Coffee Talk with Mike Kuhn ‘96 – Marketing in the world of Sports

Coffee Talk with Mike Kuhn ‘96
Marketing in the world of Sports
Monday, November 6
Drop in anytime between 10:30-12:00
Botany Building Basement Conference Room (entry through Office of Global Education)

Photo from Outdoor Experience Organization

Mike Kuhn wears a lot of helmets (bad pun – had to!) as the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League Director, the President of the Outdoor Experience Organization, and a Co-Founder of Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Racing. As a former racer for the Bucknell Cycling Team, Mike turned his passion into his profession. He has years of race organizing and promotion. He will be on-campus and available for students to drop in and ask any questions they may have about the world of sports marketing, event promotion, and turning a passion into a career.

Please join us for drop in hours over coffee, tea and cookies with Mike on November 2nd, between 10:30 – 12 in the Botany Building Basement Conference Room (entry is through Office of Global Education) to learn more about Mike and world of sports marketing!

More on Mike:

Mike Kuhn has been an important presence on the East Coast cycling scene for a long time. His race promoting career started way back in college, running the successful Bucknell Rocktober Mountain Bike Challenge at RB Winter State Park. Before long, he had a number of successful events under his belt at this and other venues in Central PA. Several of these have developed into events which draw international competitors and huge exposure. Particularly noteworthy are: Iron Cross, America’s Longest Cyclocross Race The visitPA.com Stage Race and Festival Weekend, The Rattlin 50 Mountain Bike Marathon, and The International Intergalactic Global Open Mountain Bike Team Relay. Having competed across the country on the road bike for a few years and putting in a gig as an xc racer, Mike has more recently focused on ultra endurance mountain bike racing and, as a career, coaching endurance athletes for their athletic endeavors.

 

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