog a bit worn out before the evening’s entertainment begins in Vail Village. The Volvo Mountain Mud Run is BACK! Everyone knows that the GoPro Mountain Games’ Volvo Mountain Mud Run is one of the most popular and entertaining fun runs on the planet. We brought it back in 2015, and this year we have made it even muddier, family friendly and enjoyable. There are two waves of the Mountain Mud Run at Golden Peak on Saturday, June 11: the Kids and Family Wave at 1:30 p.m. and the All Mountain Madness Wave at 2:30 p.m. The Yoga Girl Experience with Rachel Brathen This year, the GoPro Mountain Games welcomes the Yoga Girl Experience with Sweden native Rachel Brathen. All the way from her home in Aruba, Brathen comes to Vail to host two 90-minute yoga sessions on Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, followed by a Q&A session. Session one is ‘Magic in Motion,’ session two is ‘The Art of Letting Go.’ Tickets start at $40. This is an outdoor event. Bring your own mat, water and sunscreen! Please note that yogis do not receive GoPro Mountain Games athlete gift bags as a part of registration. The return of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater free concert The legendary Marley family has perhaps no better representation than Stephen Marley, who will bring the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater to life Saturday, June 11 with opening act Bonfire Dub. The event will cap the GoPro Mountains of Music series presented by Coors Light, which begins Thursday, June 9 at the Checkpoint Charlie stage in Vail Village with Zach Deputy kicking things off followed by J Roddy Walston & The Business headlining. New Zealand roots reggae band, Katchafire, is set to perform on Friday, June 10 after an opening set from Tracksuit Wedding. The Marley concert represents the first time a GoPro Mountains of Music concert has been held in the Ford Amphitheater since the Vail Valley Foundation began organizing the event in 2009. VAIL VALLEY FOUNDATION | VVF.ORG

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016

10am Coors Light Steep Creek Championship Homestake Creek, Red Cliff

7:30am GoPro Mountain Games Trail Clean Up Vail Mountain

1pm Gear Town, Adventure Village, Costa Fly Village, Vibram Disc Golf Course and Onewheel Demo Course Open throughout the event

8am GoPro MTN Enduro Eagle

1:30pm Slackline Industries Highline Demonstration International Bridge

9am Vibram Mountain Masters Disc Golf - Qualifying Day 1 Ford Park

2pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience: Putting Clinic Golden Peak Fly Zone

9am IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Chipotle (Men's Qualification) Mountain Plaza

9:30am Slackline Industries Highline Demonstration International Bridge

2pm DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 1) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone

10am Triggerpoint Athlete Recovery Lounge Open Mountain Plaza

3:30pm Coors Light Kayak Freestyle Qualifier International Bridge

10am The Yoga Girl Experience with Rachel Brathen Ford Park

4pm GoPro Daily Giveaway GoPro RV (Gear Town) 4pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience: Driving/Speed Clinic Golden Peak Fly Zone

10am DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 3) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone

4pm DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 2) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone

11am Gear Town, Adventure Village, Costa Fly Village, Vibram Disc Golf Course and Onewheel Demo Course Open Throughout the event

5pm Slackline Industries Highline Demonstration International Bridge

12pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience Course Opens - Play with a Team Vibram Pro Golden Peak Fly Zone

5pm Free Yoga brought to you by Vail Vitality Center Mountain Plaza/Climbing Wall

12pm DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 4) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone

6:30pm GoPro Mountains of Music presented by Coors Light: Zach Deputy Checkpoint Charlie

12:30pm International Slackline Invitational (Round 1) Gear Town/ Solaris

7:30pm GoPro Mountains of Music presented by Coors Light: J Roddy Walston & The Business Checkpoint Charlie

12:30pm Coors Light Kayak Freestyle (Semi-Finals) International Bridge

7:30pm GoPro Outdoor Reels: GoPro Original Productions Mountain Plaza/Climbing Wall

2pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience: Putting Clinic Golden Peak Fly Zone

8pm GoPro Outdoor Reels presents Chasing Niagara Mountain Plaza/Climbing Wall

2pm DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 5) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone 3pm IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Chipotle (Women’s Qualifier) Mountain Plaza 3:30pm International Slackline Invitational (Round 2) Gear Town/Solaris 4pm GoPro Daily Giveaway GoPro RV (Gear Town) 4pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience: Driving/Speed Clinic Golden Peak Fly Zone 4pm DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 6) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone 4pm Raft Cross International Bridge 5pm Slackline Industries Highline Demonstration International Bridge

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* Schedule subject to change. See mountaingames.com for more.

