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Vertical Express for Can Do MS 2014:  Saturday, February 8th - Vail Mountain, CO
 Description

 SKI or RIDE to Make a Difference!

Vertical Express for Can Do MS returns to its roots here in Vail, CO for the first time in many years. This is a fun, on-mountain event for skiers, boarders, and telemarkers of all abilities and ages that benefits Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit (501)(c)(3) organization and leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.Come celebrate our 30th anniversary and shred amazing powder on the slopes, enjoy apres parties with your friends and help us empower families living with MS!

Four US Ski Resorts will host Vertical Express events in 2014. The series has raised over $11 Million in its 28 year history.

 Vail Mountain Vertical Express 2014

There is a $25 registration fee which will be included in your fundraising effort. If you raise $250 or more, you reach VIP status and get a special VIP giftbag. Additional fundraising prizes will be announced soon and there will be a grand prize for the person that raises the most for Vertical Express for Can Do MS at Vail Mountain!

Sign up today as an individual or a team for a day of fun, on-snow activities and a chance to win some terrific prizes! Or come on out and volunteer for the day and enjoy the festivities!

Event Overview:

Friday, February 7 – Opening Ceremony Party at Marriott Vail Mountain Resort & Spa (4:00pm – 7:00pm) 
4:30pm
 – Lecture on adaptive skiing
5:00pm – A special screening of CAN DO: The Legacy of Jimmie Heuga celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his Bronze medal win at the IX Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria

Saturday, February 8  - Vail Mountain
All Day – Adaptive Skiing Demo – Can Do MS will select individuals living with MS to spend the day with an adaptive ski instructor.
10:00am - 2:00pm - 
On-Mountain Scavenger Hunt
8:00am – 10:30pm
 – Registration at Lionshead base area
10:00am – 12:00pm – Races on EpicMix Race course – Avanti Run (First Come, First Served)
3:00 pm – Jimmie Heuga Memorial Ski Down led by Billy Kidd (Meet at top of Chair 26, Simba will be re-named for the day to “Jimmie Heuga Express”)
4:00pm – 6:00pm Après Party and Awards at Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa in the Colorado Ballroom

National Sponsors:
Biogen Idec, Marriott Vail Mountain Resort & Spa, Teva Neuroscience

Local Sponsors:
Avon Liquor, Colorado Business Bank, Crazy Mountain Brewery, Eagle County Contractors, Genzyme, a Sanofi Company, Majestic Mountain Movers, Moe's Original BBQ, TV8, Questcor, Vail Daily, Vail Valley Dental, Vail Resorts

For more information contact Lynn Billings at 970-926-1292 or via e-mail at: lbillings@mscando.org
For more information about Can Do Multiple Sclerosis and its programs, visit www.mscando.org or call 888-do-it-4-ms.

 

 Details
Date & Time: Feb 08, 2014 08:30 AM to
Feb 28, 2014 04:00 PM
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Location: Vail Mountain
US - I70, exit 176
Vail CO
USA
81658
 
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Registration Closes: Mar 31, 2014 06:00 PM

Coordinator:

Lynn Billings
lbillings@mscando.org
970-926-1292
Top Fundraisers
1. Teva Neuroscience
2. Molly Murphy
3. Wilder Heuga
4. Winston Heuga
5. Patricia Foxwell
Top Teams
1. Teva Neuroscience
2. Heuganauts
3. Summit Neurology-Naughty Neurons
4. Powder Thrashers
5. The Legacy Team

*All Teams
 Registration Options
Price
USD
Individual Registration

$25.00
Team Captain Registration

$25.00
Team Member Registration

$25.00
Corporate Team Member (Must be employed by participating corporation or company)

$0.00
Volunteer Registration

$0.00
I will collect donations but will NOT participate

$0.00

 

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100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200 PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email: info@mscando.org
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Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Charitable Organization Number: 74-2337853

Formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis | Founded by Jimmie Heuga

A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.