Category: Fitness

Annual Fitness Testing Ranks Big Bear Firefighters at the Top For Fifth Straight Year

Big Bear, CA, January 5, 2017 – Big Bear Fire Department is recognized as the Most Fit Fire Department in 2016. They have achieved this distinction for five years running from Fitness Appraisal, Inc. Once a year, firefighters are put through an intensive physical fitness screening process. An Exercise Physiologist at FAI tests firefighters with an array of physical fitness testing equipment and blood tests. Big Bear Fire Department has surpassed the ideal standard of 1500 points, topping the rankings for 2016 achieving an average performance score of 1690.8. Each year, FAI determines the Most Fit Fire Department among its...

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Olympian To Lead Kodiak 100 Parade Lap

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 13, 2016 – United States Olympian Brenda Martinez of the Big Bear Track Club is set to lead the ceremonial parade lap to start the Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon in Big Bear Lake on Friday September 16th. The parade lap takes runners on a short loop through The Village of Big Bear Lake running right down Village Drive before they depart on their 100 mile trail run around the lake. The community is invited to come out and support our local Olympian and the runners taking on one of the toughest races in the country. The parade...

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Tour De Big Bear Is Here!

Big Bear, CA,  August 5th, 2016 – Big Bear Cycling is pleased to present the only WEEK LONG CYCLING FESTIVAL IN THE UNITED STATES!  Please plan your weekend schedule around the many awesome rides and events we have available.  Mountain bike, road bike, downhill bike, kids events, ride with professional riders, community concert and cycling film festival, bike concours, poker ride and of course the Big Bear Mountain Bike Gran Fondo/Grizzly 100 and the Tour de Big Bear! This year Big Bear Lake is very excited to have two very well known professional riders joining us for the entire...

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Big Bear Cycling Festival week is here . . . GET READY TO RIDE!!

Big Bear, CA, July 30th, 2016 – Big Bear Cycling is pleased to present the only WEEK LONG CYCLING FESTIVAL IN THE UNITED STATES and it starts TODAY!!  Please plan your weekly schedule around the many awesome rides and events we have available this week.  Mountain bike, road bike, downhill bike, kids events, ride with professional riders, community concert and cycling film festival, bike concours, poker ride and of course the Big Bear Mountain Bike Gran Fondo/Grizzly 100 and the Tour de Big Bear! This year Big Bear Lake is very excited to have two very well known professional...

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Big Bear Cycling Festival Announces Grand Marshals

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 11th, 2016 – Big Bear Cycling Association (BBCA) announced that Freddie Rodriguez and Tinker Juarez will be Grand Marshalls for the 3 rd annual Big Bear Cycling Festival which will be held in Big Bear Lake, California July 30 – August 7. The festival celebrates all disciplines of cycling, including road, mountain and recreational, and is geared for all level of riders including professional, endurance athlete, weekend warrior, fitness or family. Fast Freddie Rodriguez is a former American professional road cyclist and record four-time USA Pro road National Champion. Freddie started his career in the United States Junior development program and...

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