5pm Superfeet Après 5K Mountain Plaza 6pm Rocky Dog Trail Run presented by The Secret Life of Pets Mountain Plaza 6:30pm GoPro Mountains of Music presented by Coors Light: Tracksuit Wedding Checkpoint Charlie 7:30pm GoPro Mountains of Music presented by Coors Light: KatchaFire Checkpoint Charlie 8pm GoPro Outdoor Reels: Fly Fishing Film Night presented by YETI Coolers Mountain Plaza/ Climbing Wall 9pm GoPro Outdoor Reels: Fly Fishing Film Night presented by YETI Coolers Mountain Plaza/ Climbing Wall

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016 7am Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Qualifier/ Round 1) Ford Park 7:30am Vibram Mountain Masters Disc Golf - Qualifying Day 2 Ford Park 8am EverBank Half Marathon: The Vail Pass Kicker Golden Peak Fly Zone 8am Coors Light Down River Kayak Sprint Gore Creek 8am DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Onsite Registration and Practice Golden Peak Fly Zone 9am Gear Town, Adventure Village, Costa Fly Village, Vibram Disc Golf Course and Onewheel Demo Course Open throughout the event

12pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience Course Opens - Play with a Team Vibram Pro Golden Peak Fly Zone 12pm International Slackline Invitational (Semi-Finals / Round 1) Gear Town/ Solaris 12:30pm GoPro SUP Skills Invitational International Bridge 1pm DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 9) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone 1:30pm Volvo Mountain Mud Run - Kids and Family Wave Golden Peak Fly Zone

9am Triggerpoint Athlete Recovery Lounge Opens Mountain Plaza

2pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience: Putting Clinic Golden Peak Fly Zone

9am DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 7) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone

2pm Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Semi-Final / Round 2) International Bridge

9:30am Down River SUP Sprint Gore Creek

2:30pm Volvo Mountain Mud Run - All Mountain Madness Division Golden Peak Fly Zone

9:30am Slackline Industries Highline Demonstration International Bridge 10am The Yoga Girl Experience with Rachel Brathen Ford Park 10am EverBank X-Country Mountain Bike: The Season Shifter (Kids - 12 and under) Adventure Village/ Lionshead

3:30pm International Slackline Invitational (Semi-Finals / Round 2) Gear Town/ Solaris 3:30pm DockDogs Extreme Vertical Competition presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone

10am IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Chipotle (Semi-Finals) Mountain Plaza

3:45pm EverBank X-Country Mountain Bike: The Season Shifter (Beg, Jrs, Sport, Exp & Vet) Adventure Village/ Lionshead

11am Down River R2 Raft Sprint Gore Creek

3:45pm GoPro Daily Giveaway GoPro RV (Gear Town)

11am DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 8) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone

4pm Vibram Disc Golf Experience: Driving/Speed Clinic Golden Peak Fly Zone

11:45am EverBank X-Country Mountain Bike: The Season Shifter (Expert & Pros) Adventure Village/ Lionshead

4pm Coors Light Kayak Freestyle (Finals) International Bridge

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS * Schedule subject to change. See mountaingames.com for more.

4:30pm IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Chipotle (Finals) Mountain Plaza 6pm Slackline Industries Highline Demonstration International Bridge 7:30pm GoPro Mountains of Music presented by Coors Light: Bonfire Dub Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater 7:30pm Nite Ize Vibram Disc Golf Experience Ford Park 8:15pm Tudor Ultimate River Challenge Awards Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater 8:30pm GoPro Mountains of Music presented by Coors Light: Stephen Marley Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater 8:30pm GoPro Outdoor Reels presents: A GoPro & The Secret Life of Pets collaboration Mountain Plaza/ Climbing Wall 9pm GoPro Outdoor Reels presents: MERU Mountain Plaza/ Climbing Wall

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016 8am Chipotle Youth Bouldering Competition Mountain Plaza 8am Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Finals) Undisclosed Local River

9am DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 10) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone 9am Triggerpoint Athlete Recovery Lounge Opens Mountain Plaza 9am Slackline Industries Highline Demonstration International Bridge 9:30am Vibram Mountain Masters Disc Golf - Finals Ford Park

8am Superfeet Trail 10K-ish Gore Creek Drive

9:30am Volvo Road Bike Time Trial Gear Town/ East Meadow Drive

8:30am Free Yoga brought to you by Vail Vitality Center Location TBA (mountaingames.com)

10:15am Coors Light 8 Ball Kayak (Qualifier) International Bridge

9am Gear Town, Adventure Village, Costa Fly Village, Vibram Disc Golf Course and Onewheel Demo Course Open throughout the event

