Tyler Hamilton Challenges Racers

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01/18/2006| 0 comments
by Thomas Valentinsen

Tyler Hamilton Challenges Racers

...in The RIO King of Jester Hill Climb.

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Austin, TX January 6 th: The 3 rd Annual ?Rio? King of Jester is pleased to announce the
Tyler Hamilton Foundation will be the charity beneficiary of the upcoming
Austin
hill climb event.   Gold Medal Cyclist,
Tyler Hamilton, challenges cyclists across the country to participate and record their best times at the March 5 th event.   Hamilton will travel to
Austin
later in 2006 to take on the hill, challenging the fastest times of the RIO King of Jester Hill Climb. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

 

?The Tyler Hamilton Foundation is honored to be chosen as the beneficiary of this fun event and I personally look forward to racing against the winners .? Hamilton said recently from his home in Boulder,
CO. ? I welcome the challenge and appreciate the generosity of all involved.   This is another example of how the sport of cycling can make a difference in the lives of others.   We believe in the power of cycling to heal and the power of cyclists to help. ?

?The
Rio? King of Jester challenges runners, cyclists, and many others to take on

Jester Blvd , Austin

?s steepest hill. The King and Queen of Jester will be crowned based on the results of the time trial ? a ? mile climb that?s over 20% grade. There are divisions for cyclists, runners, and alternate human power (like in-line skates and unicycles). ?The Rio? King of Jester is one of the most spectator-friendly bike and running races since fans can line the hill and cheer on their favorite racers. At the bottom of the hill, there?s a huge party with great music, food, and product demos for everybody to enjoy.

The top 10 times in each division will be invited back to race
Tyler
at a later date in 2006. So come on out to race or cheer on your favorite hill climber in the March 5 th event.

For more info visit http://www.kingofjester.com/ and http://www.tylerhamiltonfoundation.org/.

 

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