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VAIL, COLORADO – Dec. 2008 –
First Descents, the Colorado charity founded and run by world champion professional kayaker Brad Ludden – who is also
Magazine’s 2008 Most Eligible Bachelor – is giving away a free “Bachelor” Ski Day in Vail with Ludden (pictured above), US Ski Team legends Mike Friedberg, and
contender Ryan Sutter.
The grand prize will go to the person who makes the biggest donation to the charity during their Holiday Donation Drive, which kicks off this Sunday, December 14, with a telethon on local Channel 8 from 8:30 AM -9:30 AM, and lasts until Sunday, December 21. Other high donors will have a chance to win other prizes, such as a pair of Head Skis, Smith Wear and Smart Wool products.
To donate online, visit
and click the “Donor” button or call in to the First Descents Office at 970-845-8410.
First Descents is the only charitable organization that specifically targets young adults with cancer. Its mission is to put on several weeklong camps each year on rivers in Colorado and Wyoming in order to utilize whitewater kayaking and other outdoor adventure sports to promote emotional, psychological and physical healing. To learn more, visit