11am Chipotle Citizen's & Bouldering (Wave 1) Mountain Plaza 11am DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Wave 11) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone 12pm SUP Surf Cross International Bridge 12:30pm International Slackline Invitational (Finals Heat #1) Gear Town/ Solaris 1:30pm DockDogs Speed Retrieveâ„¢ presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone 2pm Chipotle Citizen's & Bouldering (Wave 2) Mountain Plaza 2:30pm International Slackline Invitational (Finals Heat #2 & Awards) Gear Town/ Solaris 4pm DockDogs Outdoor Big Air (Finals) presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone 4pm Coors Light 8 Ball Kayak (Finals) International Bridge

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2pm GoPro Daily Giveaway GoPro RV (Gear Town)


KIDS CLIMBING WALL

KIDS KAYAK POOL

MAP KEY

ONEWHEEL DEMO

(All events subject to change)

1. GOLDEN PEAK FLY ZONE

• Athlete, Media & VIP Registration • Retail Expo & Demo Area • Volvo Mountain Mud Run • Blue Buffalo DockDogs Competitions • EverBank Half Marathon (Start) • Costa Fly Fishing Village

2. FORD PARK

• • Vibram Disc Golf • The Yoga Girl Experience • Saturday Night Free Concert at Gerald R. Ford Ampitheater

• Flashflight Disc Nite presented by Nite Ize

3. MEADOW DRIVE/COVERED BRIDGE

• Event Information Center • Coors Light Kayak Down River Sprint (Finish) • R2 Ra‹ Sprint (Finish) • SUP Sprint (Finish) • Volvo Road Bike Time Trial (Start)

4. GORE CREEK DRIVE

• Superfeet Trail 10K-ish

5. CHECKPOINT CHARLIE/ CONCERT STAGE

• GoPro Mountains of Music Free Concert Stage • Coors Light Bar & Public Concessions • Chipotle Pop Up Restaurant

6. GEAR TOWN

• International Bridge/Vail Whitewater Park • Retail Expo & Demo Area • Event Medical Aid Station • Coors Light Kayak Freestyle • Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Semi-Finals) • Slackline Invitational • Ra‹ Cross • Coors Light 8 Ball Kayak • SUP Surf Cross • Jam in the Van presented by Krave Jerky

7. MOUNTAIN PLAZA

• Retail Expo & Demo Area • IFSC Climbing World Cup • Chipotle Citizen & Youth Climbing • VIP Hospitality • GoPro Outdoor Reels Film Series • TriggerPoint Athlete Lounge • Rocky Dog Trail Run

* LIONSHEAD/ ADVENTURE VILLAGE • EverBank XC Mountain Bike (Start) • Kids Climbing Wall • Kids Kayak Pool • Onewheel Demo • Onewheel Race for the Rail • Retail Expo & Demo Area

* OFF SITE EVENTS

• Steep Creek Championship Homestake Creek, Red Cliff

• GoPro MTN Enduro (Start) Eagle Town Park, Eagle

• Costa 2 Fly X-Stream (Finals) Undisclosed Local River

presented by The Secret Life of Pets

• Superfeet Aprés 5K Trail Run

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Visit us at the Goal Zero trailer in Adventure Village

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FREE CONCERTS

GOPRO MOUNTAINS OF MUSIC Presented by Coors Light

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THURSDAY, JUNE 9 | 6:30PM Checkpoint Charlie The Ultimate One-Man Band

J RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 | 7:30PM Checkpoint Charlie All American Rock & Roll

TRACKSUIT WEDDING

FRIDAY, JUNE 10 | 6:30PM Checkpoint Charlie A Perfect Marriage of Funk & Rock

KATCHAFIRE

FRIDAY, JUNE 10 | 7:30PM Checkpoint Charlie Roots Reggae Phenomenon

BONFIRE DUB

SATURDAY, JUNE 11 | 7PM Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Local Favorites

STEPHEN “RAGGA” MARLEY

SATURDAY, JUNE 11 | 8:30PM Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Reggae Royalty

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FREE FILMS

GOPRO OUTDOOR REELS FILM SERIES GOPRO ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 | 7:30PM

CHASING NIAGARA

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 | 8PM Rush Sturges’ “Chasing Niagara,” tracks the preparations of Mexico’s Rafa Ortiz, one of the world’s best and most daring big waterfall kayakers, to run the 167-foot Niagara Falls.

GOPRO ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS

FRIDAY, JUNE 10 | 7:30PM

FLY FISHING FILM NIGHT PRESENTED BY YETI

FRIDAY, JUNE 10 | 8PM Description TBD

GoPro Outdoor Reels presents:

A GOPRO AND THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS COLLABORATION

SATURDAY, JUNE 11 *Following IFSC Climbing Finals

MERU

A film by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi SATURDAY, JUNE 11 Three renowned climbers navigate nature’s harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas.

