SGB is covering the GoPro Mountain Games on June 9 with up-to-the minutes coverage of climbing, kayaking, mountain biking and dog competitions.

Writer Live At the Event:  Travis Poulin

The annual GoPro Mountain games are the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, music and the mountain lifestyle.

Professional and amateur outdoor adventure athletes from the Vail Valley and around the world will converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in nine sports and 25 disciplines including x-country and road cycling, freestyle, 8-Ball, sprint and extreme kayaking, raft cross, World Cup Climbing, stand up paddle sprint and surf cross, as well as trail, mud and road running, dog comps and the Ultimate Mountain Challenge.

In addition to the athletic events, the GoPro Mountain Games will include a mountain photography competition, adventure film school, film festival, an interactive exhibition and demo area, live music and mountain lifestyle parties.

The GoPro Mountain Games are a project of the Vail Valley Foundation. Stay tuned for interviews from athletes in climbing and kayaking.

If you are at the games and want to check in with SGB, please contact Travis – or 207-664-8828.

Photo courtesy Dan Davis