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  • About Amy

    Amy Alison Dombroski passed tragically at age 26 while training abroad in Belgium. She was a versatile cyclist with U23 National Championship titles in road, mountain, and cyclocross. Still early in her career, she was considered by many in the sport to be a rising talent and serious contender at world-class cycling events.

    In her short but full life, Amy touched the hearts of communities in the United States and Europe. Amy had a passion for life that transcended the sport of cycling; she loved to share this passion with the friends and family that surrounded her. She also had an uncanny ability to transform challenges she faced in her own life into intense positive focus. The tattoo of a lighting bolt that Amy bore on her wrist served as a remembrance of her mother’s tragic death, and provided her a daily source of motivation.

  • Amy’s words

    Visit Amy's site to read her blog posts. Her last blog post from September 2013 gives us our direction for the Amy D. Foundation.

  • The Amy D. Foundation Mission Statement

    The Amy D. Foundation is a nonprofit organization created in honor of Amy Alison Dombroski, whose love for cycling and life touched many people around the world.

    The Amy D. Foundation encourages and supports young women through cycling, inspiring the celebration of healthy challenge and empowering the confident pursuit of lofty dreams.

  • Programs

    -- Amy D. Racing is an elite-level racing program. We are starting small with one racer for the 2014-15 cyclo-cross season. Read Erica's blog here!

    -- Ride Like Amy D. is our bike loaner program. For the 2014-15 cyclo-cross season, Michelle is riding Amy's Mosaic and Sarah is riding Amy's Luna Orbea. Read their blogs here!

    -- Amy D. Sunday Sessions are a series mountain bike clinics for young girls and are a collaboration with Little Bellas.

The Amy D. Sunday Sessions are collaboration between The Amy D. Foundation and The Little Bellas dedicated to Amy’s memory and passing on her love of cycling. We aim to honor our long time friend by inspiring the next generation to love the sport as Amy did.

The Amy D. Sunday Sessions offer girls Beti Bike Bash camp fun consistently throughout the summer to reinforce a strong female bond and mountain bike skills progression. The Amy D. Sunday Sessions include a Little Bellas Primal jersey, a goodie bag, and an end-of-season celebration including families.


  • VALMONT PARK, BOULDER, CO: Sundays from 4 to 6 PM (ages 7 – 12)  6/21, 6/28,  7/12, 7/19, 7/26,  8/2, 8/9
    Coordinator: Amber Rydholm,
  • LAKEWOOD, CO: Sundays from 4 to 6 PM (ages 7 – 13)  Dates and location to be announced soon!
    Coordinator: Kara Johnson,, 720.509.9553
  • Registration opens February 1st, 2015 at 9 AM EST on the Active site.
    $199 before March 14, $220 after March 14.
    Scholarships are available upon request. Please email for a form.

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