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Snow Bikes at DMR Nordic Center

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Check out the snow bikers at the Durango Nordic Center!

Check out the snow bikers at the Durango Nordic Center! Leira Parker, Devo Director Sarah Tescher and Jr Devo coach, and US national Biathlon coach Gary Colliander cruise through Boice lake today as the nordic center opened the day to snow biking.

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Durango Chiropractic Makes Devo Deal

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Donate $25 to DEVO; Get Better
Ends: 03/23/12
by: Durango Chiropractic

If you will donate $25 to DEVO, we will donate our time and services on your first visit to Durango Chiropractic. It is important to us that we help support and encourage outdoor physical activity for the youth of Durango.
First Visit includes: Complete Chiropractic Exam, X-Rays if needed and the Doctors Report of Findings.
Call today and get care for caring!

Its a team effort around here.

Its a team effort around here.

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Pastore Kids in Vermont

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Alicia Rose and brother Gino Pastore pose for a shot in Vermont last month. Alicia is off at University of Vermont and is on the college ski team and Gino is at Stratton Academy where he is also on the Nordic team. Both are doing great and loving Vermont. Gino will return in June to ride with Devo and Alicia will be off traveling the world with her new pro mtb team, BMC Development. The Pastores' have been a staple in the Devo program since day one. Special thanks to Jeanne and Mark for the years of amazing support. 63% of the photos you see on this blog are from Jeanne. Thanks so much!

Alicia Rose and brother Gino Pastore pose for a shot in Vermont last month. Alicia is off at University of Vermont and is on the college ski team and Gino is at Stratton Academy where he is also on the Nordic team. Both are doing great and loving Vermont. Gino will return in June to ride with Devo and Alicia will be off traveling the world with her new pro mtb team, BMC Development. The Pastores' have been a staple in the Devo program since day one. Special thanks to Jeanne and Mark for the years of amazing support. 63% of the photos you see on this blog are from Jeanne. Thanks so much!

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US Pro Challenge Poster Challenge

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Check it out, Call to Artists Poster Contest. The US Pro Challenge road race is coming to town August 20th of this very year and they want us locals to design our stage’s poster. It is open to anyone living in Durango and there is sure to be an amazing prize for the winning poster. Get to work!

Howard Grotts winning the 2011 Collegiate Nationals Xc with a front flat. He wont be doing the poster contest because he'll be in the Dominican Republic racing for the US in a crazy sounding road stage race, followed by his first pro xc MTB race in Texas for the Specialized World Team. I guess he's missing out!

Howard Grotts winning the 2011 Collegiate Nationals Xc with a front flat. He wont be doing the poster contest because he'll be in the Dominican Republic racing for the US in a crazy sounding road stage race, followed by his first pro xc MTB race in Texas for the Specialized World Team. I guess he's missing out!

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Spring ’12 Registration opens March 1 at 8 am

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2012 Devo Jr Spring Ride Groups for April 2nd-May 25th
Registration starts March 1st at 8 am

Monday: Kindergarten 4-5:30
Monday: 1st Grade 4-6 pm
Monday: Skills at BMX Track (2nd-5th) 4-6 pm
Tuesday: 20″ Inchers ages 2nd-4th 4- 6 pm
Tuesday: 24″Inchers ages 3rd-5th 4-6 pm
Wednesday: All Girls Ride ages 2nd-5th 4-6 pm
Wednesdays: 24″/26″ Advanced ages 4th-5th 4- 6 pm
Thursday: All Girls Advanced ages 4th-5th 4- 6 pm
Thursday: Co-ed 20/24″Inchers ages 2nd-5th 4-6 pm

NEW Stryder Group: Tuesdays from 10-11 with Chad and Julie (4 week test run to start May 1st)

Things to know:
1. Spring Devo starts April 2nd- May 25th
2. Registration opens up March 1st
3. March 24th is Devo Benefit Day at DMR
4. April 4th Zia/Devo Short Track/ Parent Social at Ska
5. May 23rd is the Devo Jr Fun Race

U14 and Explorer’s start April 2nd as well!