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RETAIL, EXPO & DEMO AREAS: Gear Town

Located throughout Meadow Drive, the Covered Bridge, Mountain Plaza, Golden Peak and the International Bridge, Gear Town is the GoPro Mountain Games equivalent to a farmers market with one big exception: we’ve traded the fresh produce and random nick-nacks for gear, swag, food, beer gardens and the largest collection of outdoor brands to ever take Vail Village by storm.

Adventure Village

Outdoor lifestyle fun for the whole family! Located at the Lionshead Gondola Yard, you and your family can get a taste for a few of the adventure sports featured at the GoPro Mountain Games. Kids can learn to kayak “sit-on-top” style in a giant water tank, climb on a portable climbing wall or test out the NEW Onewheel Demo course. GOLDEN Golden Peak PEAK Fly Zone

GOLDEN PEAK

What do DockDogs, FLY FLY disc golf andZONE fly ZONE fishing have in common? Flight (think about it). That’s why we call this venue the Golden Peak Fly Zone. Open at 9:00 am throughout the weekend, enjoy Vibram’s free disc golf clinics, free casting clinics and prize wheels in the Costa Fly Fishing Village and everyone’s favorite spectator event, DockDogs presented by Blue Buffalo.

GoPro Coors Light Adidas Outdoor Akinz Aksel’s Hats and Tees Airhead SUP Antlers Vail / Vail Summer Blue Grass Beyond Costal / Chums Big Agnes BioLite Black Box Blue Buffalo Boa Technology BOOM by Polk Buff Bullfrog Sunscreen Chipotle Chuck & Don’s Cirque Mountain Apparel Confluence Watersports Costa Costco Cricket Trailer Croakies Dublin Dog Eagles Nest Outfitters EcoxGear Elevation Outdoors Evaletric EverBank Evolv FiveTen Fluid Stance Flying Eagle Disc Society G-Form Goal Zero Go RVing Gosling’s Gum Green Goo Guayaki Organic Yerba Mate Hamboards Heka Energy Hi Dow High Fives Foundation Honey Stinger Jaybird Sport Joshua Tree Skin Care Kind Designs Klean Kanteen Klymit Kokopelli Packraft Kora Korbel Krave Jerky Kush Climbing Kyocera KZYR 97.7 – The Zephyr.Vail La Sportiva

Leki Lander LL Bean Made in Nature Meir Skis MillerCoors Mile High Mountaineering Mizco / re fuel Native Eyewear Nite Ize NOLS Nuun Hydration Onewheel Optimum Nutrition Orvis Osprey Outside Magazine Pacqui Tortilla Chips Point6 PrincetonTec Qalo Qloom The Red Bulletin RepYourWater RESQWATER Rhino-Rack RinseKit Rislone Rock and Ice Ruffwear Season Five Skratch Labs SOL Paddle Boards SUP COLORADO SuperFeet Tamrac Tec Laboratories TEN / GRINDTV Tenkara THULE Trango Trek Bikes Trek Light Gear TriggerPoint Tudor Watches Utivity Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea Vail Resorts Vail Valley Pharmacy VanWorks Vibram VOLVO Voormi Warrior Dog Foundation Xfinity Yakima YETI Coolers YoColorado Zuke’s

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SLACKLINE INDUSTRIES HIGHLINE DEMONSTRATIONS

International Bridge

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Mountain Plaza/Climbing Wall

VIBRAM DISC GOLF EXPERIENCE

THURSDAY - SATURDAY | 12PM, 2PM &, 4PM

Golden Peak Fly Zone

FLASHFLIGHT DISC NITE PRESENTED BY NITE IZE

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THURSDAY, JUNE 9

PADDLE Kayak: Coors Light Steep Creek Championship Homestake Creek, Red Cliff The world’s best paddlers charge down the ¼-mile chunder of Homestake Creek where only the top 10 boaters in the male and female divisions advance after the first run. Race rules are simple: the fastest combined time after two runs wins.

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Kayak: Coors Light Down River Kayak Sprint * Gore Creek Paddling endurance is only one aspect of this down-river race – reading the water is the other. Boaters shuttle out to the East Vail put-in and race three miles down the class IIIII waters of Gore Creek to the Covered Bridge finish in Vail Village. With a rally race format – kayakers drop at timed ULTIMATE RIVER CHALLENGE intervals – competitors are racing against the clock. *Part of the Kyocera Ultimate Mountain Challenge and TUDOR Ultimate River Challenge

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International Bridge/Vail Whitewater Park Come June, Vail’s Gore Creek bucks like an ill-tempered bull, and the world’s best kayakers (along with local heroes) dive in for a rompin’ stompin’ kayakin’ rodeo series right beneath the International Bridge in the heart of the GoPro Mountain Games’ action. Paddlers have one minute to throw down their best acrobatics and surf skills to determine this year’s freestyle champ. Qualifiers are on Thursday afternoon, Semi-Finals are on Friday afternoon and the best of the best qualify for Saturday's Finals.

