Maui, Hawaii – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is partnering with Tour de France veteran and Canadian Olympian Ryder Hesjedal and Go Cycling Maui to present a weeklong cycling camp, December 4-11, 2010, geared to riders with modest to advanced fitness and experience.
This camp is designed for cyclists seeking a challenge and a one-of-a-kind experience. Instruction and training will be provided by several of the world’s most competitive riders including Hesjedal. The goal is to let every participant experience riding and support services in much the same way as those on the ProTour level, with the beauty and changing terrain of Maui as the backdrop and the challenge.
What: A one-week cycling camp for aficionados–from modest to advances fitness and experience levels—seeking the highest level of professional training.
Who: Ryder Hesjedal, professional cyclist, Tour De France veteran and Canadian Olympian, in association with local touring company, Go Cycling Maui’s Donnie Arnoult and elite support staff. Also scheduled are other top cycling professionals including Hesjedal’s Tour de France and GARMIN Transitions teammate, Christian Vande Velde ; Ironman Champion Chris Lieto ; and staff coach and Canadian Olympian Seamus McGrath.
Where: Home base is the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, with the entire island as training facility. Riders are encouraged to bring spouses, significant others and friends to enjoy the resort’s many amenities including prime positioning on Wailea Beach, top spa services, dining at the resort’s three award-winning restaurants and the incomparable service. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is the island’s first and only AAA Five Diamond and Mobil Five-Star resort and guests will be pampered throughout their stay. Maui is known for its picturesque beauty, warm weather, perfect roads and world’s best beaches.
When: Saturday, December 4 to Saturday, December 11, 2010
Why: To build cycling skills in a professional training camp; receive instruction from some of the world’s best professional cyclists; and experience all that the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea and the island of Maui have to offer.
Riders Can Expect: Complete mechanic service along with full mechanical ride support; specific equipment details organized on a one-on-one basis (Litespeed bikes are available if needed); all on-ride needs including food, drink, and clothing; basic after-ride therapy sessions, with specialty massage or acupuncture available; daily riding clothes laundry service; and a nurse on staff. Maui guide experts know how to maximize every mile of riding with thorough ride preparation and reading the wind and weather daily to provide the best experience possible.
Cost: $9,850 per rider