Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort and Giant Bicycles have come together along with the Ride Giant / Ride Northstar mountain bike sponsorship program to host the USA movie premiere of 3 MINUTE GAPS on Saturday, June 18, 2011. The event will be a kickoff to summer celebration with the bike park grand opening, a BBQ, a fantastic raffle and more.

For the movie premiere and kickoff to summer celebration on Saturday, June 18, Northstar-at-Tahoe will also be extending its mountain bike park hours till 6:00 p.m. that day. The party will start at 5:30 p.m. on the Lodge at Big Springs Deck with a BBQ at Chill Peppers, with the movie and raffle following.

The movie is free to the public and will take place in the upper level of the Day Lodge. The gondola will continue to run at 5:30 p.m. for free to guests without bikes and will run until 9:00 p.m. that evening.

For two years the crew of 3 MINUTE GAPS have followed the world’s best mountain bike racers around the globe documenting them as they trained, prepared, rode, ate, traveled, raced, celebrated, commiserated, and made sacrifices simply because of the weight of ambition to be the fastest. There is no truer, more accurate and intimate depiction of the hallowed worlds of the very best World Cup rider’s than 3 MINUTE GAPS.

Filmed in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, and every round of the 2009 and 2010 World Cup Series and World Championships.

Director Clay Porter has traveled the world capturing a story of triumph and struggle.

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