International Bridge This is the whitewater version of a demolition derby. As many as 10 kayakers race through a 200–meter timed sprint and attempt to avoid being knocked out by the 8 Ballers, kayakers waiting patiently to attack and slow them down on their way to the finish line at the International Bridge. Think full-contact kayaking, where rubbin’ (and ramming) is racin’.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Kayak: Coors Light 8 Ball Kayak

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Kayak: Coors Light Kayak Freestyle

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11

PADDLE Stand Up Paddle: SUP Surf Sprint* Gore Creek Mirrored off the classic Down River Sprint, the race is on a timed three-mile stretch of Gore Creek from East Vail to Vail Village. Competitors must stand strong on the class ULTIMATE RIVER CHALLENGE II-III rapids of this course as several low bridges, drops and wave trains make for some tricky paddling in the shadows of the Gore Range.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

*Part of the TUDOR Ultimate River Challenge.

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Stand Up Paddle: SUP Skills Invitational International Bridge The best and the brightest SUPers in the country will put on a fun and creative display of skills at 12:30 p.m. on June 11. The event will run from the Covered Bridge to the International Bridge, and athletes will complete a series of challenging skills and maneuvers as they run the river. It's a best-timewins format with the winner decided after two rounds.

Stand Up Paddle: SUP Surf Cross International Bridge Think boardercross meets SUP in this mass-start-everyman/woman-for-themselves format. The first to survive the 300-yard sprint from the Covered Bridge to the International Bridge wins. Along the way, athletes try to remain standing through collisions and obstacles, both natural and man-made.

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International Bridge On two-person rafts, three pods of boaters race headto-head in an aggressive sprint from the Covered Bridge down 300 yards to the International Bridge. Along the way, rafters must navigate no less than two upstream markers and avoid being knocked off course by other teams. Don’t forget, ramming is allowed.

Gore Creek Identical in format to the Down River Kayak and SUP Sprints, the R2 Raft Sprint is a three-mile raft race (two personRIVER rafts) on the Class II-III whitewater of Gore Creek ULTIMATE CHALLENGE from East Vail to the Covered Bridge in Vail Village. With a rally race format, rafters drop at timed intervals and teams will be racing against the clock. ULTIMATE ULTIMATE RIVER RIVER * Part of the TUDOR Ultimate River Challenge CHALLENGE

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FRIDAY, JUNE 10

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11 – SUNDAY, JUNE 12

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Round 1 – Golden Peak East Round 2 – International Bridge Finals – An undisclosed section of river Professional and amateur anglers compete side-by-side in the preliminary casting round, which is judged on accuracy and distance. From there, the top 20 men and five women move to Gore Creek and again cast for accuracy from the river banks to a hanging target from the International Bridge. The top 10 men and the top two women move on to the finals held on Sunday. The final round is held on an undisclosed local river based on up-to-date water and fishing conditions. The location is announced on Saturday night for Sunday’s finals where finalists fish for highest count and fish size with only two fly patterns total. The angler racking up the highest points wins the grand prize and more cash is awarded for the largest single catch of the day.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 10

GoPro MTN Enduro

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Eagle, Colorado For the first time in its history, the GoPro Mountain Games will offer the GoPro MTN Enduro event in nearby Eagle, Colorado. Untimed pedaling sections are combined with timed downhill sections to create the GoPro MTN Enduro, which will wind riders through trails in and around the town of Eagle. This one-day event will be a first foray into enduro racing, which could become a multi-day event in years to come. The center of activity will be the Eagle Town Park, in the heart of Eagle.

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EverBank X-Country Mountain Bike: The Season Shifter* This year’s race will find its epicenter in Lionshead as part of this year’s expansion into new terrain for the GoPro Mountain Games. Single-track and dirt road racing will test endurance and tenacity on a course that has become a classic component of the GoPro Mountain Games. This challenging event on Vail Mountain has one of the largest cash purses in the mountain biking world.

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

Adventure Village/ Lionshead

*Part of the Kyocera Ultimate Mountain Challenge.

