Avon council says ‘no’ to GoPro Games event

By Randy Wyrick

AVON — The Avon Town Council said thanks but no thanks to hosting a pair of GoPro Games events.The Vail Valley Foundation wanted to run an enduro mountain bike race on the West Avon Preserve. The Town Council voted 6-1 against it. When the vote was finally cast Tuesday, many in the room applauded.Along with the mountain bike race, the Town Council also sank a proposed GoPro Games standup paddleboard event on Avon’s Nottingham Lake, which was part of the same proposal. That event may come back as a separate proposal, the VVF said.Location, locationThe sticking point was the location, …

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