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Compete for $120K in Prize Money at GoPro Mountain Games in Vail This Summer

With more than 15 events in professional and amateur categories, athletes can enter to win over $120K in prize money

The GoPro Mountain Games are returning to Vail, Colo. June 10-13, 2021. With more than 15 events in professional and amateur categories, athletes can enter to win over $120K in prize money by biking, fly fishing, kayaking, SUPing, running, disc golf, and more.

The Mountain Games are a project of the non-profit Vail Valley Foundation, which has a mission to enhance the quality of life in the Vail Valley through arts, athletics, and education.

GoPro Mountain Games Vail 2021 kayak
Photo: GoPro Mountain Games

“We could not be more excited to bring some joy, vitality, and positivity into people’s lives in the fresh air and sunshine of this beautiful mountain setting,” says Event Director, Dave Dressman. “We have looked at this from every angle and we feel confident we have a strong baseline plan to execute a safe, high-level, athlete-focused GoPro Mountain Games this June.”

In addition to the athletic competitions, there will also be limited capacity, physically distanced, live music, outdoor yoga, art, and photo competitions. The Mountain Games also offers dog-friendly competitions and lodging options for your favorite K-9 athletes.

GoPro Mountain Games Vail 2021 5K
Photo: GoPro Mountain Games

This year the GoPro Mountain Games will provide a Daily Live Show through our friends at Outside TV as well as stream all three nights of our Mountains of Music concert series.

Athlete registration is expected to open on April 9. Learn more at mountaingames.com.

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