A Huge Thanks To Atlas & Friends for the Party of the Year

All of us at Queenstown Mountain Bike Club would like to say a HUGE thank you to Atlas and friends for putting on the most epic SOS party to date.

If you missed the event at Wynyard last Saturday we are absolutely gutted for you. Starting at 4pm the evening saw heaps of amazing local riders hitting the jumps, providing entertainment while the crowds drank tasty craft beer, ate some amazing BBQ’d delights, listened to some sweet tunes and bought numerous raffle tickets in the hope of winning one of the awesome prizes donated by local Queenstown businesses.

Mountain Biker Atlas SOS Party 2015

Atlas has been holding the SOS (Season of Shred) party for a number of years to raise money to help maintain and build new mountain bike trails in Queenstown.  This year they changed it up and decided to have a jump jam at Wynyard Bike Park which turned out to be a huge success.  Looking around the crowd must have been 700 strong at least.  The money was raised by the sale of the SOS t-shirts, raffle tickets and Atlas also donated money from the food and drink sales.

The money raised is going into maintaining the Wynyard Jump Park and also to help finish the Long Live The Loop project.

        QBT Prize Winners Atlas SOS Party

Thanks to all the local companies who donated raffle prizes. Without your support each year the party would not be so successful.  For want of a better way to give you recognition – here’s a list of all who donated.

Atlas Beer Cafe
Bikeaholic
Crankworx Rotorua
Peterpans
South Star Shuttles
Queenstown Bike Taxi
Skyline Queenstown
Skyline Rotorua
Abracadabra Cafe
Brew Pub
Novotel Rotorua
Queenstown Spa Hire
GIbbston Valley Winery
The Helicopter Line
Queenstown Rafting
White Tiger Tattoo
Queenstown Fishing Charters
Spoke Magazine
Outside Sports/ RIDE
Queenstown Health
Wide Open Distributors
Onsen Hot Pools
Mons Royale
Carters
AJ Hackett
Cardrona Bike Parks

Pretty Stoked Winner of the Kona Mountain Bike - Donated By Bikeaholic Queenstown
Pretty Stoked Winner of the Kona Mountain Bike – Donated By Bikeaholic Queenstown

We’d also like to thank all the people who donated behind the scenes to make this event possible.  From designing posters and T-Shirts to donating sound equipment through to being a GB and supporting Atlas with beer, food, linen and other products.  GB’s we salute you.

Altitude Brewing
Emersons Brewery
Vertigo Bikes
TOM TOM
Ronnie Baker Design
Callum Wood Photography
Brandland
Alpine Milk
Farellis
Coopers
Garage Project
Ivy & Lolas
Liquor King
Octane Coffee
QT Laundry
Tuatara
Zeffer
Southern Hospitality
Terrace Distributors
Bidvest
Thatchers Gold
We’d like to thank all the volunteers who donated their time for us…. again.  Once again you proved how amazing the local Queenstown Community really is and we’re so lucky to have you.
And last but not least we’d like to thank DJ Justin for providing sweet tunes throughout the Jam and Rules of Addiction for encouraging the biggest mosh pit / dust fest we’ve ever seen in Queenstown, an epic end to an epic night.
Rules of Addiction at QMTBC Atlas SOS Party
Rules of Addiction at QMTBC Atlas SOS Party

Atlas, we’re looking forward to next year already. Cheers.

 

All photo’s thanks to Callum Wood.

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