April 21, 2015 (Mont-Tremblant, QC) – As the mountain bike season sprints across the start line shoulder to shoulder with Tremblant’s summer season, VéloMotion is hosting the 21st edition of the Canada Cup & Québec Cup Mountain Bike Series on May 16. The XCO and downhill events – and the new urban duathlon – will be hotly contested on-mountain and in the pedestrian village, so spectators can stay in the heart of the action.
New Urban Duathlon & BikeYoga with Ariane Lavigne
On May 16 at 9am, pairs comprised of one trail runner and one mountain biker challenge rival teams on courses that transition through the pedestrian village, and around the base of the mountain. Held simultaneously, the pairs are clocked every time they go through the transition zone. The team that crosses the transition zone most often in the set time frame is crowned the winner. Two disciplines, two courses, two team members and one transition zone. Information and registration – velomotion.ca.
May 18, ambassador athlete Ariane Lavigne is hosting a new activity featuring a mountain bike ride for intermediate-expert cyclists, a yoga session on Place Saint-Bernard in partnership with Lolë, and a sports nutrition workshop live from Fluide juice bar. Space is limited so advance registration is highly recommended – velomotion.ca.
Olympic XC & Individual Québec Cup & Canada Cup Race Series
The Québec Cup & Canada Cup cross-country events are held May 17 at 8:15am on the Canada Cup trail. These endurance events take place on a course that extends across nearly 4 km. Several course segments include new obstacles set up within the pedestrian village. This year’s must-attend event, watch as ambassador athlete Felix Burke – 2014 men’s junior OXC champion – defends his title. The excitement continues Monday May 18 with the downhill portion of the event, when athletes attack the World Cup trail’s winding 2.4 km course, at 12:30 pm. Race results will be posted on the event’s Facebook page.
Summer Delight Lodging Offer & Up to 50% Off at Pedestrian Village Merchants
By booking a one-night stay or longer before June 22 2015, vacationers receive at least 25% off lodging with bonus unlimited free access to the scenic gondola, at participating hotels. Plus on May 16-17-18, shops with a blue dot are offering up to 50% off the second item purchased.
Tremblant: Take Me to the Top
Tremblant is a top four-season resort destination owing to the excellence of its guest experience both at the mountain, and in its pedestrian village. Its views of the Laurentians, the diversity of its offer and its highly acclaimed major events – of which IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant, 24h of Tremblant, Wanderlust and the Tremblant International Blues Festival – have earned it a place among the World’s 25 Best Ski Towns in 2014 according to National Geographic, and the title of #1 Ski Resort in Eastern North America for a 17th time by SKI Magazine readers. With your sweetheart, friends, family or group, Tremblant welcomes vacationers on direct flights from Toronto with Air Canada and Porter Airlines, to enjoy 1,900 lodging units fanned out across 13 hotel establishments, over 75 restaurants, boutiques and a Casino, all at nature’s doorstep.