Rebecca Rusch Wraps Up Gold Rusch Tour with NYC Events - SNEWS

Rebecca Rusch Wraps Up Gold Rusch Tour with NYC Events

The World Mountain Bike champ will host An Evening with the Pros: Rebecca Rusch and Katie Holden, including meet and greets, film screenings and rides for fans and media
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Rebecca Rusch, the three-time Leadville Trail 100 Women's Champion and three-time 24 Hour Solo Mountain Biking World Champion, announces the final stop in her SRAM Gold Rusch Tour with a number of events in New York City October 6-8th. Rusch will host a Meet and Greet and a free clinic with fellow MTB pro Katie Holden, a screening of the 2010 Race Across the Sky documentary and will take local media on private rides through New York City's Highbridge Park.

An Evening with the Pros: Rebecca Rusch and Katie Holden
What: Enjoy food, drinks and socializing with two of the top women's mountain bikers
When: 6:30-8:30pm on Thursday Oct. 6th
Where: Sid's Bike Shop at 151 W. 19th St.

2010 Race Across the Sky Screening and After Party
What: Documentary about the 2010 Leadville Trail 100 MTB race; after party hosted by Bicycle Habitat. All proceeds from the screening go to IMBA and NYCMTB.
Where: Film Screening and after party at the Crosby Street Hotel at 79 Crosby St.
When: 8pm on Friday Oct. 7th
Cost: $20; Tickets available at http://raceacrossthesky.eventbrite.com/


Free Women's MTB Clinic
What: SRAM Pros Rebecca Rusch and Katie Holden will host free clinics for women all day. The SRAM MTB Ride Experience 2 x10 Van will be on site with bikes to test.
When: 10am-4pm on Saturday Oct 8th
Where: Highbridge Park between 155th St. and Dyckman St.

Rebecca will ride with media on Thursday Oct. 6th and Friday Oct. 7th. Those interested in scheduling a media appointment should contact Amy May (amy@outsidemedia.com) at their earliest convenience.

The reigning and three-time Leadville Trail 100 Women's Champion and three-time World 24 hr Champion knows a thing or two about pain. Drawing from a background in adventure racing, Rebecca has a deep well of skills: paddling, rock climbing, biking, navigating, skiing, and more. Since turning pro in 2001, Rebecca has proven to the world she has what it takes to execute any of the above even after going beyond her limits in faraway places like Kyrgyzstan and Tibet. After winning adventure races became routine, she added 24 Hour Solo Mountain Bike racing to her résumé and proceeded to dominate the sport. Rusch writes regularly about her adventures and training and her thoughts can be found at www.rebeccarusch.com. www.twitter.com/thequeenofpain

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