Covered Bridge Competitors of all ages and abilities race on the original Time Trial course from the 1980s tour, the Coors Classic and Vail Time Trial stage of the USA Pro Challenge. Winners are crowned in age group categories.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Volvo Road Bike Time Trial*

*Part of the Kyocera Ultimate Mountain Challenge.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

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Superfeet Aprés 5K Mountain Plaza If you’re the kind of person who gets antsy watching the action from the sidelines, the Superfeet Après 5K Trail Run is a great way to get involved and burn some calories over the weekend. It’s a 5K that isn’t a back breaker, but it’s not for couch potatoes, either.

Rocky Dog Trail Run presented by The Secret Life of Pets Mountain Plaza Racers enjoy a 5K run or one-mile run/walk on and around Vail Mountain with their four-legged friends. Now in its fourth year, this event attracts dogs and people of all shapes, sizes and athletic ability. Participants are limited to one dog each and all dogs must stay on a leash for the entire trail run.

Volvo Mountain Mud Run Golden Peak The GoPro Mountain Games Volvo Mountain Mud Run is always a mess, which is exactly what we love about it. Back by popular demand in 2015, this year’s Volvo Mountain Mud run is even muddier, family friendly and enjoyable. There are two waves of the Mountain Mud Run at Golden Peak: the Kids and Family Wave at 1:30 p.m. and the All Mountain Madness Wave at 2:30 p.m.

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Golden Peak The Vail Pass Kicker Half Marathon is a spirited test of mind and body set against the backdrop of the stunning Rocky Mountains in the heart of Vail’s Gore Range. The event starts off in the center of the Vail Village in the midst of all the GoPro Mountain Games action, and then carries runners along a winding path through 13.7 miles and 2,900 feet to the top of Vail Pass. A perfect altitude-conditioning exercise for those training for later marathons, the Vail Pass Kicker Half Marathon has become a fan favorite among GoPro Mountain Games participants.

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

EverBank Half Marathon: The Vail Pass Kicker

Superfeet Trail 10K-ish* Vail Mountain SUNDAY, JUNE 12

The Superfeet Trail 10K-ish is just a smidgeon longer than 10 kilometers that add up to a beautiful jaunt around and across Vail’s storied slopes. Alternating meadows and patches of deep aspen groves are scattered throughout the run. With elevations above 9,000 feet, this course truly tests a trail runner’s fitness with constant elevation changes and mountainous terrain, and is known as one of the most challenging 10K races in the nation. *Part of the Kyocera Ultimate Mountain Challenge.

RICK LOHRE

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SATURDAY JUNE 10 - SUNDAY JUNE 12

DISC GOLF

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Vibram Mountain Masters Disc Golf Vail Village/Ford Park As its name implies, disc golf is golf with a flying disc, rather than a ball. The sport was formalized in the 1970s, and shares with "ball golf" the object of completing each hole in the fewest strokes (or, in the case of disc golf, fewest throws). Like many of the events at the GoPro Mountain Games, there's a twist. Competitors must survive three skills challenges and two nine-hole rounds of disc golf before earning a place in the finals on Sunday. The top 50 players with the best skills in qualifying will step up to play in the final round of golf on our one-of-a-kind disc golf championship course. There are divisions and payouts for both men & women.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 10 & SATURDAY, JUNE 11

YOGA

The Yoga Girl Experience with Rachel Brathen Friday, June 10 – “Magic in Motion” Saturday, June 11 – “The Art of Letting Go” Ford Park Rachel Brathen is a New York Times best-selling author, motivational speaker and international yoga teacher residing in Aruba. Known to her 2 million social media followers as ‘Yoga Girl’ she travels the world teaching and spreading the message of yoga, inspiring people across the globe to live a life of balance and self-love every single day. Take one or both of Rachel’s 90-minute sessions at this year’s GoPro Mountain Games and join us in welcoming one of the most well-known names in yoga. Namaste.

RICK LOHRE / BEN KANE

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DISC NITE SATURDAY NIGHT, GoPro MOUNTAIN GAMES ®

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NIGHT ROUND OF DISC GOLF AND FUN! All abilities and ages are welcome! In addition to LED disc golf, we will have games, prizes, and all our LED flying discs for evening fun. For more info, swing by the Nite Ize booth in the Gear Town Expo.

SATURDAY, JUNE 11TH LOCATED AT FORD PARK next to the concert 7:30P - 10:00P FREE TO PLAY! bring the whole family


FRI., JUNE 10 – SAT., JUNE 11

CLIMB

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IFSC Bouldering World Cup presented by Chipotle Mountain Plaza Athletes from 25 countries descend on Vail to compete in the IFSC Bouldering World Cup, the only Bouldering World Cup event hosted in North America. A sea of spectators watch as the world’s most agile athletes navigate the difficult problems to reach the top — only an elite few will make it.

