As the High School seasons starts to kick off, we wanted to reflect on the summer mountain bike season. This summer we were so proud of all our athletes. All of our girls overcame fears, pushed their limits and learned so much about themselves. Abi Elizalde qualified for a USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals sport early in the year and had an experience she will always remember.
Christa Ghent, An Alumnus of Ski And Snowboard Club Vail And The University of Colorado Returns To Give Back To The Valley That Helped Her Grow.
On March 9th, Christa Ghent joined The Cycle Effect as the Development Director. Her expertise in the cycling industry and knowledge gained from her previous role as the Marketing Coordinator at Quick Left, a custom software development company based in Boulder, brings a new level of structure and commitment to the company. The Cycle Effect is a 501(c)3 public charity with a mission to empower young women through mountain biking to achieve brighter futures and build stronger communities. The charity experienced a large amount of growth in 2014, with 300% expansion, and the beginning of a new program in Summit County. As the nonprofit continues to grow, Christa will help bring structure and policies into place. She will work alongside Brett Donelson, Executive Director and Founder, and the active Board of Directors. Christa will be working in the Vail Valley, as well as Boulder, CO.