U14 Girls Mondays and Wednesdays with Annie and Sage
U14 Boys Mondays and Wednesdays with Mint and Lukas
Explorers Tuesdays with Bailey and Russell
Flyers start in the summer

U14 Dates to know:
Hello Devo U14ers or those interested in being a Devo U14er!
Feb 15th-March 28th is our Wednesday afternoon 4:15-5:15 Pre-season spin class taught by Chad at Core Value Training. $10/class and are open to all Devo athletes and coaches. Parents, try out the 4:30-5:30 Zumba class in the Studio next door or treat yourself to a massage by Devo Mom Leticia Rambo.
March 27th Tuesday night 6-7 is our U14 Devo info meeting in Eulos room at Rec Center and Bike Fit from 7-8 pm in Windom
April 2nd U14 practice starts (Mon. and Weds. practice)
April 6-8th is Top Secret Training Camp
April 4th our Zia/Devo Short Track series starts
* U19 meeting info night is March 12th 6:30-7:30 at Rec Center

More info on the program?
Sarah Tescher (Dir of Devo) sarah@durangodevo.com (970)779-8480
Chad Cheeney (Team Manager) chad@durangodevo.com (970)764-5909

U19 Boys and Girls
Feb 15th-March 28th is our Wednesday afternoon 4:15-5:15 Pre-season spin class taught by Chad at Core Value Training. $10/class and are open to all Devo athletes and coaches. Parents, try out the 4:30-5:30 Zumba class in the Studio next door or treat yourself to a massage by Devo Mom Leticia Rambo.
March 12th is the team meeting from 6:30-7:30 at Rec center
March 13th (Tues/Thurs/Friday 4:15-6:15 with Chad, Brendan, Mint, Elke and Jen)
March 27th Tuesday night 6-8 is our Bike Fit night at Rec Center
April 4th our Zia/Devo Short Track series starts
April 6-8th is Top Secret Training Camp

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Devo Preseason Spin Class at Core Value Begins Wednesday

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Its true. Durango Devo has a spin class and it is every season, at this very moment and just when we need it most. Devo’s preseason spin class will run the next 8 wednesday nights at Core Value Fitness Center in Durango, near Bread Bakery, from 4:15-5:15pm. The class focuses on the art of pedaling, with a little cycling history thrown in for good measure. The spin will be led by Coach Chad and  is open to all U14,19, Sweet Elite male and female cyclists. Cost is $10. Check here for Core Value’s schedule.

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Mountain States Cup Releases Schedule for 2012

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MSC#1 Riverside Rampage XC // TT // CR
May 18-20 // Salida, CO

MSC#2 Chile Challenge DH // SD // XC
June 8-10 // Angel Fire, NM // ProGRT

MSC#3 Wildfower Rush DH // SD // XC
June 22-24 // Crested Butte, CO // Crested Butte Bike Week

MSC#4 Storm Peak Stampede DH // SD // XC
July 20 – 22 // Steamboat Springs, CO // State Champs //

MSC#5 Full Tilt in Telluride DH // SD // XC
August 10-12 // Mountain Village, CO // Season Finalé //

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US Pro Challenge Announcement Tonight at Steamworks

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The US Pro Challenge is coming to town! After missing out on last years inaugural tour of Colorado, Durango has been announced as the opening stage of the 2012 edition. The route has yet to be unveiled, so head to Steamworks tonight at 5:30 and be a part of the official announcement and celebration of the August 20th event.

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2012 Devo Supporter Jerseys Up For Grabs

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Keenan rode well in his first cross race ever

The Supporter jersey is back for 2012. Devo will be placing an order next week. If you would like to get in on the sweetest Devo jersey yet, and support our junior program, please email Chad@durangodevo.com for more information. Have a great day!

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Devo receives DMR Benefit Day!

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Devo will be the benefactor of Durango Mountain Resort’s Benefit Day Sunday March 25th, 2012.

Locals Benefit Day lift tickets are $40 adults; $32 students/seniors; and $25 children. Locals Benefit Day lift ticket coupons will be available in local publications and online at www.skipurg.com/localsday. YOU NEED A COUPON FOR BENEFIT DAY!

Other recipients are Durango Foundation for Educational Excellence (Dec. 18, 2011); Community Connections, Inc. (Jan. 22, 2012); Durango Independent Film Festival (Feb. 12, 2012);

So mark you calendars and lose you season pass for March 25th!!!!

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