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Winter 2018-2019 TEAM Registration Now Open!

August 1, 2018
TEAM Registration for winter 2018-2019 is open as of August 1st! The early pricing and scholarship deadline for TEAM programs is September 12th

Click here to download a TEAM program guide. 

Click here to register for a TEAM program. 

Click here to download a TEAM scholarship application. 

If you have any questions as you navigate registration, please contact your program director: 
Adaptive: Tim Emling, temling@teamavsc.org
Alpine: Alice Black, ablack@teamavsc.org 
Freestyle / Freeride: Eric Knight, eknight@teamavsc.org 
Quick read more or view full article /> Nordic: August Teague, ateague@teamavsc.org 
Snowboard: Jason Cook, jcook@teamavsc.org 

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Lake Christine Fire - Alpine Bank + ACF

July 5, 2018

We are deeply saddened by the Lake Christine Fire’s ongoing devastation at the heart of our community. Our thoughts are with those affected by this tragedy. We are so incredibly proud to be a part of this community and to call the Roaring Fork Valley home and it pains us to realize the challenges that so many - directly or indirectly - are enduring as a result of this fire.
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Two of our community partners, Alpine Bank and Aspen Community Foundation, are raising funds to help those most in need. If you are looking for a way to help and are in a position to aid financially, here are the links:

Our sincerest thanks goes out to the crews working around the clock to keep us safe. Your heroic efforts are appreciated beyond measure.

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July 4th Alumni + Community BBQ

June 25, 2018
4th of July BBQJoin AVSC for our annual July 4th cookout in Koch Park! Head over to the park after the July 4th parade to enjoy delicious Crystal River Meats grass-fed burgers, live music, games, a dunk tank, snow cones, volleyball, beer and beverage garden, and more!

$10 kids 12 & under  |  $20 adults (tickets include lunch)
AVSC alumni - your first beer is on us! 
 
Buy tickets to the BBQ!

Keep the pedaleando rolling at July 4th with a bike donation! We are so Quick read more or view full article encouraged by the community support behind our push to get the Roaring Fork Valley on bikes! Do you have a bike that you are no longer using? Bring it to Koch Park on July 4th! We're accepting bikes of all sizes (in working condition) and look forward to finding them new homes throughout the valley! If you have a bike but don't want to bring it to the park or can't make it on the 4th, please feel free to drop it by the clubhouse! Leave it in front of our garage anytime from July 2nd - 6th and we'll find it a new home!
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Community Pedaleando: THANK YOU!

June 14, 2018
We had a great time at the Community Pedaleando! Thanks to all who came out to North Face Park in Carbondale to ride, learn, eat, and celebrate with us!
 
Thank you to our partners: Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), Aspen Community Foundation (ACF), and Valley Settlement  
 
Check out some pictures from the day.
 
Some highlights…
  • We had 250 attendees this year!
  • Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron and Olympian Chris Klug led out the group ride
  • 30 bikes were tuned by Aloha
  • 20 bikes given away by Quick read more or view full article Way of Compassion Bike Project
  • 20 helmets given away by Aspen Valley Hospital
  • 19 bikes borrowed from AVSC’s fleet of Giant Bicycles
  • Great raffle prizes donated by Basalt Bike & Ski, Aspen Skiing Company, Cyclebar, and Dakine
  • 125 tacos made by Taqueria El Nopal (made with pork donated by Rock Bottom Ranch!)
  • 220 grass-fed meat burgers and 120 hot dogs donated by Crystal River Meats
  • Piles of Sweets supplied by The Little Nell, The Hotel Jerome, and Cyclebar
  • Dozens of eggs were given away by ACES
 
…and A LOT of fun was had by all!
 
We’re already looking forward to next year! In the meantime, come ride with us! AVSC has mountain biking programs all summer long, including a free introductory clinic. Learn more and sign up here.
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Ten AVSC Alumni Named to US National Team

May 28, 2018

Alex Ferreira Ajax ParadeCongratulations to the following AVSC Alumni on qualifying for their respective US team! We can't wait to watch where your commitment, teamwork, and integrity takes you next.  

Alpine:

Nordic:

Freestyle/Freeskiing:

Snowboard:

  • Jake Canter (SS/Big Air Rookie Team, HP Rookie Team)
  • Chris Corning (SS/Big Air Pro Team)
  • Hagen Kearney (SBX A Team)
  • Jake Pates (HP Pro Team)
  • See snowboard team nominations. 

Photo: Matt Power 
Alex Ferreira leading the charge in a celebratory ski parade down Aspen Mountain after he returned home from PyeongChang 2018 with a silver medal.
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