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Summit Adventure Racing Competes and Finishes World Series Event Raid in France....  
Raid in France is an epic multi day (4 days) adventure race held in the Rhone Alpes region of France.  It is part of the World Series of Adventure Racing.  Copley captained the 4 person coed team to a finish after racing straight for over 87 hours.  
Todd Copley of The Summit Brands joins Lindblad Expeditions & National Geographic as Vice President of Expedition Development.  
Copley will oversee the repositioning of Lindblad Expeditions' newest ship the Orion to Europe for a full season of expedition cruises in 2016.   For more information visit Travel Weekly's article published on 7 January 2015 by clicking on the photo of the Orion on the left.
Summit Events to Attend Bicycle Event Directors Conference in Philadelphia on December 6 2014.  
Todd Copley, President of The Summit Brands, LLC, will be in Philadelphia to attend the Bicycle Event Directors Conference.  
The Summit Brands to host Bicycling Tour of Croatia in October 2015


Join the Summit Brands as we explore the best of the Dalmation Coast of Croatia by bicycle in October of 2015.  If stunning coastal routes through charming fishing villages and up to dramatic overlooks are your idea of blissful cycling, you'll love being a part of this once in a lifetime cycling journey.  


Dates:  October 3-12 2015

Price:  $3,945 INCLUDING AIRFARE (from New York)


General Trip Information

10 Days

Activity Level:  Moderate

Daily mileage:  13-35 (with always longer options)

Group size:  20


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Detailed Itinerary


DAY 1: Depart U.S. / Fly overnight to Split


DAY 2: Arrive in Split, Croatia / Transfer to Trogir


DAY 3: Meet Trip Leaders / Transfer from Trogir to the Island of Brac / Warm-up ride / Welcome reception


DAY 4: Cycle from Postira to Pucisca and Skrip / Visit stonecutters' school / Home-hosted dinner


DAY 5: Shuttle to Vidova Gora, the Summit of the Adriatic / Ride through rural villages / Visit Milna, the Bay of a Thousand Ships


DAY 6: Bike to Bol and Zlatni Rat Beach / Boat ride / Explore Hvar town and fortress


DAY 7: Ride Hvar's dramatic wilderness / Explore Stari Grad


DAY 8: Ride through lavender fields / Explore Vrboska harbor


DAY 9: Transfer to Split / Free time / 


DAY 10: Depart for U.S.


Garrett College's Adventure Sports Institute wins National Collegiate Championship in Adventure Racing.  


4 October 2014

The Adventure Sports Institute at Garrett College recently competed in the USARA Adventure Racing National Championshps.  The team is comprised of students from the college and coached by Todd Copley of The Summit Brands and Summit Adventure Racing.  After 24 hours of non-stop mountain biking, trekking, paddling and swimming class IV whitewater, the team compiled over 20 check points to be recognized as the National Champions!  


Over the course of 2014, the team participated in several long, 

endurance races in the mid Atlantic in preparation for the National



"The team performed superbly" exclaimed Copley.  "After a big 

learning curve this spring, they pulled it all together to make this 

happen.  They are true National Champions!" 


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