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Mountain Plaza Amateur and youth climbers have the opportunity to climb the same wall as the World Cup athletes, completing route problems that require a serious blend of gymnastic ability, grip strength and precision concentration.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Chipotle Citizen, Youth & Bouldering Competitions

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Vail Jazz @ Vail Square brings the world’s most celebrated jazz bands to the heart of picturesque Lionshead Village! With a vibrant array of performances, this weekly series is the perfect summer evening to spend with family and friends. Tickets start at just $20! Or, choose four of your favorite shows with the new Vail Jazz @ Vail Square subscription.


FRI. JUNE 10 - SUN. JUNE 12

SLACKLINE

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Slackline

International Slackline Invitational presented by Slackline Industries Gear Town/Solaris The best pro slackliners from around the globe battle it out head to head in this extreme trickline competition. You’ll be amazed at the level of balance, control and acrobatics performed by these athletes, who compete under new, more competitive rules this year. Wanna give it a shot? An interactive slackline area will be set up for everyone to try throughout the weekend.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11 – SUNDAY, JUNE 12

MULTI-EVENT CHALLENGES

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Kyocera Ultimate Mountain Challenge The Kyocera Ultimate Mountain Challenge (UMC) is the ultimate test of skill, power and endurance where marquee athletes — many at the pinnacle of their professional careers — push through some of the most demanding races in the country, all in two days. The combined lowest times in four events determine the ultimate pro individuals (men and women) and the ultimate amateur teams (men and women). Saturday’s events are the Coors Light Down River Sprint and the EverBank X-Country Mountain Bike. Sunday’s competitions are the Superfeet Trail 10K-ish and the Volvo Road Bike Time Trial.

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TUDOR Ultimate River Challenge

Competitors must compete, back-to-back-to-back, in the Coors Light Down River Kayak Sprint, Down River SUP Sprint, and Down River R2 Raft Sprint on Gore Creek. The Ultimate River Man & Woman will be crowned based on the lowest combined time in all three events. Sounds like the perfect way to spend Saturday morning at the GoPro Mountain Games! ULTIMATE RIVER CHALLENGE Competitors must find a partner for the R2 Raft Sprint to compete in the final leg and can win in each individual event (SUP Sprint, Kayak Sprint, R2 Sprint). The Ultimate River Man ULTIMATE ULTIMATE & Woman will RIVER be awarded with cash, and a RIVER CHALLENGE TUDOR Black Bay Blues Watch. CHALLENGE

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11

The Ultimate Mountain Challenge (URC) is the ultimate test of who are the fastest all-around river masters at the GoPro Mountain Games. This grueling three-leg competition covers all three major whitewater crafts: kayaks, stand up paddle boards, and rafts.

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FOR LIFE’S EVERYDAY ADVENTURES

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FRIDAY, JUNE 10

THURS., JUNE 9 – SUN., JUNE 12

DOGS

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DockDogs Outdoor Big Air presented by Blue Buffalo Golden Peak Fly Zone Dogs, their unbridled enthusiasm, and their hilariously adorable faces will all be up in the air at the DockDogs Big Air competition. In Big Air, dogs sprint down the dock runway and leap into the air as the owner throws the dog’s favorite toy out in front. The canine with the longest measured distance wins.

Rocky Dog Trail Run presented by The Secret Life of Pets Mountain Plaza Racers enjoy a 5K run or one-mile run/walk on and around Vail Mountain with their four-legged friends. Now in its fourth year, this event attracts dogs and people of all shapes, sizes and athletic ability. Participants are limited to one dog each and all dogs must stay on a leash for the entire trail run.

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Golden Peak Fly Zone If Big Air is the long jump of dog competition, Extreme Vertical is the high jump. A bumper is suspended ten feet above the water and the pup sprints down the dock, jumping up at the end in an effort to grab the toy. The dog with the highest measured jump is the winner.

Golden Peak Fly Zone Open to all good swimmers, the Speed Retrieve is a timed event that involves the pup jumping off the dock and swimming to a duck positioned at the far end of the pool. Once the dog retrieves the duck, the clock stops and the canine with the fastest time takes the prize.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 12

DockDogs Speed Retrieve presented by Blue Buffalo

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

DockDogs Extreme Vertical presented by Blue Buffalo

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GOPRO MOUNTAIN CLICK PHOTO COMP

Amateur and professional shutterbugs are welcome and the reward is your photos featured in the November issue of Shutterbug Magazine, gear from Tamrac and cash prizes! All competitors receive credentials for access not granted to the general public. Registration is open before, during and after the event at register.mountaingames.com PHOTO BY ANDREW RHODES TAYLOR

