Sweetlines, the women-focused, woman-led, mountain bike coaching service today announced the Sugar Showdown, a freeride mountain bike event to be held at Duthie Hill Park in Issaquah, Washington, on July 7-8, 2012. The first of its kind in the northwestern United States, the women-only event is hosted by pro rider and certified coach Kat Sweet and will feature one day of coaching and one day of competition for both pro and amateur participants.
What: Sugar Showdown
Where: Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, Issaquah, Washington
When: July 7-8, 2012
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Sponsors who have signed on for the event include Body Armor, MuddBunnies, Deity, Superco, Greggâ€™s Cycles, Trek and Lumberyard. Filmmaker Mark Brent, known for his recent project, Awesome Land: Women Of Dirt, will be filming the event. â€œThe Sugar Showdown is sponsored by awesome peopleâ€”all these sponsors are showing the mountain biking community that getting women on bikes is important,â€ said Sweet. â€œItâ€™s time for women to show the world what we can do on a bike.â€