Mountain Bikers and Pilots alike will be getting their Whiskey Tango On as Nation’s Premier Mountain Biking Event Takes Place in Prescott – April 24-26
April 14, 2015, Prescott, Arizona – Guidance Aviation has been named an Official Sponsor of the 2015 Whiskey Off-Road, the epicenter of the mountain biking culture, taking place in Prescott, Arizona, April 24th – 26th. In 2013, the city-wide event added $4.4 million to the City of Prescott and surrounding region’s economy in addition to creating 96 jobs and $2.5 million in labor income in 2013*.
“Guidance Aviation recognizes the importance of the Whiskey Off-Road and its positive economic impact on the City of Prescott and local businesses. We are excited to support this event to help bolster the growing economic benefit the Whiskey Off-Road provides to our City and surrounding region,” states Dave Roy, Director of Communications, Guidance Aviation.
Guidance Aviation has stepped up its support of the yearly event, becoming an Official Sponsor by providing aerial and ground video crews, photographers, and online promotional efforts to record and promote the race and events. Guidance Aviation will produce high definition videos for Epic Rides in order to promote the event and bring even more economic benefit to the City of Prescott and surrounding region in years to come.
“Guidance Aviation has been a tremendous supporter of Epic Rides four years in-a-row. Their interest in providing the best in aerial footage and video production has allowed Epic Rides to further enhance the imagery of the Prescott community and the Prescott National Forest resulting in greater reach and awareness of the Whiskey Off-Road mountain bike event and community concert worldwide.” -Todd Sadow, President, Epic Rides
The yearly mountain biking event is one of the largest in the United States, boasting a purse of $30,000 to be evenly distributed among the leading male and female riders. Information on Epic Rides and the Whiskey Off-Road can be viewed on Epic Rides website.
Guidance Aviation is an FAA approved Part 141 helicopter flight training institution with flight operations in Prescott, Arizona and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Through its collegiate partner programs, graduates earn both their Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS), Aviation Technology – Helicopter Pilot Operations, and the necessary FAA Ratings and Certificates (CFI-I) to become professional helicopter pilots.
As a military friendly organization, the majority of Guidance Aviation staff and student body are U.S. Military Veterans. Check out our website: Guidance Aviation
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