CATEGORIES MOUNTAIN CLICK | ANYTHING GOES Use any camera you like to capture and then submit a series of three images that represents your competitive gallery. Images should be of different sports, but keep a consistent style, color, or mood throughout your gallery. Winning photo album will receive $700 and your photos featuring in Shutterbug Magazine. GOPRO MOUNTAIN CLICK Using a GOPRO camera capture and then submit a series of three images that represents your competitive gallery. Images should be of different sports, but keep a consistent style, color, or mood throughout your gallery. Winning photo album will receive $700 and your photos featuring in Shutterbug Magazine. ALL MOUNTAIN HONORABLE MENTIONS Competitors may also (or only) submit one photo into each of the six All Mountain Honorary Mention categories below. GoPro and non-GoPro photos welcome! Winning photos will receive $150 and a Hoodoo Pack from Tamrac. Photos submitted for the MOUNTAIN CLICK and GOPRO MOUNTAIN CLICK categories can ALSO be submitted to the categories below: Doggy Style Super Fan(s) Sick Trick Killer Kids Mountain MUD Mountain MUSIC

PHOTO BY MATT ANGIONO

PHOTO BY MATT ANGIONO

PHOTO BY MATT ANGIONO

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2015 WINNERS MOUNTAIN CLICK | ANYTHING GOES: Matt Angiono

SICK TRICK: Thomas Mitchell

GOPRO MOUNTAIN CLICK: Andrew Taylor

KILLER KIDS: Angela Ann Lynn Gondor

DOGGY STYLE: Thomas Mitchell

MOUNTAIN MUD: Matt Angiono

SUPER FAN(S): Alexandru Dobos

MOUNTAIN MUSIC: Katrin Bell

PHOTOS BY ANDREW RHODES TAYLOR

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2016 AWARDS / RESULTS INFO DockDogs awards will be presented immediately following the end of each individual DockDogs event final in the Golden Peak Fly Zone.

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 Coors Light Steep Creek Championship

7:30 pm

Checkpoint Charlie

3:00 pm

Eagle Town Park

FRIDAY, JUNE 10 GoPro MTN Enduro

Raft Cross 5:45 pm

I-Bridge

Superfeet Après 5K

6:30 pm

Mountain Plaza

Rocky Dog Trail Run presented by The Secret Life of Pets

7:30 pm

Mountain Plaza

EverBank X-Country MTB (Kids race)

10:15 am

Adventure Village/Lionshead

EverBank Half Marathon: The Vail Pass Kicker

2:00 pm

Checkpoint Charlie

EverBank X-Country MTB (Pro, Exp, SS)

2:30 pm

Adventure Village/Lionshead

Coors Light Kayak Freestyle

5:00 pm

I-Bridge

Coors Light Kayak Down River Sprint

5:00 pm

I-Bridge

Down River SUP Sprint

5:00 pm

I-Bridge

Down River R2 Raft Sprint

5:00 pm

I-Bridge

GoPro SUP Skills invitational

5:00 pm

I-Bridge

Chipotle IFSC Bouldering World Cup

6:30 pm

Mountain Plaza

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

EverBank X-Country MTB (Beg, Jrs, Sport & Vet) 6:30 pm

Adventure Village/Lionshead

TUDOR Ultimate River Challenge

7:30 pm

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

Chipotle Youth Bouldering

11:45 am

Mountain Plaza

Superfeet Trail 10K-ish

11:00 am

Checkpoint Charlie

Slackline 1:15 pm

Gear Town/Solaris

Volvo Road Bike Time Trial

3:00 pm

Checkpoint Charlie

Kyocera Ultimate Mountain Challenge

3:00 pm

Checkpoint Charlie

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Vibram Mountain Masters Disc Golf Tournament 3:30 pm

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

Costa 2 Fly X-Stream

4:00 pm

Checkpoint Charlie

Coors Light 8 Ball Kayak

4:45 pm

I-Bridge

SUP Surf Cross 5:00 pm

I-Bridge

Chipotle Citizen's Bouldering

Mountain Plaza

5:45 pm

All Times & Locations Subject To Change

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2015 Mountain Games Photographers: We’re showing some major love for our photographers from the 2015 GoPro Mountain Games. All their photos have been featured throughout this publication and on our website, Facebook page, Instagram and so much more!

ZACH MAHONE

www.zachmahone.com @Zach_Photo @zach_photo

BEN MARKHART

benmarkhart.com @BenMarkhart

RICK LOHRE

www.ricklohre.com @RickLohre @photolohre

PHOTO LOVE LOGAN ROBERTSON

www.loganrobertsonphoto.com @LRphotoTweets @loganrobertsonphoto

JOHNRYAN LOCKMAN

showlovemedia.com @ShowLoveMedia @showlovemedia

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Verizon

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YETI Coolers

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The Wren at Vail

Bike Magazine

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