Amy D. Foundation to support development team at Green Mountain Stage Race; seeks funding for growth of program

August 22, 2016 – (Boulder, CO)  The Amy D. Foundation is proud to announce that it will field a composite team of riders at the Green Mountain Stage Race (www.gmsr.info), September 2-5, 2016 in Vermont.  The structure of the team will provide important development opportunities for up-and-coming athletes including the historic immersion of a 24-year-old from Eritrea, Africa, in collaboration with the Team Africa Rising program. The Amy D. Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, works to build participation, opportunity, and equality for women in the sport of cycling, empowering the pursuit of lofty dreams.  Seasoned professional cyclists and carefully-selected staff provide mentoring of developing athletes, an important component of the programming.  The ultimate goal is to facilitate strong personal and societal development that transcends the sport of cycling. The Amy D. Foundation will support a team of six riders at the upcoming event:  Gretchen Stumhofer (27, San Diego, CA), Cara O'Neill (17, Tucson, AZ), Kira Payer (17, Housatonic, MA), Lauren LeClaire (30,...
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